Current Events Quiz, March 26, 2012
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President Obama has nominated Jim Yong Kim, the president of Dartmouth College who has played a leading role in global health, to lead this organization.
the World Trade Organization (WTO)
the World Health Organization (WHO)
the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
the World Bank
It was announced last week that U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, who is alleged to have killed 17 Afghans in a shooting rampage, would be charge with 17 counts of
dereliction of duty.
A military coup toppled the government of _______________ last week.
As oil prices continue to rise, Saudi Arabia has announced that it will
launch an investigation of fellow OPEC members for "price gouging."
maintain its current oil production levels.
boost exports to the U.S. and re-open old oilfields.
reduce oil output in order to generate "much needed" revenue through even higher prices.
An Al Qaeda-inspired gunman killed three soldiers, a rabbi, and three Jewish schoolchildren in this country before being killed by police last week.
The UN Security Council unanimously passed a nonbinding resolution last week calling for the government of _______________ to abide by a peace plan proposed by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Anticipation of the pope's visit to this "outlaw" country drew great media attention last week.
The U.S. is sending election monitors to _______________ to observe the country's parliamentary elections, which have drawn great interest due to the campaign of famous pro-democracy dissident Aung San Suu Kyi.
President Obama and other world leaders are visiting South Korea this week for a summit on
On Sunday _______________ president Abdoulaye Wade, whose attempt to win a third term had provoked violent opposition, conceded defeat after losing a runoff election.
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