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Current Events Quiz, June 23, 2014

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
An court in _________ last week confirmed death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters, including the group’s leader, asserting their supported an attack against a police station last year.

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Question 2.
The United States last week announced it would impose sanctions against _________, arguing that anti-gay laws in the country that impose life imprisonment for being gay were “counter to universal human rights.”

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Question 3.
______ last week announced it had detained 17 militants after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at a checkpoint in the country’s capital, Beirut, injuring 32 people and killing 1.

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Question 4.
The Presbyterian Church became the first religious group in the United States to endorce a new divestment program intended to increase pressure on

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Question 5.
Ukraine’s President, Petro Poroshenko, last week announced the country would _________ in response to recent developments with Russian nationalists in the eastern part of the country.

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Question 6.
The United Nations last week warned that an outbreak of ________ in West Africa was “out of control” and could spread beyond the region.

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Question 7.
The United States last week announced had taken Abu Khattala into custody. Khattala was wanted by the United States on charges that he

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Question 8.
President Obama last week announced the United States would _______ in response to the seizure of several Iraqi cities by the jihadist group known as ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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Question 9.
The US Supreme Court handed Argentina a stinging defeat last week when it declined to hear an appeal from the country, effectively upholding a lower court decision that Argentina

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Question 10.
Prince Felipe was proclaimed monarch and head of state of _______, succeeding his father, King Juan Carlos I, who abdicated the position on June 2nd.

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