MCJ 10: Current Events (7)

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MCJ 10: Current Events (7)
2013-04-04 08:29:09
MCJ 10 Current Events

MCJ 10: Current Events (7)
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  1. How many American soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan?
  2. The prime minister of Iraq is
    Nouri al-Maliki
  3. What date did the latest Iraq war begin on
    • Ten (10) years ago
    • 2003
    • 19 March 2003
  4. How many American soldiers died during the latest Iraq War
    The total of U.S. service members killed in Iraq is 4,488.
  5. The new president of China is
    Xi Jinping
  6. The leader of North Korea is
    Kim Jong-un
  7. Based on information from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, list the world's five largest arms exporting countries in order.
    The U.S. led Russia, Germany, France and China

    1) United States

    2) Russia

    3) Germany

    4) France

    5) China
  8. Which two branches of the Muslim faith have fought for control of the government in Iraq?
    Shia and Sunni Muslims
  9. A new report by Brown University predicts the Iraq war will ultimately cost U.S. taxpayers how much?
    The Iraq War will ultimately cost U.S. taxpayers at least $2.2 trillion.
  10. Besides the American soldiers killed during the Iraq war, how many U.S. contractors died, according to the Brown University study?
    3,400 U.S. contractors
  11. What does the Brown University study say happened to terrorism in Iraq after the U.S. invasion?
    • Terrorism in Iraq increased dramatically as a result of the invasion and
    • tactics and fighters were exported to Syria and other neighboring
    • countries.
  12. How many Iraqi hijackers were aboard the four planes that crashed in the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001?
    On that Tuesday morning, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four passenger jets, intending to fly them in suicide attacks into targeted buildings.
  13. An oil pipeline ruptured in this state, spilling thousands of gallons of oil, forcing evacuations and killing some wildlife. Name the state.
  14. What white supremacist group is under scrutiny for the death of a Texas district attorney and his wife?
    Aryan Brotherhood
  15. The United States is holding 166 detainees, most since the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, at this location:
    Guantanamo Bay