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Current Events Quiz, June 24, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A diplomatic row erupted between Germany and Turkey last week after German Chancellor Angela Merkel summoned the Turkish Ambassador to protest

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Question 2.
Greece’s fragile ruling coalition appeared to be under pressure last week after a member of the coalition, the Democratic Left party, left the coalition in protest over a decision to

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Question 3.
Protests erupted in Indonesia last week sparked by sharp increases in the price of

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Question 4.
The government of Singapore is considering legal action against two Singapore-based companies resulting from their activities in neighboring Indonesia. Specifically what actions resulted in the debate over whether or not to file criminal charges?

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Question 5.
Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Egypt over the weekend in support of

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Question 6.
More than 40,000 people have been trapped and some 600 have been killed in flooding described as a “national crisis” in

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Question 7.
The United States government last week officially filed charges against ________, a former intelligence analyst charged with leaking details of the secret surveillance program known as Prism.

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Question 8.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the street of _______ over the past week, forcing the country’s president, Dilma Fousseff, to unveil a series of reforms promising to improve transportation, education, and health care in the country.

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Question 9.
At least two people were killed in attacks in Mozambique suspected to be carried out by supporters of the opposition party, Renamo, in recent days and the party’s leader, Jeronimo Malagueta, said the party would “paralyze” the country. For what was Renamo previously known?

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Question 10.
A new political party, Agang, meaning “build,” was founded in South Africa last week. What is Agang’s primary political platform?

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