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Current Events Quiz, September 23, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Authorities in Mexico last week said that more than 90 people had been killed in the village of La Pintada as a result of

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Question 2.
Russian naval forces last week seized the Arctic Sunrise, a ship belonging to the

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Question 3.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro last week angrily complained that the United States government had

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Question 4.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff last week announced she was postponing a planned visit to the United States in protest over33

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Question 5.
Voters in Swaziland last week participated in an unusual parliamentary vote. What made the vote unusual?

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Question 6.
The African Union last week called a special summit to consider

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Question 7.
An attack by Taliban militants in northern _________ killed 18 police officers last week.

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Question 8.
Early polling data suggest that Sunday’s vote in Germany will likely result in a sharp decline in the position of the Free Democrats. Why would such an outcome be significant?

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Question 9.
As part of the agreement struck between Russian and US diplomats, the Syrian government last week began

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Question 10.
Authorities in Pakistan over the weekend announced they would be freeing Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar from prison as part of an effort to “further the reconciliation process” in

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