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Current Events 2019.

President Trump paid an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to on Nov. 28.
a) North Korea
b) American troops in Afghanistan
c) Bears-Lions football game

The social media app on Nov. 27 reversed its decision to block an American teenager who posted a clip in which she discussed the mass internment of minority Muslims in China, and acknowledged that its moderation system had overreached in shutting he
a) Facebook
b) Twitter
c) TicTok

On Oct. 30, the beat the Houston Astros, 6-2, in Game 7 of the World Series, the first M.L.B crown in that city’s history.
a) Colorado Rockies
b) Minnesota Twins
c) Washington Nationals

launched a ground and air assault on Oct. 9 against a Kurdish-led militia in Syria that has been a crucial American ally in the fight against the Islamic State, days after President Trump agreed to let the operation proceed.
a) Israel
b) Russia
c) Turkey

On Oct. 8, N.B.A. commissioner Adam Silver issued an emphatic defense of its employees’ right to speak out on political issues, following days of intense criticism accusing the league of trying to appease one of the world’s most autocratic government
a) Muslim Uighurs in China
b) pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
c) Taiwan's independence movement

A federal judge on Oct. 1 rejected claims that Harvard had intentionally discriminated against applicants, in a closely watched case that presented one of the biggest legal challenges to affirmative action in years.
a) Asian-America
b) African-American
c) Hispanic

Speaking at the United Nations climate summit on Sept. 23, the teenage climate activist delivered a speech criticizing world leaders for their inaction on protecting the environment.
a) Emma Gonzalez
b) Greta Thunberg
c) Mary Copeni

Thousands of municipal governments nationwide and nearly two dozen states that sued the pharmaceutical industry for the destructive crisis tentatively reached a settlement on Sept. 11 with Purdue Pharma and its owners, members of the Sackler family.
a) diabetes
b) opioid
c) obesity

Medical experts and federal health officials on Sept. 6 warned the public about the dangers of as the number of people with a severe lung illness linked to the practice more than doubled to 450 possible cases in 33 states and the number of deaths ro
a) abusing inhalents
b) taking part in the cinnamon challenge
c) vaping

It has been officially confirmed by top scientists, mathematicians, and sporting athletes around the world, the Denver Broncos are the greatest football team in the history of all time.
a) True
b) False

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