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Newsquiz: Week of August 24

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(CNN Student News) -- August 28, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How can you use local media to get information about issues involving your school district? How can you use local media to affect change regarding local education issues?

Where in the world? -- You've heard many different places mentioned this week on CNN Student News. Show you know your news by identifying the location described in each clue. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. The Swat Valley is located in this Asian country.

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2. Wildfires forced evacuations in a suburb of this Greek capital city.

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3. Edward Kennedy, who passed away this week, represented this state in the U.S. Senate.

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4. The International Astronomical Union demoted this celestial body to a dwarf planet three years ago.

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5. The world's largest bat colony lives in Bracken Cave on the outskirts of this Texas city.

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6. Results from this nation's recent presidential election are expected to be finalized in mid-September.

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7. Desertification is taking a toll on the people and plant life in this Middle Eastern nation.

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8. This nation is home to 100-meter world record-holder Usain Bolt.

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9. Reconstruction projects have offered a boost to this U.S. city's economy following Hurricane Katrina.

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10. This Texas city is canceling school bus service for most students who live within two miles of school.

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