Skip to main content
CNN.com
Search
Home World U.S. Weather Business Sports Analysis Politics Law Tech Science Health Entertainment Offbeat Travel Education Specials Autos I-Reports
EDUCATION with Student News

Ten Questions: Hearings begin on Walter Reed conditions, Bush to visit South America

Adjust font size:
Decrease fontDecrease font
Enlarge fontEnlarge font

(CNN Student News) -- March 6, 2007

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

1. Who was Walter Reed? What role did he play in the completion of the Panama Canal?

*

*

2. In what year did the Walter Reed Army Medical Center open its doors? Name some of the famous people who were treated at this hospital over the years.

*

*

3. What is the purpose of the Walter Reed congressional hearings? How do you think that the U.S. government should respond to the allegations made about the conditions at Walter Reed?

*

*

4. Which countries is President Bush planning to visit during his upcoming trip to Latin America? What is one reason why he is making this trip?

*

*

5. Of what country is Hugo Chavez the president? What accusation did Chavez recently make of U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte? If you were in Negroponte's shoes, would you have responded to Chavez's accusation? If so, how? If not, why not?

*

*

6. According to the segment: What is one of the reasons why the U.S. maintains ties with Venezuela? Why is the Bush administration partnering with Brazil? Do you think that the U.S. can completely wean itself from its dependence on imported oil? If so, how? If not, why not?

*

*

7. According to the segment, how is the image of wealth changing in some parts of China?

*

*

8. Why do you think that many newly affluent Chinese are choosing to buy luxury products? Can you think of other places where this happens?

*

*

9. Do you think that the gap that exists between China's rich and poor could impact the country's stability? If so, how? If not, why not?

*

*

10. If you were suddenly to become wealthy, how would you spend your money, and why?

*

*


Advertisement

Advertisement

Career Builder.com
Quick Job Search
  More Options
International Edition
CNN TV CNN International Headline News Transcripts Advertise with Us About Us Contact Us
Search
© 2007 Cable News Network.
A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines. Contact us. Site Map.
SERVICES » E-mails RSSRSS Feed PodcastsRadio News Icon CNNtoGo CNN Pipeline
Offsite Icon External sites open in new window; not endorsed by CNN.com
Pipeline Icon Pay service with live and archived video. Learn more