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Current Events Quiz, June 16, 2014

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
What effect did the chaos in Iraq have globally last week?

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Question 2.
Militants in _______ last week imposed a strict Islamic dress code, detaining more than 100 women they accused of dressing immorally under Islamic law.

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Question 3.
Bowe Bergdahl returned to the United States last week. Who is Bergdahl?

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Question 4.
Five US special operations soldiers were killed in a friendly fire accident in _______ last week after coalition aircraft mistook them for insurgent and attacked their position.

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Question 5.
The Chinese government last week accused _______ of engaging in reckless behavior after a near collision between a Chinese TU-154 military aircraft and two F-15 fighters sent to monitor the aircraft’s movements over the East China Sea.

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Question 6.
Taxi drivers in major European cities, including London, Madrid, Lyon, and Milan, engaged in a one-day strike last Wednesday. The divers were protesting

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Question 7.
The military government of ______, which seized power and deposed the country’s Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, in May, last week said it would seek to have a caretaker government in place by September.

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Question 8.
What major international sporting event began last week in Brazil?

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Question 9.
The Russian government last week threatened to _______ in order to address recent developments in Ukraine.

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Question 10.
Al Qaeda-backed militants seized the towns of ______ and _______ in Iraq last week, prompting a massive civilian exodus from the region and threatening the stability of Prime Minister Nouri al Malaki’s regime.

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