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Current Events Quiz, April 9, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat in parliament in this country's historic elections.

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Question 2.
At least 120 ___________________ soldiers were buried by an avalanche last week in the world's highest battlefield.

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Question 3.
Seeking to quickly improve ties with the reformist government of ________________, the United States has named its first ambassador to the country in 22 years.

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Question 4.
Two weeks after Mali's government was overthrown by junior officers angry at the weak response to a rebel uprising, the Tuareg rebels have declared

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Question 5.
According to a peace plan proposed by ________________ the deadline arrives this week for a truce in Syria.

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Question 6.
The president of _________________ has resigned after having his doctorate revoked by his former university due to plagiarism.

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Question 7.
Last week the U.S. brought charges against ____________________. They will face a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.

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Question 8.
This Egyptian minority group has withdrawn from a constitutional panel, fearing that the new constitution will undermine personal and political freedoms.

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Question 9.
Pakistan's President Zardari has made his first visit to _____________, Pakistan's longtime rival.

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Question 10.
The U.S. and Afghanistan reached an agreement last Sunday on the thorny issue of

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