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Current Events Quiz, April 20, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Saudi Arabia announced over the weekend that it would provide the entire $274 million sum requested by the United Nations to provide

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Question 2.
More than 30 people have been detained by police in ______________ after anti-foreigner violence erupted in Johannesburg and Durban.

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Question 3.
Congressional leaders last week agreed to a proposal to grant President Obama “fast track” authority to negotiate

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Question 4.
According to figures released by the US Treasury Department, ____________ overtook China as the United States’ largest creditor, holding $1.22 trillion in treasury bonds.

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Question 5.
In a sign that relations between the two countries continue to improve, President Obama last week

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Question 6.
An estimated 400 people drowned last week after a boat carrying refugees from northern Africa to the European Union across what body of water?

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Question 7.
The European Union last week moved forward with an anti-trust lawsuit against __________, asserting that up to 90 percent of web searches take place through that company’s software.

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Question 8.
In an effort likely intended to undermine ongoing nuclear talks between the United States and Iran, the Russian government last week announced it would

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Question 9.
The jury hearing the case of a team of former Blackwater guards working as private security contractors in Iraq who were accused of killing 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in 2007 issued its ruling last week. What did the jury decide?

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Question 10.
ISIS militants claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 33 people outside a bank in __________ over the weekend.

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