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Current Events Quiz, November 30, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last week marked which United Nations designated day, intended to draw attention to the need for improved sanitation around he world?

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Question 2.

Luis Manuel Diaz , a candidate for the opposition Democratic Action Party, was killed at a rally last week in Guarico state in _____________. The country’s President, Nicolas Maduro, has denied accusations that militias associated with the governing United Socialist Party were responsible for the murder.
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Question 3.
The Russian government last week took what move in response to the downing of a Russian aircraft by a Turkish F-16 last week?

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Question 4.
A military tribunal in Algeria last week sentenced General Abdelkader Ait-Ouarabi, also known as Gen Hassan, the former chief counter-terrorism officer in the country, to five years in prison for

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Question 5.
Grant Shapps, the Minister of International Development for the British government, resigned last week. Why did he resign?

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Question 6.
An attack on a Shiia mosque in Bangladesh last weekend resulted in at least one death and three injuries. Which organization is believed to have carried out the attack?

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Question 7.
The Japanese government announced it would resume which controversial practice early next year?

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Question 8.
France will host a large international gathering this week, as representatives from more than 200 counties gather in Paris to address

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Question 9.
Anastasia Lin, Canada’s contestant in the Miss World contest, was denied entry to China last week, preventing her from participating in the pageant. Why did the Chinese government deny her entry?

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Question 10.
Visiting Kenya last week, __________ said that “countries are frequently pressured to adopt policies typical of the culture of waste, like those aimed at lowering the birthrate,” as a “new form of colonialism.”

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