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Current Events Quiz, June 9, 2014

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Christine Lagarde appeared to rule herself out of the race to be the next president of the European Commission, reassuring observers that she intends to continue in her current role as

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Question 2.
At least 30 people were killed in the South Kivu region of _______ over the weekend, as ethnic clashes in the eastern part of the country intensified.

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Question 3.
The government of ________ last week announced it would establish a truth commission to investigate thousands of deaths in the country’s five-decade conflict.

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Question 4.
________ was declared the overwhelming victory of presidential elections in Syria last week, although the United States and Europe quickly denounced the vote as undemocratic.

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Question 5.
The Israeli government last week announced it would respond to the creation of a Palestinian unity government between Fatah and Hamas by

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Question 6.
_______ launched its official Twitter account last week, with an initial tweet that read “We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.” Within five hours, the organization had more than 200,000 followers.

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Question 7.
On Thursday of this week, _______ opens in Brazil.

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Question 8.
President Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and other global leaders on Friday, June 6 to commemorate what event?

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Question 9.
Thursday, June 4 marked the 25th anniversary of what event?

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Question 10.
At the G7 meeting last week, the Group of 7 called additional measures to

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