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Newsquiz: Week of November 9

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify the missing elements from statements about this week's news
  • Write your answers in the space provided

(CNN Student News) -- November 13, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

If you were a journalist traveling with President Obama on his trip to Asia, what questions would you ask him about the global and national economy?

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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. Germany's __________ came down 20 years ago this week, signaling the end of the Cold War.

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2. The __________ program helps veterans who have been injured find jobs working for members of the U.S. Congress.

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3. The country of __________ experienced deadly mudslides after heavy rains triggered flooding.

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4. The current U.S. __________ rate reached 10.2%, its highest level in decades.

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5. President Barack Obama traveled to Asia to take part in a meeting of a group of 21 nations known as the __________.

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6. Maya Lin said that she kept the design of the __________ Memorial simple to "allow everyone to respond and remember."

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7. Pervaiz Mahsi, a janitor who was killed in a suicide bombing, is being called a hero in his home country of __________.

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8. __________ is the separation of people or groups, especially by race.

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9. Veterans Day was originally known as __________ and marked the end of World War I.

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10. The country of __________ experienced a massive power outage, affecting 18 of its 26 states.

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