News quiz for week ending 3/7/08

Friday's News Quiz   —   Posted on March 7, 2008

Questions

DIRECTIONS:  Fill in the blank with the correct answer.

1.  Dmitry Medvedev won this week’s Russian election to succeed  _________________________ as president.

2.  Under the Russian constitution, the president is only permitted to serve ______________ consecutive terms.

3.  Ecuador and ____________________ ordered troops to their respective borders with Colombia this week.

4.  Colombia ordered a raid into Ecuadorian territory as an act of defense to specifically destroy a top leader of the terrorist group _________________.

5.  Speaking at the 2008 International Conference on Climate Change held in NYC this week, physicist Fred Singer blamed ___________________, not human activity for global warming.

6.  The purpose of the 2008 International Conference on Climate Change held in NYC this week was to give ______________________ the opportunity to freely express their views on climate change.

7.  Slavery has existed in Mauritania for ___________ years.

8.  __________% of Mauritanians are slaves.

9. _____________ celebrated the murder of eight Jewish seminary students in yesterday by a Palestinian gunman.

10. The Palestinian gunman is believed to have been seeking revenge for Israeli army attacks on Palestinian terrorists who were launching rockets at Israeli ________________.  The Israeli attacks killed not only the terrorists, but many Palestinian civilians as well.


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