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Newsquiz: Week of October 26

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify people, places and things from events in this week's news
  • Write your answers in the space provided

(CNN Student News) -- October 30, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What do you think the role of news organizations should be in broadcasting information provided by the government?

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Name that noun - Use the following clues to identify people, places or things that were mentioned on CNN Student News this week. Fill in your answers in the space provided.

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1. He is the U.S. Senate Majority Leader.

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2. This economic term describes the full value of all the goods and services that a country produces in a single year.

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3. More than 160,000 people have been displaced from this region of Pakistan due to fighting between the nation's army and the Taliban.

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4. Currently, U.S. government-approved H1N1 vaccines must be made using this animal product.

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5. This military base in South Carolina is home to the U.S. Army's Drill Sergeant School.

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6. Former U.S. Senator Edward Brooke received this award, Congress' highest civilian honor.

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7. A college in this city is home to the United States' first accredited diploma program for hip-hop.

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8. Hundreds of firefighters battled a blaze at an oil storage facility in this U.S. territory.

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9. This rocket, which was launched in a test flight Wednesday, is scheduled to replace the space shuttle.

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10. This member of the U.S. Cabinet arrived in Pakistan hours before an attack in Peshawar.

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