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Current Events Quiz, June 13, 2011

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
As the Syrian government cracks down on rebels, a flood of refugees is pouring into

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Question 2.
Which two countries have drafted a UN resolution condemning Syria for its crackdown?

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Question 3.
The EU last week gave a green light for EU membership to

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Question 4.
Peru’s presidential election was won by leftwing ex-general

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Question 5.
A Chinese blogger who posted a political joke about a local Communist party chief received what punishment last week?

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Question 6.
It was reported last week that Japan’s exports, after two months of decline,

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Question 7.
The government of _______________ last week approved a four-year austerity package in exchange for receiving a new bailout from the EU and IMF.

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Question 8.
After the heaviest bombardment of the 11-week air campaign against Libya, Moammar Qaddafi last week

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Question 9.
Iran announced last week that it planned to increase its

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Question 10.
The International Atomic Energy Agency last week referred ___________ to the UN Security Council over allegations that it covertly built a nuclear reactor within its borders.

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