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Current Events Quiz, June 22, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
What was the outcome of negotiations between the government of Greece, the European Union, and the International Monetary Fund last week?

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Question 2.
The major stock markets in ____________ suffered sharp declines last week, leading to speculation that the country’s economy may suffer a correction in the near future and undermine the legitimacy of the country’s ruling party.

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Question 3.
United Nations-sponsored talks to secure a lasting peace in ___________ suffered serious setbacks last week after one of the major combatants—Saudi Arabia—refused to participate in negotiations and a fist-fight between negotiators broke out.

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Question 4.
Attributing environmental destruction to apathy, the reckless pursuit of profit, excessive faith in technology, and political shortsightedness, ____________ last week called for greater international cooperation and immediate action to address global climate change.

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Question 5.
In a surprising vote last week, legislators in Hong Kong rejected a Chinese plan to

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Question 6.
US officials last week they had killed Naser al-Qahishi in a drone strike in Yemen. According to US officials, al-Qahishi had served as the second-in-command for

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Question 7.
A court in South Africa last week ordered Omar al-Bashir to be detained so that he could be deported to the International Criminal Court. Al-Bashir is accused of committing war crimes while President of

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Question 8.
Masked gunmen shot and killed at least 10 people at a beer distribution center in Garcia, _____________, in attacks authorities believe are linked organized crime and drug cartels.

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Question 9.
A center-right coalition last week defeated the ruling Social Democrats in Denmark last week, leading observers to believe that European Union negotiations over which issue will become more thorny?

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Question 10.
After promising greater cooperation with the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin last week announced he would ___________, leading to sharp criticism from Nato and US officials.

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