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Current Events Quiz, February 20, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last week President Obama hosted the man expected to be the next leader of ____________________ at the White House.

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Question 2.
Robert Zoellick has announced that he will be leaving the presidency of this institution, beginning a battle for a position that has traditionally been held by a U.S. citizen.

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Question 3.
A wave of bombings in India, Georgia, and Thailand last week targeted officials associated with this country.

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Question 4.
Opposition protesters clashed with police in __________________ last week, marking the one year anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising.

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Question 5.
A "carbon trade war" is reportedly looming over the controversial policy of

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Question 6.
Iran made a surprise announcement this week that it was open to

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Question 7.
Despite promising a referendum on constitutional reforms, the Syrian government intensified its bombardment of the city of ____________ last week.

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Question 8.
Western fears are increasing that Syria's alleged stockpile of ____________________ could be attacked or seized by opposition groups or militants.

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Question 9.
Tensions grew last week between eurozone countries and institutions over the merits of providing another bailout to _______________ versus allowing it to go bankrupt.

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Question 10.
Energy experts expressed fears last week that the decision of _________________ to shut down oil production will cause a long-lasting disruption and fuel rising global oil prices.

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