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Current Events Quiz, January 14, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Air pollution levels last week reached levels deemed hazardous to human health and reducing visibility to less than a thousand feet in the Chinese capital of

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Question 2.
Following authorization by the United Nations, French troops last week commenced air strikes against Islamic militants and sent troops to protect Bamako, the capital of

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Question 3.
Following meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President Barack Obama last week announced that 2014 would mark the ________ Afghanistan.

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Question 4.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah last week announced what important decision affecting women in the country?

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Question 5.
Following a longstanding dispute over the tradition of chewing coca leaves, the raw ingredient for cocaine, Bolivian President Evo Morales overcame U.S.-led objections and secured Bolivia’s membership in the United Nations

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Question 6.
Rebel forces have reached an agreement to form a government of national unity in ________ over the weekend, sparking hopes that the troubled African country will begin a transition to political stability and economic development.

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Question 7.
A French soldier was killed in ________ over the weekend as the French military sought to free a hostage who had been held by militants since 2009.

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Question 8.
Two British cruise liners announced they would not dock in _______ because of increasing tensions over the status of the disputed Falkland Islands.

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Question 9.
It was announced last week that Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez

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Question 10.
Syrian rebels last week

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