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Newsquiz: Week of Jan. 9

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(CNN Student News) -- January 13, 2006

Answer the following questions about this week's featured news stories. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What two Gulf Coast states did President George Bush visit on Thursday?

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2. How much money has the federal government allocated to help rebuild hurricane-ravaged areas of the Gulf Coast?

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3. What does the acronym FEMA stand for?

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4. What term refers to a 19th-century British custom of bundling official documents together with red ribbon?

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5. What world leader recently suffered a debilitating stroke?

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6. How long can justices serve on the U.S. Supreme Court?

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7. What judicial body conducted Judge Samuel Alito's Supreme Court confirmation hearings?

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8. What is the only country outside of East Asia where people have died from avian flu?

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9. What is the name of the pilgrimage during which millions of Muslims journey to the holy city of Mecca each year?

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10. In what country is Mecca located?

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