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Newsquiz: Week of December 14

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

(CNN Student News) -- December 18, 2009

Media Literacy Question of the Day

If you were producing a news broadcast to highlight the end of this semester, what stories would you include, and why?

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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 judge blocked plans for a holiday strike by employees of airline __________.

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2. The U.S. __________ is keeping a key interest rate at almost zero percent.

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3. Authorities in the Philippines evacuated about 50,000 people who live near a __________.

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4. Tiger Woods has said that he is taking an "indefinite break" from the sport of __________.

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5. Some suspected terrorists who are currently being held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba will be moved to a prison in the U.S. state of __________.

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6. The __________ established the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

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7. Federal Reserve Chairman __________ is TIME magazine's 2009 "Person of the Year."

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8. Authorities in the nation of __________ seized a cargo plane that was carrying 35 tons of weapons.

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9. A global summit in the city of __________ has been focused on the issue of climate change.

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10. The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is known as the Festival of __________.

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