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Newsquiz: Week of April 19

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Determine whether each statement is true or false as written
  • If it is false, replace the underlined word or phrase to make the sentence true
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- April 23, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What ways can you think of to use the media to help yourself save money?

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True or False? -- The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can determine whether each statement is true or false as written. If the statement is false, replace the underlined word or phrase with one that would make the sentence true. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. On Thursday, President Barack Obama went to New York City's Main Street to discuss financial reform.

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2. Ash clouds from a volcano in Iceland forced the cancellation of thousands of flights across Europe.

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3. The geyser Old Faithful is located in Yosemite National Park.

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4. President Lech Kaczynski was laid to rest in his home country of Poland on Sunday.

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5. There are five space shuttle missions left before the fleet is retired.

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6. Iran conducted a massive military drill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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7. Studies show that the average U.S. teenager sends and receives over 3,000 texts per month.

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8. Chef Shouichi Fujimaki serves the world's most expensive bowl of rice.

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9. White House officials say that President Obama should pick his nominee to replace U.S. Secretary of Labor John Paul Stevens by next month.

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10. General Electric says that it has paid off a $6.7 billion loan from the U.S. and Canadian governments.

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