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Current Affairs July 2012 Quiz

Have you been reading the news lately? 8 Questions.

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How many climbers were killed by an avalanche near Chamonix in the French Alps?

  • Seven
  • Eight
  • Nine
  • Ten

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Which Chelsea and England footballer was found not guilty of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand ater a week-long trial?

  • Steven Gerrard
  • Gary Cahill
  • Luis Suarez
  • John Terry

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Which film actor's son was found dead in his Los Angeles home at the age of 36?

  • Robert Redford
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Which British tennis player won the Wimbledon men's doubles title and was the first Briton to do so for 76 years?

  • Jamie Baker
  • Alex Bogdanovic
  • Jonathan Marray
  • David Nielsen

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Physicists at CERN discovered a new subatomic particle, the Higgs boson. This particle is named after which British professor and physicist?

  • Andrew Higgs
  • David Higgs
  • William Higgs
  • Peter Higgs

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Which pop star is facing legal action in France for using an image of politician Marine Le Pen with a Swastika on her face at a Paris concert?

  • 50 Cent
  • Madonna
  • Jay Z
  • Rihanna

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Officials from which Australian state have called for the ban on hunting great white sharks to be lifted following a spate of fatal attacks?

  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia
  • Tasmania

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Conflict in which country was officially declared a "civil war" by the International Committee of the Red Cross?

  • Egypt
  • Lebanon
  • Jordan
  • Syria