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(CNN Student News) -- April 30, 2009

1. Whose presidency was the first to be measured by his "first 100 days"? According to the program, how does President Obama feel about the progress his administration has made so far? What statement did he make about his presidency during last night's news conference?

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2. What global views about Obama's first 100 days are heard in today's program? Do you agree or disagree with any of the opinions featured in the report? Explain.

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3. What grade would you assign the president at this point in time? State your rationale. What issues do you think should be priorities for Obama during his next 100 days in office? Explain.

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4. What is a pandemic? In your opinion, should the current swine flu outbreak be considered a pandemic? Why or why not?

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5. Where did Dr. Sanjay Gupta travel to meet the current swine flu outbreak's "patient zero"? What does this term mean?

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6. According to the video, who is "patient zero"? Why do some believe that he is the first person to have contracted swine flu?

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7. What do many of La Gloria's citizens believe is the source of the swine flu outbreak? What happened when Dr. Gupta tried to visit one of these facilities? How have pig farm owners and the Mexican Department of Agriculture responded to the situation?

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8. What questions do you think need to be answered in order to determine the source of this swine flu outbreak?

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9. Where will Tarranique Campbell and Jeremy Word attend college? What kind of scholarship did they receive? Who paid for this scholarship?

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10. How did Tarranique react when Nelly came to the award presentation? What did he say to her? Why do you think that Nelly is funding this scholarship?

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