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Ten Questions: Hurricane Katrina, Supreme Court changes

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(CNN Student News) -- Answer the following questions about today's featured news stories. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. Why do you think that some hurricane victims in New Orleans chose to stay rather than evacuate?

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2. Do you think that it is important for President Bush to visit the disaster zones along the Gulf Coast? Why or why not?

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3. Has Hurricane Katrina affected you or someone you know? If so, how?

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4. In your view, what are the key challenges facing those who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina?

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5. Can you think of ways that students your age can help Katrina's victims?

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6. What Supreme Court justice died on September 3, 2005?

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7. Who did President Bush nominate on Monday to fill the vacancy left by this chief justice?

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8. In July, President Bush initially named Roberts to succeed which Supreme Court justice?

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9. What legislative body is responsible for confirming Supreme Court justices?

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10. Do you agree with the decision to postpone Roberts' confirmation hearings? Why or why not?

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