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Current Events Quiz, August 19, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Dozens of people were reported killed last week in battles in Egypt which pit

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Question 2.
The NGO _____ announced it was withdrawing from Somalia after 22 years operating in the country citing the inability of the government and militia groups to guarantee the security of employees of the organization.

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Question 3.
The Chinese government last week announced it would cease what controversial practice beginning in November 2013?

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Question 4.
Spain's government announced last week it would appeal to the United Nations ts disagreement with Great Britain over the status of the disputed territory of ______ claimed by both countries.

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Question 5.
The opposition Movement for Democratic Change announced last week it was dropping its legal challenge against the victory of President Robert Mugabe's re-election in

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Question 6.
The government of Ecuador last week dropped its opposition to what controversial practice in the country's rain forests?

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Question 7.
At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 went missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship off the coast of ______ last week.

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Question 8.
Horacio Cartes was sworn in as President of Paraguay last week after his party, the Colorado Party, decisively won national elections. Cartes is well known as Paraguay's wealthiest man, and his party is generally known for its _______ views and positions.

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Question 9.
Prince Johan Friso of _____ was laid to rest last week. The prince died after slipping into an 18 month coma as the result of a skiing accident.

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Question 10.
Iran's parliament, which is controlled by hardliners, handed moderate President Hassan Rouhani a defeat last week when it

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