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Current Events Quiz, July 6, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Greek voters went to the polls over the weekend to vote on a controversial referendum that will determine whether or not Greece

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Question 2.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was widely criticized for comments made last week regarding

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Question 3.
The government of ______________ last week announced it had arrested two of own soldiers who are suspected of abusing two young girls at a hotel swimming pool while deployed as peacekeepers as part of a United Nations operation in Burkina Faso.

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Question 4.

The United States government last week announced it had killed a high-ranking official in Libya but days later it stepped up security across the country over concerns of a possible ISIS strike. Why has the United States apparently had better success in addressing the al Qaeda threat than it has dealing with the ISIS threat?
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Question 5.
President Obama last week celebrated a “new chapter” in relations between the two countries as the United States formally opened an embassy in

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Question 6.
Favored to win the women’s World Cup, the United States defeated Germany last week to advance to Sunday’s final. Who did they face in the finals?

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Question 7.
Hisham Barakat became the highest-ranking Egyptian official to die in the political turmoil that currently wracks the country. What position did Barakat hold?

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Question 8.
Officials in ______________ announced they filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a ferry ship that capsized outside the port of Ormoc last week, killing at least 56 people.

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Question 9.
Authorities in _______________ last week ordered several quarantines after a teenager died from Ebola, more than a month after the country had been officially declared free of the disease, sparing concerns of a new outbreak.

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Question 10.
The government of ______________ last week declared a state of emergency as it struggles to deal with terrorist threats following a deadly attack on a beach resort in Sousse that resulted in 38 people killed.

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