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Current Events Quiz,February 4, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Two senior ministers last week resigned from government after Prime Minister Julia Gillard called early elections in

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Question 2.
The French National Assembly last week voted easily approved a measure legalizing _______ in the country.

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Question 3.
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.

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Question 4.
A suicide bomb attack against the U.S. embassy in Turkey committed on Friday is bleived to be the work of

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Question 5.
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.

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Question 6.
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

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Question 7.
Police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators in _______ last week, marking the deadliest week since President Mohammed Morsi came to power.

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Question 8.
_____’s Queen Beatrix last week announced she was abdicating her position, leaving the crown to her son, Willem-Alexander.

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Question 9.
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.

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Question 10.
_____ 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.

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