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Current events quiz week 12/14-12/20 (20 items)

By , Deseret News

Dec. 20, 2013

From credit card hacking, same-sex marriage and African civil wars, a lot has happened over this week. Take our quiz to see how well you've been paying attention.

1 of 20. Which African nation fell into civil war this week after an attempted coup?

1) South Africa

2) South Sudan

3) Ghana

4) Kenya

2 of 20. South Sudan

Last Saturday, the military of South Sudan fractured along tribal lines and began fighting each other throughout the nation. The president blames the vice president and vice versa. At least 500 people are estimated to have been killed a week later.

3 of 20. Which state legalized same-sex marriage on Thursday?

1) Texas

2) Utah

3) Arizona

4) New Mexico

4 of 20. New Mexico

New Mexico's Supreme Court ruled that state laws prohibiting same-sex marriage were unconstitutional. New Mexico is the 17th state to legalize same-sex marriage, along with the District of Columbia.

5 of 20. What nation has started taking actions against U.S. embassies and staff in the wake of an international incident?

1) China

2) India

3) Saudi Arabia

4) Argentina