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Newsquiz: Week of August 16

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) -- August 20, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might you use the results from a research study or survey in a media report? Do you think that research results are more likely to be found in a hard news story or a feature story, and why?

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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. Music artist Usher Raymond IV's __________ Foundation helps young people develop into leaders in business and their communities.

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2. Public sector workers in the nation of __________ went on strike to demand more pay and better benefits.

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3. President Barack Obama weighed in on the controversy surrounding plans to build an Islamic center near __________.

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4. According to a new study, __________ costs the global economy almost $900 billion per year.

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5. Severe flooding left one-fifth of the nation of __________ underwater.

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6. A group of college students discovered the site of Camp Lawton, a U.S. Civil War prison camp in the state of __________.

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7. During the second quarter of 2010, China passed __________ as having the world's second largest economy.

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8. The last full U.S. combat brigade left Iraq this week, crossing the border into __________.

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9. President Lee Myung-bak has proposed unifying the two nations on the __________ Peninsula into a "peace community."

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10. Concerns about salmonella led to the recall of 380 million __________.

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