MCJ 10: Current Events (8)

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MCJ 10: Current Events (8)
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  1. How many American soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan?
    2,200
  2. The new president of China is
    Xi Jinping
  3. The leader of North Korea is
    Kim Jong-un
  4. These two U.S. Senators, one from each party, are working on an agreement that could expand background checks on firearms sales to include gun shows and online transactions. Name the senators and the state each is from.
    Joe Manchin--West Virginia

    Pat Toomey--Pennsylvania
  5. What went wrong with a NATO airstrike over the weekend in Afghanistan?
    At least 11 children have reportedly been killed in a NATO airstrike in Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan.
  6. Who is Eugene Crum?
    West Virginia sheriff gunned down while sitting in his patrol car
  7. The president of Syria is
    Bashar al-Assad
  8. Name the countries that are permanent members of the United Nations Security Council
    1) China

    2) France

    3) Russia

    4) United Kingdom

    5) United States
  9. The president of Russia is
    Vladimir Putin
  10. Identify the speaker and what he is talking about: "And if, God forbid, something happens, Chernobyl, which we all know a lot about, may seem like a child's fairy tale. Is there such a threat or not? I think there is...I would urge everyone to calm down."
    Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    Korea conflict would be worse than Chernobyl
  11. Explain fully what happened at "Chernobyl" in the previous sentence.
    The Chernobyl disaster is widely considered to have been the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and is one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other being the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011

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