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Current Events Quiz, June 27, 2011

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Oil prices dropped more than 7 per cent this past week after

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Question 2.
The European Union is expected to modify its visa-free travel zone

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Question 3.
President Obama announced last week that America will, by the end of 2011,

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Question 4.
Right-wing Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who was on trial for inciting hatred against Muslims,

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Question 5.
China last week took what action toward Ai Weiwei, its most famous artist and a vocal critic of the government?

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Question 6.
Mexico made big news last week when it arrested

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Question 7.
The president of ____________________ promised political reforms in a public address but took no concrete steps toward meeting the demands of pro-democracy protesters.

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Question 8.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pledged to support _________________ in a maritime dispute over islands in the South China Sea.

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Question 9.
The U.S. widened the scope of its sanctions against ________________ to include the country’s main commercial airline and a key port operator.

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Question 10.
Last week Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, who confronted fierce opposition over his government’s proposed austerity measures, faced a crucial no confidence vote in parliament. The result was that

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