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Current Events Quiz, December 14, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Delegates representing nearly 200 countries over the weekend concluded a two-week meeting and agreed to an historic agreement to address which global issue?

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Question 2.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump provoked outrage from both inside and outside the Republican Party last week when he argued that the United States should do what in response to the domestic terrorist attack in San Bernardino?

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Question 3.
As tensions between the two countries continue to rise, a ___________ warship in the Aegean Sea fired warning shots at a Turkish fishing boat, less than a month after Turkey downed a fighter jet belonging to the country.

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Question 4.
In a sign that relations between the two countries continue to normalize, the United States and Cuba last week announced they would

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Question 5.
At least four women were elected to municipal councils in Mecca, Jawf, and Tabuk in ____________ over the weekend, after the conservative kingdom permitted women to take part in elections for the first time in the country’s history.

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Question 6.
At least 15 people were killed when a bomb exploded in a crowded marketplace in a town in the northern tribal area of Kurram, Pakistan, over the weekend. The region, located near the Afghan border, has been home to frequent bouts of sectarian violence between

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Question 7.
The United States issued a formal travel warning, urging US citizens to leave ____________ immediately, citing concerns over growing political tensions and ethnic violence in the country.

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Question 8.
Guo Guangchang was detained by police in China over the weekend, less than a week after he went missing. Who is Guo Guangchang?

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Question 9.
North Korean President Kim Jong Un last week boasted that North Korea had __________, a claim dismissed as untrue by most Western intelligence agencies.

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Question 10.
Attending an international conference over the weekend, US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a call for an “immediate and comprehensive ceasefire” to end the power vacuum that had “readily filled by extremists” and provided a home for the Islamic State in

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