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Current Events Quiz,November 26, 2012

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Thousands of protestors took to the streets over the weekend, demanding the resignation of Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi following his

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Question 2.
Rebel forces associated with the M23 group captured Goma, the second largest city in _______ last week, sparking fears that a humanitarian crisis may unfold in the region.

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Question 3.
Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon last week sent a bill to congress to officially undertake what controversial action?

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Question 4.
Six years after first sending its military into _______ as part of the International Stabilization Force, the government of Australia last week it would draw down its mission there by April, officially transferring responsibility for security in the country to local police forces.

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Question 5.
More than 10,000 protestors demonstrated against the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in _______ last week.

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Question 6.
The European Union summit last week ended in failure after its 27 members were unable to agree on

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Question 7.
A US-sponsored cease-fire appeared to have taken hold last week after Secretary of State Hilary Clinton successfully brought to a close negotiations ending fighting between Israel and the Hamas-led government of

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Question 8.
Elections in ________ were widely praised as free, fair, and transparent according to international observers, as incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma won reelection. This marked the country’s third election since the 1991-2002 civil war in which more than 50,000 people died.

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Question 9.
Observers were surprised following the unexpected withdrawal of Ahn Cheol-soo, a computer software mogul who was widely seen as a top contender for the presidency of ______ in upcoming elections.

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Question 10.
President Obama last week attended a summit of the _________ in Cambodia, urging member states to ease tensions and peacefully resolve maritime disputes.

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