What A Week: July 30 - August 03

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1.  Earlier this week, a blackout in which country left hundreds of millions of people without power?
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2.  Why were eight badminton players disqualified from the Olympics on Wednesday?
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3.  Which of the following was not a reaction to Mitt Romney’s tour of England, Israel, and Poland, which concluded on Wednesday?
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4.  In a paper published on Tuesday, scientists expressed concern over the possible spread of a new strain of flu found in which animal?
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5.  What is the name of NASA’s new Mars rover, scheduled to land late Sunday night or early Monday morning?
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6.  Which architectural and cultural landmark will soon undergo a restoration to correct a developing tilt?
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7.  The rapper Snoop Dogg changed his stage name this week. What do we call him now?
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8.  What dance did the players on the U.S. women’s soccer team perform after scoring the decisive goal against North Korea on Tuesday?
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9.  Which bank has pledged nearly ten million dollars to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s social-impact bonds program, aimed at lowering rates of recidivism among convicted criminals?
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10.  What action did the Federal Reserve vote to take on Wednesday in order to spur the economy’s recovery? 
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11.  What cynical nickname was given to the peacekeeping task in Syria from which Kofi Annan resigned on Thursday?
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12.  Know your New Yorker: In this week’s issue, Ryan Lizza writes about Paul Ryan’s rise to power within the Republican Party. What was Ryan’s job as a high-school student?
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