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Current Events Quiz, August 1, 2011

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
What high profile Afghan official was killed last week in a suicide bombing?

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Question 2.
Christine Lagarde recently warned the U.S. that it must take bold action on its debt issues to avert deeper financial trouble. Lagarde is the head of

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Question 3.
Which important Libyan leader was killed last week?

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Question 4.
Who is believed to be responsible for the killing referenced in the above question?

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Question 5.
A show of force in Egypt’s Tahrir Square by _________________ prompted pro-democracy forces to withdraw in anger.

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Question 6.
Last week the U.S. moved toward the first nuclear talks with ________________ in two years.

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Question 7.
China’s media defied censors in criticizing the government over

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Question 8.
Which European country is feared to be the next to join Greece, Ireland, and Portugal as the recipient of an EU bailout?

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Question 9.
The prime minister of ________________________called for early elections on Friday after the country suffered a new threat of a credit rating downgrade from the rating agency Moody’s.

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Question 10.
Anders Behring Breivik, who has confessed to an attack in Norway that killed 76 people, now claims that he was

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