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Current Events Quiz, January 9, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Iran threatened unspecified action last week if

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Question 2.
The government of ________________ has arrested the former head of the country's armed forces on suspicion of hatching an anti-government plot.

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Question 3.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai demanded last week that the U.S. detention center at Bagram air base

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Question 4.
This country's new constitution has produced growing international concern in recent days over provisions that appear to undermine democratic checks and balances.

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Question 5.
Great Britain last week joined the U.S. in warning Iran not to close

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Question 6.
In response to South Korea's suggestion that a "window of opportunity" exists to rebuild ties after the death of Kim Jong-Il, North Korea

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Question 7.
The U.S. issued a stern warning to __________________ last week about a heightened clampdown on dissidents which has alarmed Western governments.

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Question 8.
It was announced last week that this organization plans to set up an office in Qatar.

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Question 9.
President Obama gave a high-profile speech last week in which he announced that he planned to __________________ the size of the U.S. army.

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Question 10.
It was announced last weekend that this country's president had been falsely diagnosed with cancer.

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