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Current Events Quiz, August 3, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
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.

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Question 2.
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.

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Question 3.
The government of ___________ confirmed that four Indian teachers had been kidnapped by the Islamic State over the weekend.

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Question 4.
The British and French Home Secretaries issued a request to the European Union for assistance in dealing with which issue last week?

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Question 5.
The government of ______________ warned Kurds to leave to leave key areas in northern Syria ahead of a planned intensification of airstrikes in the region.

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Question 6.
Negotiators from twelve countries meeting to discuss ______________ made progress but failed to reach a final agreement last week.

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Question 7.
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.

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Question 8.
A British investigation this week concluded that the Russian government was likely responsible for

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Question 9.
An ultra-orthodox Israeli stabbed 6 people last week at a parade celebrating

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Question 10.
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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