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Newsquiz: Week of January 25

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify people, places and things from events in this week's news
  • Write your answers in the space provided

(CNN Student News) -- January 29, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What are some examples of news stories that you think might lend themselves to person-on-the-street interviews? Explain.

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Name that noun - Use the following clues to identify people, places or things that were mentioned on CNN Student News this week. Fill in your answers in the space provided.

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1. President Barack Obama delivered this annual speech to Congress on Wednesday.

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2. Tourists have been trapped by floodwaters at this historic Incan site.

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3. She was the first American woman in space.

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4. Some lawmakers in this country are pushing for a ban on burqas.

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5. A task force focused on this group of Americans has proposed a limit on how much college graduates should pay on federal student loans.

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6. This city played host to a "Friends of Haiti" meeting, which included representatives from more than a dozen countries, as well as the United Nations, World Bank and European Union.

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7. Hundreds of U.S. car dealerships filed for this type of proceeding, in which a judge or agency will decide whether or not the dealers will be able to stay open.

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8. The World Economic Forum is meeting in this European city.

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9. The U.S. Senate voted to confirm him for a second term as Federal Reserve Chairman.

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10. This nation has the fastest expanding economy in the world.

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