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Newsquiz: Week of March 29

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify the missing elements from statements about this week's news
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- April 2, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What are some sources of economic information? What messages do you think could be associated with this information by different groups?

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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.

1. Scientists hope that the __________ will reveal some secrets of the universe by smashing particles together at the speed of light.

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2. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency for the entire state of __________ due to severe flooding.

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3. The U.S. Navy captured several suspected pirates after an attack on the USS __________.

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4. In 1912, Japan sent 3,000 __________ trees to Washington, D.C. as a sign of friendship.

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5. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that Americans are still at risk for the __________ virus, which first showed up about a year ago.

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6. Last weekend, President Obama raised controversy by making 15 __________ appointments when the Senate was not in session.

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7. President Obama met with Afghanistan's President __________ during a surprise visit to the Asian country on Sunday.

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8. The space shuttle __________ is scheduled to launch on Monday for a mission to the international space station.

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9. The U.S. states of __________ and __________ will be awarded education money from the Obama administration's "Race to the Top" initiative.

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10. A rebel leader from the Russian region of __________ says that he is responsible for deadly subway system attacks in Moscow.

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