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Newsquiz: Week of January 18

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

(CNN Student News) -- January 22, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

When you see a political advertisement, how do you know who produced or funded it? In your opinion, how might the message of a political ad be impacted by the group who created it?

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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. Massachusetts voters elected Republican candidate __________ to the U.S. Senate in a special election on Tuesday.

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2. A state-of-the-art hospital aboard the USNS __________ is helping to treat victims of the Haiti earthquake.

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3. President Barack Obama's __________ program is aimed at improving educational standards.

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4. A plane that runs on __________ power was unveiled at this year's World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

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5. Severe storms in the U.S. state of __________ threatened to cause floods and mudslides this week.

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6. The United States first observed a national holiday in honor of __________ in 1986.

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7. The U.S. __________ industry experienced a revenue decrease of 18 percent from 2008 to 2009.

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8. One week after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, an __________ registered a magnitude of 5.9.

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9. The U.S. __________ ruled on campaign finance laws concerning businesses and non-profit organizations.

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10. The __________ played the debut performance of teen composer Matthew White's latest musical work.

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