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Current Events Quiz, February 23, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The German government last week initially moved to block but them agreed to permit the Greek government to

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Question 2.
Which US government agency last week announced that a suspected infiltration by a hacking ring that permitted Russia to monitor its unclassified communications has not been eliminated more than three months after it was first discovered?

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Question 3.
Kurdish forces backed by Western governments last week announced they had seized a major supply route used by which group in northern Iraq?

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Question 4.
Venezuelan police last week arrested Antonio Ledezma, the mayor of the capital Caracas, on charges that he

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Question 5.
Colombia’s constitutional court last week ruled that same-sex couples could

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Question 6.
The government of Liberia last week announced it would reopen its national borders after

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Question 7.
Which fashion firm last week announced it would pay into an international compensation fund for victims of a factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,138 people?

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Question 8.
Health experts in _________ are struggling to contain the spread of swine flu, which has already killed more than 700 people in the deadliest outbreak in more than five years.

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Question 9.
United Nations investigators last week announced they were considering revealing the names of an estimated 200 people suspected of committing war crimes in

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Question 10.
Thousands of women took to the streets to protest against the government’s slow response to address the status of women in ________ last week, less than a week after Ozgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old university student, was killed by three assailants while riding home.

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