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Current Events Quiz, March 9, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The government of Colombia last week reached an historic deal with Farc rebels under which the former enemies agreed to cooperate in an effort to

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Question 2.
The government of ___________ last week recalled its ambassador to Chile, asserting that Chile had engaged in military espionage against it.

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Question 3.
Masked gunmen opened fire on a bar in Bamako, the capital of ____________, last week, killing five people in an attack believed to be the work of Islamic militants in the country.

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Question 4.
According to several reports, Islamic State militants in ____________ are believed to have destroyed the remains of the ancient city of Hatra, a Unesco world heritage site founded by the Parthian Empire more than 2,000 years ago.

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Question 5.
Russian officials last week announced they had captured two suspects believed to have been involved in the murder of Boris Nemtsov, who was

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Question 6.
In an effort to improve gender equity in the country, the German government passed a new law that, effective next year, would

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Question 7.
Which foreign official last week briefed the US Congress on Iran’s nuclear ambitions?

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Question 8.
Which West African country last week released its final Ebola patient from hospital, suggesting the country was well on its way to being Ebola free?

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Question 9.
The US Ambassador to ______________ was last week hospitalized after an assailant attacked him with a knife in protest over joint US military operations with the country.

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Question 10.
Shiite forces operating in southern Syria over the weekend made significant advances against ISIS rebels operating in the country. Which country supports the Shiite forces in the region?

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