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Current Events Quiz, August 10, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The Egyptian government last week opened a major expansion of the _____________, increasing the capacity of the shipping lane which connects the Indian Ocean with the Mediterranean Sea.

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Question 2.
Women’s rights campaigners won a partial victory in Uganda last week when the country’s Supreme Court ruled that

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Question 3.
The discovery in the French territory of Reunion of wreckage from Malaysian Air flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014, appears to confirm the theory that the plane

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Question 4.
The Japanese government last week commemorated the 70th anniversary of what historic event?

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Question 5.
Andrzej Duda was sworn in as President of Poland last week. How do observers believe his presidency will affect European politics?

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Question 6.
The Russian government last week reached a deal with the government of France that will see the French government refund an €840m down payment on the sale of two warships. Why was the deal cancelled?

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Question 7.
The United States government last week announced it would offer a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Joaquin Guzman. Who is Guzman?

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Question 8.
The Islamic State last week claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a mosque in ____________ that killed at least 15 people.

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Question 9.
Abu al-Miqdad al Kindi, a key leader in the terror group ____________, last week released a video statement calling for an escalation in lone-wolf attacks against targets in the United States.

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Question 10.
President Obama last week announced comprehensive measures intended to address what global challenge?

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