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Current Events Quiz, September 19, 2011

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
On Sunday, a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck

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Question 2.
The Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, announced last week that he would take his bid for Palestinian statehood to

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Question 3.
Fighters loyal to Libya's provisional rebel government have launched a new attack on this holdout city, the hometown of Moammar Qaddafi.

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Question 4.
The country of _______________ elected its first female prime minister last week.

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Question 5.
Which body threatened last week not to pay the latest installment of Greece's bailout unless the country takes more action to deal with its debt problems?

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Question 6.
It was reported last week that economic growth in the European Union is expected to ______________ by the end of this year.

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Question 7.
An assault by insurgents in the heart of this capital city's diplomatic and military district lasted for 20 hours last week until security forces finally defeated the attackers.

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Question 8.
Julius Malema, the leader of the ruling party's youth league, was convicted of using hate speech last week in this country, which has a history of serious racial divisions.

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Question 9.
A parliamentary "vote of confidence" on the Italian government's unpopular austerity package last week

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Question 10.
In response to speculation that Greece could be forced out of the eurozone due to its economic problems, the leaders of France and Germany last week stated

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