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Current Events Quiz, July 2, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last week Egypt officially announced that the winner of its presidential election was

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Question 2.
This country has reinforced its border with Syria after blaming Syria for shooting down one of its fighter jets.

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Question 3.
Great powers meeting in Geneva agreed last weekend that

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Question 4.
Voters in _____________ on Sunday appeared poised to return the long ruling party to power after a 12 year absence.

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Question 5.
The chief of this organization was assassinated last week in Damascus.

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Question 6.
Eurozone leaders held all-night talks at a summit last week and reached an agreement to

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Question 7.
The agreement alluded to in the previous question was only possible because this normally intransigent country suddenly dropped its opposition to the steps envisioned.

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Question 8.
The trade bloc Mercosur suspended this country's membership last week after the country's president was impeached.

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Question 9.
Islamist militants linked to Al Qaeda declared last Thursday that they had gained control of this country's northern desert.

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Question 10.
The U.S. has exempted China from sanctions against

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