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Current Events Quiz, January 16, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The U.S. has announced that it will restore diplomatic relations with

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Question 2.
The ratings agency Standard and Poor's made news last week by downgrading the credit rating of this European country.

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Question 3.
Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad made a surprise announcement last week, saying that members of the opposition that is threatening his regime

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Question 4.
In its closely watched presidential election, Taiwan

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Question 5.
An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed last week in

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Question 6.
Hakimullah Mehsud, the head of the Pakistani Taliban, has reportedly been

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Question 7.
A dispute between the U.S. and China grew last week as the U.S. sanctioned Chinese companies

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Question 8.
An Iranian-American who was convicted by Iran of being a CIA spy was last week

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Question 9.
American and Afghan officials last week condemned the behavior shown in a video. This video purports to show

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Question 10.
The president of this country is facing a powerful protest movement from unions who have threatened to shut down the country's oil production.

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