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  • Use the clues to figure out the word or phrase that is being described
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- May 7, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Where would you look to find information for a news story that deals with constitutional issues? How could you use this information to present both sides of the issue?

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Get a clue -- Use each of the following clues to figure out the word or phrase that is being described from stories you saw on CNN Student News this week. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. This Iranian president attended a United Nations meeting about nuclear weapons.

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2. This device is a series of valves that is designed to prevent an oil well from leaking.

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3. This river rose to nearly 12 feet above flood stage, causing deadly flooding in Nashville, Tennessee.

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4. This nation's nearly $400 billion debt is larger than its economy.

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5. This company said that it managed to seal one of three oil leaks in the Gulf of Mexico.

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6. An attempted car bombing occurred in this area of New York City last weekend.

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7. Airlines must now check this list within two hours after being notified of an update.

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8. A proposed merger between these two airlines would create the world's largest carrier.

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9. In the United Kingdom, whichever party holds the most seats in this house after Thursday's elections is responsible for forming the new government.

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10. Eric Whitacre conducted a virtual choir by combining individual performances of this song.

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