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Newsquiz: Week of October 12

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(CNN Student News) -- October 16, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you think that a society might benefit from having a free press? Why do you think that some governments might restrict the rights of journalists?

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.

Click here for a pdf version of this Newsquiz.

1. The first Columbus Day celebration took place in this U.S. city in 1792.

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2. This Communist country has blocked access to Yoani Sanchez's blog.

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3. Almost seven million people participated in an earthquake drill in this U.S. state.

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4. Next June, this nation will host soccer's World Cup.

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5. President Obama visited this U.S. city on Thursday to address recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.

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6. This country experienced a 22-hour hostage standoff between militants and government forces.

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7. President Obama will be given the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in this city in December.

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8. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton proposed a joint missile defense plan between the U.S. and this nation.

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9. In an alphabetical list of the world's countries, this nation comes first.

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10. This country passed a law that will require telecommunication companies to give high-speed access to all of its citizens.

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