MCJ 176: Current Events (5)

  1. How many American soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan?
  2. Name the U.S. Secretary of Defense.
    Chuck Hagel
  3. Name the president of Venezuela.
    Nicolás Maduro
  4. Under a proposal by the Secretary of Defense, the size of the U.S. Army would drop to between 440,000 and 450,000 men. This would be the smallest Army since what year, according to the New York Times.
  5. Name President's Obama's National Security Advisor.
    Susan Rice
  6. How many aircraft carriers does the U.S. Navy have in service?
    11-aircraft carrier
  7. Name the ousted president of the Ukraine.
    Viktor Yanukovych
  8. Where is the ousted president of the Ukraine?
  9. Name Mexico's most wanted fugitive, who was captured over the weekend. Also list his nickname.
    Name: Joaquín Guzmán Loera

    Nickname: "El Chapo Guzmán"
  10. What country helped Mexico track and capture its most wanted fugitive?
  11. What is the name of Mexico's oldest, richest and most powerful marijuana and opium cartel?
    Sinaloa cartel
  12. This South American country, torn by civil unrest that has led to about a dozen deaths, has offered to open discussions with the U.S. to exchange ambassadors for the first time since 2010. Name the country.
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MCJ 176: Current Events (5)
MCJ 176: Current Events (5)