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(CNN Student News) -- April 7, 2009

1. What natural disaster struck L'Aquila, Italy on Monday? What were some of the effects of this event?

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2. According to the report: What makes Italy prone to earthquakes? Why did some structures in L'Aquila collapse?

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3. What nation's parliament did U.S. President Barack Obama address yesterday?

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4. According to the report: What might be the impact of improved relations between the U.S. and Turkey? What statement did President Obama make to Turkey's parliament? What wider audience was he trying to reach?

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5. What do you think of the president's efforts to reach out to the Muslim world?

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6. What policy did the U.S. government change recently regarding the media and fallen U.S. soldiers? What is your opinion of the change in policy? Explain your rationale.

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7. In what sport did two Iraqi teams play their championship match recently? Which team won the championship?

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8. What challenges do you think that players and coaches faced in organizing softball in Iraq? Explain.

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9. According to Ohio State University's Tally Hart, what are some features of a good scholarship application? What examples does Hart give of appropriate items to include in a scholarship application?

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10. What are some of your abilities and experiences that you would include on a college scholarship application? Explain.

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