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Current Events Quiz, February 13, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The president of _________________ was ousted at gunpoint last week.

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Question 2.
Amid growing U.S. concern and diplomatic pressure, Egypt last week ___________________ the 19 U.S. citizens it had been holding.

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Question 3.
It was announced last week that the two largest Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, would

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Question 4.
A dispute between the European Union and China escalated last week as China ordered its airlines

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Question 5.
After the UN Security Council failed to agree on a plan of action toward Syria, the Syrian government continued its fierce attacks on this city, the focal point of the rebellion.

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Question 6.
Fears mounted last week that ____________ would be forced into a messy default after its leaders failed to agree on new austerity measures in exchange for a new EU bailout.

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Question 7.
In a surprise revelation, it was reported last week that China held talks with members of the Syrian

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Question 8.
Tensions rose between Great Britain and Argentina last week over Britain's alleged militarization of these disputed islands.

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Question 9.
Mixed messages about democracy emerged from this country last week, as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi began her campaign for a parliamentary seat but an activist monk was detained by the government.

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Question 10.
The prime minister of this European country resigned last week after nationwide protests against austerity measures.

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