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(CNN Student News) -- September 11, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Describe some of the messages aimed at your generation about the value of education. Who has made them? What has been their focus? In what ways do you think that these messages succeed and fail to reach their intended audience?

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. __________ became the youngest American tennis player to make the U.S. Open quarterfinals in almost a decade.

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2. Sixteen countries in western __________ were affected by severe flooding.

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3. The U.S. House of Representatives has __________ voting members.

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4. The Electoral Complaints Commission in the nation of __________ announced a partial recall in last month's presidential election.

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5. Inventor Dean Kamen developed the __________ water purifier to turn contaminated water into clean drinking water.

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6. Investigators say that California's Station Fire was caused by __________.

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7. President Barack Obama addressed the issue of __________ reform in a speech to Congress on Wednesday.

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8. The government of __________ is crediting militias with helping to drive the Taliban out of the Swat Valley.

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9. Two __________ were tagged with high tech transmitters off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

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10. NASA tested the __________ rocket, which might take the place of the space shuttle.

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