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Newsquiz: Week of May 24

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) -- May 28, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How would you compare the types of stories that are covered by a half-hour national news broadcast with those covered by a 24-hour news network like CNN?

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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. __________ opened a new session of the British Parliament this week.

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2. In a procedure known as "__________," engineers pumped a special kind of mud into an oil well in the Gulf of Mexico in an attempt to stop it from leaking.

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3. Drake University women's basketball coach Amy Stephens traveled to __________ to teach young girls how to play basketball.

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4. Two Masons discovered jewelry dating back to 1797 that they believe was crafted by __________.

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5. A head injury known as a __________ temporarily interferes with how your brain works.

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6. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's last stop on a trip to Asia was the nation of __________, where she pledged U.S. support for the country.

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7. President Obama is planning to send 1,200 additional __________ troops to the border between the U.S. and Mexico.

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8. The space shuttle __________ came in for what could be its final landing on Wednesday.

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9. Officials in the city of __________, Florida are concerned that the oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico could affect the number of tourists who might use their new airport.

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10. __________ is a celebration of all the U.S. military sea services.

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