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Current Events Quiz, June 8, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
President Obama headed to Germany this week for a meeting of which international organization?

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Question 2.
The government of Norway announced last week it would take what step in an effort to address global climate change?

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Question 3.
The personal records of more than 4 million employees of the federal government were breached after hackers believed to be affiliated with the government of __________ broke into a federal database last week.

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Question 4.
According to reports released last week, 8 of the 10 men previously convicted of ____________ by courts in Pakistan had their sentences commuted and were released from prison last week.

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Question 5.
According to a press briefing by US Air Force General Hawk Carlisle last week, US forces attacked and destroyed an ISIS command facility after it learned about the facility from

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Question 6.
According to documents released last week, former President Thabo Mbeki personally approved the release of a $10 million payment—largely seen as a bribe—to FIFA in order to

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Question 7.
The death toll increased to 396 people as emergency workers were finally able to overturn a capsized cruise ship on the Yangtze River in ____________ last week.

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Question 8.
Violence erupted in several states in _____________ over the weekend as the country prepared for elections widely seen as a referendum on the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

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Question 9.
The Saudi military last week asserted it had ____________, signaling an increase in the level of conflict between Saudi Arabia and Yemen’s Houthi rebels.

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Question 10.
The government of __________ last week announced it would not be able to make a €300 million payment due this week and would seek to bundle that payment with a larger €1.5 billion due next month.

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