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Question 1 of 14

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On Mar. 8, 2014 a plane from this airline travelling to this location crashed and still has not been recovered. International teams are still looking for which flight?

Select one of the following:

  • Malaysia Airlines, Beijing, M370

  • Malaysia Airlines, The Hague, M378

  • Quantas, Sydney, M380

Question 2 of 14

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In Dec. a school in which country was attacked by the Taliban and over 180 students and teachers were killed?

Select one of the following:

  • Pakistan

  • India

  • Afghanistan

  • Syria

Question 3 of 14

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Over the summer an outbreak of Ebola made world headlines for its deadly toll in all of these countries EXCEPT:

Select one of the following:

  • Tanzania

  • Sierra Leone

  • Liberia

Question 4 of 14

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At the end of 2013 and throughout 2014, which country invaded the Eastern portion of a former Soviet state furthering a decades long conflict between two nations?

Select one of the following:

  • Russia, Ukraine

  • Russia, Chechnya

  • Ukraine, Russia

Question 5 of 14

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Which of these iconic celebrities and world figures passed away in 2014?

Select one of the following:

  • Joan Rivers, Pete Seeger, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Shirley Temple, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Casey Kasem, Maya Angelou, Robin Williams

  • Bob Woodward, Suzanne Collins, Nelson Mandela, Alex Salamond, Seamus Heaney, Harper Lee, Syvlia Plath, Benazir Bhutto

Question 6 of 14

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Which team won the World Cup this year and where was the most popular sporting event in the world played?

Select one of the following:

  • Germany, Brazil

  • Spain, Argentina

  • U.S.A, Korea

Question 7 of 14

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On April 16, a ferry from this Asian country capsized and killed 290 people on board.

Select one of the following:

  • South Korea

  • North Korea

  • Japan

Question 8 of 14

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Beginning in June, this Islamic militant group began a campaign in Northern Iraq, drawing international attention to the civil war in Syria and to Iraq's shaky government and infrastructure.

Select one of the following:

  • Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS)

  • Al-Shabab

  • Al-Qaeda

Question 9 of 14

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Operation Protective Edge was launched against this unrecognized state of 2.4 million residents resulting in 2,100 deaths by this world power.

Select one of the following:

  • Palestine, Israel

  • Israel, Syria

  • Crimea, Russia

Question 10 of 14

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This agency released its "Fifth Report" which warned over serious environmental damages if warming trends continue on Planet Earth.

Select one of the following:

  • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

  • World Health Organization

  • Environmental Protection Agency

Question 11 of 14

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President Obama announced the reopening of diplomatic relations with which country in December?

Select one of the following:

  • Cuba

  • Russia

  • North Korea

Question 12 of 14

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230 school girls from which country were kidnapped from their school by Islamic Militants Boko Haram?

Select one of the following:

  • Nigeria

  • Somalia

Question 13 of 14

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Which film won best picture at the 2014 Academy Awards?

Select one of the following:

  • "12 Years A Slave"

  • "Dallas Buyers Club"

Question 14 of 14

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In July, a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager causing months of protest nation wide in which town?

Select one of the following:

  • Ferguson, Missouri

  • St. Louis, Missouri

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