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Current Events Quiz, December 7, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A standoff between developing and developed countries over efforts to address climate change appears likely at upcoming meetings in Canc�n. What international agreement is the Canc�n meetings intended to address?

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Question 2.
The U.S. State Department scrambled last week to limit damage caused by the release of more than 250,000 diplomatic cables by

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Question 3.
As its gold imports soared to more than 209 tons during the first ten months of the year, China is poised to overtake ______ as the world's largest buyer of gold.

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Question 4.
What international event last week linked Russia and Qatar.

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Question 5.
Over the weekend, the United States announced it had concluded a new trade agreement with the government of

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Question 6.
In an effort to avoid an economic bubble and slow economic growth, the government of Brazil last week announced it was

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Question 7.
Elections in ______ were marred by irregularities last week after the country's elections council overturned its first announcement that opposition candidate Alassane Ouattara had won and declared incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo the winner.

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Question 8.
President Barack Obama made a surprise trip to _____ last week in order to visit with troops on the ground.

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Question 9.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy appealed for help from the government of ______ at the G20 and announced a series of proposals intended to develop a closer relationship between the two countries over the weekend.

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Question 10.
A wildcat strike grounded air traffic over the weekend in ______, leading the government to threaten to impose a state of emergency if the strike was not called off.

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