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Current events quiz week 11/30-12/6 (20 items)

By , Deseret News

Dec. 6, 2013

Nelson Mandela and lunar rovers. Lots has happened around the world over the past week. Take this quiz to see how well you've paid attention.

1 of 20. How old was Nelson Mandela when he died Thursday?

1) 95

2) 97

3) 89

4) 94

2 of 20. 95

Nelson Mandela, legendary civil rights leader and father of modern South Africa, passed away at the age of 95 on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2013.

3 of 20. The United Nations approved military action in which African country this week?

1) Mali

2) Republic of the Congo

3) Central African Republic

4) Chad

4 of 20. Central African Republic

On Thursday the United Nations approved French military intervention in a civil war in the Central African Republic, where rebel forces have ousted President François Bozizé. One thousand French military personnel will be deployed in the country, according to French officials.

5 of 20. What is the name of Paul Walker's charity organization?

1) Redline Time

2) Reach Out Worldwide

3) Always Evolving