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Current Events Quiz, July 15, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Seven members of a joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping team were killed and 17 were injured in an attack by unknown forces during a routine patrol over the weekend in

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Question 2.
Four states members the Southern Common Market, or Mercosur, announced last week they would recall their ambassadors to France, Spain, Portugal, and Italy to protest the

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Question 3.
Sergio Cabral, governor of the Brazilian state of ______, condemned violent protests that broke out over the weekend following a day of union-led strikes and rallies.

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Question 4.
The Chinese government announced the evacuation of more than 300,000 people from the eastern portion of the country over concerns that ________ would cause widespread damage in that region.

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Question 5.
The Chinese government last week announced it would suspend plans to build a ______ in the southern city of Jingmen following widespread protests against the move.

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Question 6.
The government of _______ last week announced it had reached an agreement with rebels from the Wa ethnic group in the eastern portion of the country.

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Question 7.
Malala Yousafzai, the girl shot by Talibian forces in _______ for seeking an education, addressed the United Nation last week to promote female education around the world.

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Question 8.
The parliament of _______ last week amended the code governing the armed forces in an effort to limit the military’s political influence in the country.

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Question 9.
An appeals court in Guatemala last week ruled that Waldemar Lorenzana can be extradicted to the United States, where he is wanted for his alleged

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Question 10.
More than twenty people were killed over the weekend in ______ when two bombs exploded near Sunni mosques in the country’s capital over the weekend.

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