Final Exam (Fall 2005) - Current Events and English...

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Unformatted text preview: Current Events and English Communication Fall 2005 Final Examination January 10, 2006 A. ACRONYM 1. APEC ___________________________________________________________ 2. AU _____________________________________________________________ 3. CAP ____________________________________________________________ 4. EU _____________________________________________________________ 5. ICTR ___________________________________________________________ 6. IPCC ___________________________________________________________ 7. MAP ___________________________________________________________ 8. UN ____________________________________________________________ 9. WTO ___________________________________________________________ 10. WWF ___________________________________________________________ B. FILL THE BLANK 1. Members of G-8 include ______________, _______________, _____________, ___________, ___________, ___________, ____________, and ____________. 2. The two ethnic groups that were involved in the genocide in Rwanda are ____________ and ____________ C. ANALOGY 1. Hurricane-America : ______________-Asia 2. _____________-United States : Legislative Yuan-Taiwan 3. Holocaust-Jews : ______________-Rwanda 4. Milosevic-Yugoslavia : Pinochet-________________. 5. Kigali-Rwanda : _______________-Egypt 1 D. MATCHING ____ 1. Samuel Alito ____ 2. Sandra Day OConnor ____ 3. Harriet Miers ____ 4. William Rehnquistd ____ 5. John Roberts a. The Chief Justice who reigned the court between 1986 to 2005 and his death this past summer changed the appointment process that was already in progress when another seat had been vacated earlier. b. The swing vote in the U.S. Supreme Court whose retirement in 2005 may change the balance of the court for the years to come. c. The nominee for the vacated seat of Associate Justice but was re-appointed and confirmed as Chief Justice when previous chief passed away. d. The nominee whose qualification for the seat of Associated Justice was considered shaky and later chose to withdraw the nomination. e. The current nominee to the Supreme Court who is yet to be confirmed. E. MULTIPLE CHOICE ____ 1.Chads former President Hissene Habre is wanted by a court in ___________ for crimes committed during his eight-year rule. a. Belgium b. Chad c. France d. Senegal ____ 2. Where was the latest summit on climate change being held? a. Ottawa b. Montreal c. Toronto d. Vancouver ____ 3. How many senators does it take to keep a filibuster so endless debate without a 2 a vote can continue? a.. 1/3 b.. 2/5 c. 1/2 d. 3/5 3 ____ 4. In the _____________ Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, it says that all powers not explicitly given to the federal government are reserved for the states or the people....
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