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(CNN Student News) -- September 25, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What are the biggest news stories of your lifetime? How did you distinguish between fact and fiction in each story?

Get a clue -- Use each of the following clues to figure out the person, place or thing that is being described from stories you saw on CNN Student News this week. Write your answers in the space provided.

Click here to access a pdf version of this Newsquiz.

1. This is the United Nations body that has the primary responsibility for maintaining world peace.

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2. Several counties in this U.S. state were declared disaster areas after widespread flooding.

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3. Performer Nick Jonas uses his music to tell teens that they can manage and live with this disease.

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4. Gen. Stanley McChrystal is calling for an increase of U.S. troops in this country.

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5. He is the first Hispanic author to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

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6. This U.S. city is hosting the G-20 Summit.

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7. Both U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao agreed to reduce these kinds of emissions during speeches to the U.N. General Assembly.

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8. The deposed president of this country has taken refuge in a Brazilian embassy.

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9. This U.S. government department is conducting an investigation into an alleged terrorist plot to set off explosives in the U.S.

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10. A concert in this Cuban capital city caused controversy.

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