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Current Events Quiz, October 24, 2011

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A controversial prisoner swap last week between Israel and _______________ freed an Israeli soldier who had been held captive for five years.

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Question 2.
On Sunday this country held what has been called the first election of the "Arab Spring" in order to select a constituent assembly to design a new political system.

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Question 3.
President Obama declared last week that by the end of 2011 there will be ______________________ U.S. troops left in Iraq.

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Question 4.
In a historic move, this militant group announced last week that it will lay down its arms.

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Question 5.
Former Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi was

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Question 6.
Kenya sent troops into Somalia last week in order to fight against

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Question 7.
In apparent retaliation for Ukraine's jailing of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, the European Union has

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Question 8.
Pakistan and India made news this week as the two states

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Question 9.
Protests in Greece turned violent last week as the Greek parliament prepared to vote on

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Question 10.
Turkey vowed revenge last week for attacks by _________________ that killed 24 policemen and soldiers.

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