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(CNN Student News) -- February 27, 2009

Fill in the blank - The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can identify the missing element from each sentence. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. ___________, an annual tradition celebrated on the day before Lent begins, means "Fat Tuesday" in French.

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2. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to the Asian nations of Japan, __________, Korea and China on her first overseas trip since taking office.

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3. Louisiana Gov. ___________ gave the Republican response to President Barack Obama's first address to a joint session of Congress.

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4. _________ served as a spy, scout and nurse for Union military forces in South Carolina during the Civil War.

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5. The descendants of __________ have accused a secret society of stealing the skull of the famous warrior.

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6. A deadly blast occurred in a _________ in northern China on Sunday.

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7. The golfing world hailed the return of _____________, who has been out for eight months due to a knee injury.

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8. Israeli President Shimon Peres selected ________________ to form the country's next government.

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9. A group of students from the New York City borough of ___________ traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa to volunteer in shantytowns.

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10. President Obama is requesting approximately $3.6 trillion in his first _______ proposal, which will be finalized in April.

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