Current Events Quiz, June 20, 2011
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai revealed last Thursday that _________________ is involved in preliminary peace talks with the Taliban.
the government of Afghanistan
the government of Pakistan
the United States
Women in Saudi Arabia are, with increasing frequency, posting pictures of themselves online engaging in what banned activity to protest this ban?
walking the streets unveiled
Following the killing of Osama Bin Laden, Al Qaeda has reportedly selected as its new leader
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.
It was announced last week that Pakistan had arrested five “informants” who had allegedly fed information to
Indian intelligence officials.
the Central Intelligence Agency.
the Pakistani Taliban.
President Obama recently called for a ceasefire in Sudan, where fighting has escalated between
government militias and civilians in Darfur.
the government and rebels in the capital city.
rival militias in Darfur.
the north and the south.
The International Monetary Fund announced last week that the risks of another global credit shortage have
become much more difficult to estimate.
Disgraced former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s first words after being detained, according to prosecutors, involved him invoking what privilege?
the fifth amendment
the right to an attorney
the right to remain silent
A senior Palestinian official has confirmed that the Palestinians will urge the UN to
recognize an independent Palestinian state.
condemn Israel’s nuclear program.
place sanctions on Israel.
declare the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal.
This country, which has experienced the highest inflation of any major emerging market, raised interest rates last week for the 10th time in 15 months.
In response to the country’s youth-led protest movement, the King of Morocco is expected to
implement a Syria-style crackdown.
lift the country’s ban on all social media.
give a greater role to elected politicians.
step down from power.
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