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Newsquiz: Week of May 31

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Identify people, places and things from events in 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) -- June 4, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What news stories from 2010 stand out the most in your mind? In your opinion, what qualities make a news story memorable? Explain.

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Name that noun - Use the following clues to identify people, places or things that were mentioned on CNN Student News this week. Fill in your answers in the space provided.

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1. This country is hosting soccer's 2010 World Cup.

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2. More tornadoes take place in this nation per year than in any other country.

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3. Six volunteers are taking part in a 520-day simulation of a trip to this planet.

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4. This Afghan president was speaking at a peace conference when rockets and explosives went off nearby.

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5. U.S. automaker Ford announced that it plans to stop production of this car brand by the end of 2010.

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6. A flotilla headed to Gaza was stormed by soldiers from this nation.

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7. This is the long-term solution that BP has planned to stop an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

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8. This nation's prime minister resigned after holding office for less than a year.

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9. This zoo offers webcams that feature black-footed ferret, pandas and naked mole rats.

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10. This tropical storm caused a sinkhole in Guatemala.

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