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Newsquiz: Week of April 26

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 30, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might you use the media to help understand the nutritional information on food products?

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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. In the United States, April is the Month of the __________ Child.

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2. Some experts are using the word "junk" to describe __________'s investment rating, because it's very risky to invest money in that country.

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3. Lawmakers in Santa Clara, California passed a law that fast food kids' meals with more than 485 __________ cannot include a toy.

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4. Authorities have been trying to stop an underwater leak from the __________ oil rig that sank in the Gulf of Mexico last week.

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5. Congress is investigating the timing of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's investigation of __________, a well-known Wall Street bank.

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6. U.S. automaker __________ says that plans are underway to upgrade five of the company's auto plants to build new fuel-efficient engines.

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7. The space shuttle Discovery put the __________ Space Telescope into orbit 20 years ago this week.

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8. The U.S. state of __________ recently passed what some people call the toughest immigration law in the country.

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9. According to a new federal rule, airlines that hold planes longer than __________ hours with passengers on board could face a fine of up to $27,000 per passenger.

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10. The U.S. Supreme Court says that a memorial in the __________ Desert that honors fallen soldiers does not violate the Constitution.

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