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Current Events Quiz, May 26, 2014

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
House Republicans voted on Friday to amend the US National Defense Authorization Act to

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Question 2.
Coordinated bomb attacks against a market and a bus station in _______ last week killed more than 200 people and are believed to be the work of the Boko Haram terrorist group.

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Question 3.
Negotiations more than 10 years in the making culminated last week when the government of Russia and China reached agreement on

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Question 4.
Russia and China last week vetoed a United Nations Security Council measure that would have addressed the ongoing crisis in Syria by

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Question 5.
Russian President Vladimir Putin last week announced his country would respect the results of Sunday’s presidential election in

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Question 6.
In local elections in Great Britain last week, the _______ Party, which advocates a strict anti-immigration platform and expresses a sharp degree of skepticism about the European Union, performed extremely well, picking up more than 160 seats.

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Question 7.
An attack by Islamic militants associated with the Al-Shabab movement against _______ resulted in at least 10 deaths over the weekend.

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Question 8.
A judge in New York sentenced Alfonso Portillo to almost six years in jail for corruption and money laundering. What made the case against Portillo unusual?

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Question 9.
A military coup in _____ last week saw the country’s military depose embattled Prime Minister Yingluck Sinawatra and seize control of the nation.

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Question 10.
The United States accused China of engaging in cyber-espionage last week. What did the US government assert the difference between Chinese and American spy programs?

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