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Newsquiz: Week of March 8

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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

(CNN Student News) -- March 12, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What news stories have you seen about the impact of the recession on schools in your area? How might parents, teachers and students use this information to formulate opinions?

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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 Iditarod is a sled dog race run in this U.S. state.

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2. This country introduced eight commuter trains for women only in four of its largest cities.

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3. School officials in this U.S. city announced plans to close 26 schools in response to its budget deficit.

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4. A deadly 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck in the southeastern part of this country.

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5. Severe weather in this U.S. state has caused an increase in tomato prices.

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6. This week marked six years since deadly train bombings occurred in this European capital.

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7. President Barack Obama met with this nation's prime minister to address his European country's big budget deficit.

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8. This nation held its second, full parliamentary elections since former dictator Saddam Hussein was removed from power there in 2003.

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9. Afghan President Hamid Karzai traveled to this city in Helmand province to tell its population that the Taliban would not be coming back.

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10. In Iowa, dozens of young people participated in a Lego-building contest to raise money for this country.

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