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Current Events Quiz, October 12, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the _______, warned last week that governments are risking a currency war if they attempt to manipulate exchange rates to address domestic economic problems.

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Question 2.
A rescue shaft reached miners trapped for more than two months in _______ over the weekend, leading to speculation that they could be freed soon.

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Question 3.
The government of China warned that its diplomatic relations with Norway could suffer as a result of

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Question 4.
Arab foreign ministers endorsed the refusal of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend negations with Israel unless the government of Israel

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Question 5.
Voters in _______ headed to the polls over the weekend for an historic election that would create the first parliamentary republic in central Asia.

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Question 6.
The Ukrainian government announced it was imposing export restrictions on ______ until after the summer drought ends, sending commodity prices sharply higher last week.

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Question 7.
Last week, militants in ______ set fire to 24 Nato trucks held at the country’s border with Afghanistan and signaling of the severity of the threat to Nato’s supply lines.

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Question 8.
Sharp divisions appeared in the ruling party of President Goodluck Jonathan in _____ over the weekend as the country celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of its independence from Britain.

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Question 9.
The French and British governments last week continued negotiations that would expand cooperation in the area of

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Question 10.
Linda Norgrove, a British national, was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend. Who was Norgrove?

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