Current Events Quiz,February 4, 2013
This activity contains 10 questions.
Two senior ministers last week resigned from government after Prime Minister Julia Gillard called early elections in
the United Kingdom.
The French National Assembly last week voted easily approved a measure legalizing _______ in the country.
hard alcohol sales
More than 150 nightclubs and restaurants were closed in ________ last week following a fire in the city of Santa Maria which killed more than 200 people.
A suicide bomb attack against the U.S. embassy in Turkey committed on Friday is bleived to be the work of
an al Qaeda-sponsored terrorist network.
a Marxist rebel group.
French President Francois Hollande was greeted by thousands of spectators as he toured the West African city of _________ last week following its liberation by French forces in Mali.
An attack against an army checkpoint in northwest Pakistan last week killed more than 20 people, including 10 civilians. The group responsible for the attack claimed it was in response to
ongoing US drone strikes in the country.
the detention of the group’s leader by the Pakistani military.
US operations in Afghanistan.
Pakistani cooperation with the United States in the war on terror.
Police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators in _______ last week, marking the deadliest week since President Mohammed Morsi came to power.
_____’s Queen Beatrix last week announced she was abdicating her position, leaving the crown to her son, Willem-Alexander.
Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace Leon Panetta as _______, faced stiff questioning from both Republican and Democratic Senators last week, casting doubt on the likelihood of his confirmation to the position.
Secretary of Defense
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Secretary of State
National Security Advisor
_____ rebels operating in Colombia near the Venezuelan border last week killed three police officers, casting doubt on the success of ongoing peace negotiations in the country.
Popular Liberation Army
National Liberation Army
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
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