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(CNN Student News) -- October 2, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What types of media would you use to promote a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving? Explain.

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. __________ announced that it plans to shut down production on its Saturn brand.

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2. An 8.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near Samoa triggered three massive waves known as __________, which occur in the ocean.

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3. U.S. Secretary of Education __________ is working to convince state and local officials to support a plan to extend the U.S. school day.

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4. Facebook recently changed its policy to allow residents of the __________ to declare their country of origin as either Israel or Syria.

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5. The __________ is an alliance of 28 countries from Europe and North America, whose main goal is to protect the freedom and security of its members.

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6. Iran announced that it is building a second __________ enrichment plant as part of its nuclear program.

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7. The International Olympic Committee is meeting in the city of __________ to vote on the host of the 2016 Olympic Games.

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8. Typhoon __________ flooded parts of the Philippines before slamming into Vietnam.

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9. A spark of lightning started the Arnica Fire in __________ National Park.

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10. German Chancellor __________ was re-elected to serve a second four-year term.

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