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Newsquiz: Week of November 30

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

(CNN Student News) -- December 4, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What do you think are the potential benefits and downsides of media mergers for both consumers and the companies involved?

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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. A company based in the country of __________ launched the Southern Hemisphere's first privately built rocket.

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2. Eric and Gloria Sundback have grown four presidential __________.

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3. Porfirio Lobo Sosa received the most votes in the recent presidential election in the nation of __________.

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4. Some are calling for a rematch between the national soccer teams of France and __________ after a French player illegally used his hands in a decisive match.

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5. __________ is under consideration for a second term as chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

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6. HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, targets the human body's __________ system.

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7. __________ is the act of skipping or being absent from school without permission.

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8. Comcast is planning to pay $6.5 billion to __________ for control of NBC Universal.

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9. President Barack Obama announced his decision to send 30,000 additional U.S. troops to the nation of __________.

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10. __________ Monday, which takes place after Thanksgiving, has become one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.

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