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Main Session Quiz Wk5


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Main Session Quiz Wk5

  1. 1. Main Session Quiz Wk5 Current Events Oman GD Pandemics Genocides
  2. 2. The UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was unanimously adopted in which year? <ul><ul><li>1941 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1944 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1951 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. In which year did the US sign the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide? <ul><ul><li>1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1951 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1988 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1998 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague was not : <ul><ul><li>Created two years after the killing of 8,000 Bosniak men and boys by the Bosnian Serb army </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first criminal tribunal mandated to prosecute the crime of genocide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first criminal tribunal since Nuremberg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created in 1993 </li></ul></ul>
  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? <ul><ul><li>1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1993 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1995 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1998 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Which of the following is not true about the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR)? <ul><ul><li>It is a Rwandan Hutu organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It emerged in 2000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is backed by the Rwandan government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is one of the rebel groups with the highest military capabilities </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What is the earliest Stone Age settlement discovered in Oman <ul><ul><li>the Wattaya district and dates back more than 10,000 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The wataneya and dates back more than 10,000 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Manishers and dates back more than 5000 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. When did the rule of the Imams in Oman start? <ul><ul><li>7 th Century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 th Century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 th Century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Who was the first imam elected? <ul><ul><li>Ibn Masoud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ibn Hajjar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Omani Imam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Which country had occupied Oman <ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portugal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>France </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Oman is the ----------- largest country in the Arabian Peninsula <ul><ul><li>2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. The monsoon’s are during the <ul><li>Winter </li></ul><ul><li>Fall </li></ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul><ul><li>Spring </li></ul>
  13. 13. Which region is the smallest? <ul><li>Musandam </li></ul><ul><li>Dhufar </li></ul><ul><li>Al-Buraimi </li></ul><ul><li>Al Batinah </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Anti government protester in Thailand collected what to throw at the headquarters of the government in Bangkok in mid March? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dead rats </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>In mid march South Africans have marked the 50th anniversary of what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Sharpeville massacre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nelson Mandela's release </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Their liberation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The fall of apartheid </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>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? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>0 </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Mr. Netanyahu defied settlement plans and in return ----------- was really upset </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>Syria </li></ul><ul><li>US </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul>
  18. 18. Which insurgent group presented a peace plan to the Afghani president Hamid Karzai <ul><li>Northern Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Hizbi-Islami </li></ul><ul><li>The taliban </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Which region accounted for 67% of all people living with HIV in 2007? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Russian Federation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-Saharan Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South America </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>The Declaration of Commitment established a target of reducing HIV prevalence in young people by what percentage by 2005? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>25% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>40% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>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? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South Africa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesotho </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malawi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swaziland </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>The main mode of HIV transmission in Asia is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Injecting drug use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sex work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heterosexual intercourse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sex between men </li></ul></ul>
  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 <ul><li>400 Nautical mile </li></ul><ul><li>200 Nautical mile </li></ul><ul><li>300 Nautical mile </li></ul><ul><li>It depends according to each country </li></ul>
  24. 24. Why is the Arctic Important? <ul><li>The need for new resources </li></ul><ul><li>The Artic is full of oil and natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>The Ice is melting and it will be easy to pass through the Northern Sea Route that links Europe to Asia </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
  25. 25. Who was the first explorer to pass through the Arctic ? <ul><li>An American Explorer - Mike Nameriz </li></ul><ul><li>A Norwegian Explorer – Ronal Amundsen </li></ul><ul><li>A Russian Explorer – Sergei Udammir </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul>
  26. 26. How many cubic meters of gas does the artic have? <ul><li>3.2 to 3.7 trillion cubic meters </li></ul><ul><li>4.5 to 4.7 trillion cubic meters </li></ul><ul><li>Unknown until today </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 to 2.7 trillion cubic meters </li></ul>
  27. 27. Which is not one of the countries that have legitimate claim to areas with the Arctic? <ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Finland </li></ul><ul><li>Britain </li></ul>