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(CNN Student News) -- September 18, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says that the U.S. recession is likely over, but according to a recent CNN poll, more than 85% of Americans disagree. How might you evaluate differing information to arrive at your own opinion?

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. This country's government is encouraging its citizens to forego a traditional double-cheek kiss hello.

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2. A judge in this U.S. state has ordered teen runaway Rifqa Bary and her parents to meet with a mediator.

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3. The space shuttle Discovery landed in this U.S. state after a 13-day mission to the international space station.

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4. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to meet with U.S. troops serving in this Middle Eastern nation.

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5. Israeli archaeologists say they've found one of the world's oldest synagogues near this body of water.

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6. Demonstrators gathered in this U.S. city to take part in a protest organized by the Tea Party Express.

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7. Sinovac, whose headquarters are in this country, is the first company in the world to successfully complete clinical trials for an H1N1 vaccine.

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8. NASCAR was founded in this U.S. city.

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9. This nation's constitution requires that the prime minister be in charge of the majority group in parliament.

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10. Hamid Karzai appears to have won a majority of the votes in this country's recent presidential election.

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