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Newsquiz: Week of November 16

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  • 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
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(CNN Student News) -- November 20, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What is the message that you hear in the TV ad in the soda tax story? What might an opposing message sound like? How do you think that each side could best get its message out?

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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.

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1. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust helps orphaned elephants in this African nation.

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2. This U.S. state is investing $300 million to be the home of Spaceport America, an airport for commercial space exploration.

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3. The Velvet Revolution was a peaceful uprising in this former communist nation.

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4. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that this city would be the site of civilian trials of five suspected 9/11 terrorists.

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5. NASA says that it has found water on this heavenly body.

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6. A storm system on the East Coast may have caused the collapse of a football stadium's wall in this U.S. state.

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7. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to this Muslim holy city.

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8. University officials in this U.S. state raised tuition by 32 percent despite student protests.

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9. President Barack Obama held a town hall with university students in this city, China's most populated.

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10. Federal officials are considering moving detainees from the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to a prison in this state.

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