Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element.

Current Events Quiz, November 4, 2013

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Tunisian athletes were suspended from competition in the Davis Cup for one year after one athlete, Malek Jaziri, was

End of Question 1

Question 2.
A report from Russian officials stated that ______ has been missing for more than 10 days following a transfer to a new prison.

End of Question 2

Question 3.
The lower house of parliament in _______ last week passed a controversial measure that would grant amnesty to and pave the way for the return of former Prime Minsiter Thaksin Shnawatra.

End of Question 3

Question 4.
A new report issued by the United Nations concluded that more than $400 million was netted between 2005 and 2012 by

End of Question 4

Question 5.
The government of Mexico last week passed a new law that would

End of Question 5

Question 6.
Two Radio France International journalists were reportedly kidnapped on Saturday by unknown assailants while investigating operations against Islamic militants in the northern region of

End of Question 6

Question 7.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said he will not resign despite a statement issued by the city’s police chief that its investigators had recovered a video purportedly showing the mayor

End of Question 7

Question 8.
US officials last week confirmed that Hakimullah Mehsud had been killed in a drone strike in Pakistan. Who was Mehsud?

End of Question 8

Question 9.
The governments of Brazil and Germany last week responded to allegations of large-scale US surveillance—including tapping of their leader’s personal cell phones—by

End of Question 9

Question 10.
President Barack Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki last week to discuss the situation in Iraq. What specific request did Prime Minister Maliki make of President Obama with respect to US foreign policy?

End of Question 10

Copyright © 1995 - 2017 Pearson Education . All rights reserved. Pearson Longman is an imprint of Pearson .
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

Return to the Top of this Page