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Answer Key Main Session Quiz 5

  1. 1. Main Session Quiz Wk5<br />Current Events<br />Oman<br />GD<br />Pandemics<br />Genocides<br />
  2. 2. The UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was unanimously adopted in which year?<br />1941<br />1944<br />1948<br />1951<br />
  3. 3. In which year did the US sign the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide?<br />1948<br />1951<br />1988<br />1998<br />
  4. 4. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague was not:<br />Created two years after the killing of 8,000 Bosniak men and boys by the Bosnian Serb army<br />The first criminal tribunal mandated to prosecute the crime of genocide<br />The first criminal tribunal since Nuremberg<br />Created in 1993<br />
  5. 5. Through an international treaty ratified in which year was the International Criminal court permanently established to prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes?<br />1948<br />1993<br />1995<br />1998<br />
  6. 6. Which of the following is not true about the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR)?<br />It is a Rwandan Hutu organization<br />It emerged in 2000<br />It is backed by the Rwandan government<br />It is one of the rebel groups with the highest military capabilities<br />
  7. 7. What is the earliest Stone Age settlement discovered in Oman <br />the Wattaya district and dates back more than 10,000 years.<br />The wataneya and dates back more than 10,000 years<br />The Manishers and dates back more than 5000 years<br />None of the above<br />
  8. 8. When did the rule of the Imams in Oman start?<br />7th Century<br />8th Century<br />9th Century<br />None of the above<br />
  9. 9. Who was the first imam elected?<br />IbnMasoud<br />IbnHajjar<br />Omani Imam<br />None of the above<br />
  10. 10. Which country had occupied Oman<br />Italy<br />Spain<br />Portugal<br />France<br />
  11. 11. Oman is the ----------- largest country in the Arabian Peninsula<br />2 <br />3<br />4<br />1<br />
  12. 12. The monsoon’s are during the<br />Winter<br />Fall<br />Summer<br />Spring<br />
  13. 13. Which region is the smallest?<br />Musandam<br />Dhufar<br />Al-Buraimi<br />Al Batinah<br />
  14. 14. Anti government protester in Thailand collected what to throw at the headquarters of the government in Bangkok in mid March?<br />Urine<br />Paint<br />Blood<br />Dead rats<br />
  15. 15. In mid march South Africans have marked the 50th anniversary of what?<br />The Sharpeville massacre <br />Nelson Mandela's release<br />Their liberation<br />The fall of apartheid<br />
  16. 16. The US House of Representatives has narrowly voted to pass a landmark healthcare reform bill, the bill was passed by 219 votes to 212, how many Republicans backed this bill?<br />5<br />10<br />20<br />0<br />
  17. 17. Mr. Netanyahu defied settlement plans and in return ----------- was really upset<br />Egypt<br />Syria<br />US<br />China<br />
  18. 18. Which insurgent group presented a peace plan to the Afghani president HamidKarzai<br />Northern Alliance<br />Hizbi-Islami<br />The taliban<br />None of the above<br />
  19. 19. Which region accounted for 67% of all people living with HIV in 2007?<br />The Russian Federation<br />The US<br />Sub-Saharan Africa<br />South America<br />
  20. 20. The Declaration of Commitment established a target of reducing HIV prevalence in young people by what percentage by 2005?<br />10%<br />25%<br />40%<br />50%<br />
  21. 21. In which country was 26% HIV prevalence, the highest ever documented in a national population survey anywhere in the world, found in adults in 2006?<br />South Africa<br />Lesotho<br />Malawi<br />Swaziland<br />
  22. 22. The main mode of HIV transmission in Asia is:<br />Injecting drug use<br />Sex work<br />Heterosexual intercourse<br />Sex between men<br />
  23. 23. According to the International Sea Bed Authority an organization placed by the UN’s Law of Sea, no country has the right to claim territory beyond the ------- boundaries given to them <br />400 Nautical mile<br />200 Nautical mile <br />300 Nautical mile<br />It depends according to each country<br />
  24. 24. Why is the Arctic Important?<br />The need for new resources<br />The Artic is full of oil and natural resources<br />The Ice is melting and it will be easy to pass through the Northern Sea Route that links Europe to Asia<br />All of the above<br />
  25. 25. Who was the first explorer to pass through the Arctic ?<br />An American Explorer - Mike Nameriz<br />A Norwegian Explorer – Ronal Amundsen<br />A Russian Explorer – Sergei Udammir<br />None of the above<br />
  26. 26. How many cubic meters of gas does the artic have?<br />3.2 to 3.7 trillion cubic meters<br />4.5 to 4.7 trillion cubic meters<br />Unknown until today<br />2.2 to 2.7 trillion cubic meters<br />
  27. 27. Which is not one of the countries that have legitimate claim to areas with the Arctic?<br />Canada<br />Sweden<br />Finland<br />Britain<br />

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