Current Events Quiz, August 3, 2015
This activity contains 10 questions.
The World Health Organization last week announced a vaccine against _____________ was 100 percent effective in trials, marking an important developing in combating the disease that killed thousands in West Africa over the past year.
Walter Palmer, the American dentist who killed Cecil the lion during a hunting expedition, could face extradition to __________________ after the country’s environment minister said the government would pursue charges.
The government of ___________ confirmed that four Indian teachers had been kidnapped by the Islamic State over the weekend.
The British and French Home Secretaries issued a request to the European Union for assistance in dealing with which issue last week?
Russian intervention in Ukraine
The debt crisis
The government of ______________ warned Kurds to leave to leave key areas in northern Syria ahead of a planned intensification of airstrikes in the region.
Negotiators from twelve countries meeting to discuss ______________ made progress but failed to reach a final agreement last week.
The North American Free Trade Agreement
The Iranian nuclear program
The Trans-Pacific Partnership
The North Korean nuclear program
An air force plane in _______________ crashed over the weekend, killing all 11 on board. Those killed were described as theories by the country’s air force commander, General Carlos Bueno.
A British investigation this week concluded that the Russian government was likely responsible for
the downing of Malaysian Air Flight 370.
the Greek debt crisis.
the rise of the Russian mafia in the UK.
the Litvinenko assassination.
An ultra-orthodox Israeli stabbed 6 people last week at a parade celebrating
Israel’s Eurovision victory.
the founding of the Israeli state.
According to updated forecasts by the United Nations released last week, ___________ will surpass China as the world’s most populous country by 2022.
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