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Current Events Quiz, July 28, 2014

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Rebels in the Central African Republic last week rejected a proposed ceasefire in ongoing fighting between __________ in the country.

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Question 2.
A US appeals court ruled that US courts have no jurisdiction to hear a lawsuit filed by more than 4,000 citizens of __________ against the banana company Chiquita, which they accuse of supporting paramilitary forces that killed or tortured their relatives.

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Question 3.
An American reporter for the Washington Post, Jason Rezaian, his wife, and two freelance photographers were detained by the government of ___________ last week after the country’s government issued a statement saying its security forces were “vigilant towards all kinds of enemies’ activities.”

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Question 4.
According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, ___________ has complied with international demands that the country surrender its stockpile of enriched uranium.

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Question 5.
The United Nations Security Council last week unanimously adopted a resolution

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Question 6.
The 30,000 residents of the Chinese city of Yumen were quarantined last week after a resident of the city died as a result of exposure to

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Question 7.
The United States issued a statement last week asserting that it had evidence that Russia

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Question 8.
Ban Ki-Moon, the _________, issued a statement after an Israeli bombing mission destroyed a school killing at least 16 children in Gaza, stating that the tragic event “underscores the need for the killing to stop now.”

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Question 9.
The Iraqi parliament last week approved Fouad Massoum as the country’s new president. What makes Massoum’s appointment so unusual?

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Question 10.
Ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas forces in Gaza last week led the United States to

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