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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) -- August 27, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What factors do you think can make a news report unique? In your opinion, what are some reasons why a reporter might want to produce a unique report?

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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. Students from DeLaSalle High School in Kansas City, Missouri designed and built a car that runs on this type of power.

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2. This Japanese currency is higher against the U.S. dollar than it has been in 15 years.

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3. This independent agency is now responsible for processing all claims related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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4. This nation unveiled a new, unmanned military drone this week.

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5. This city is home to America's most expensive school.

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6. This is the fourth named storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.

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7. An American student wants to establish a peace forest in this strip of land that separates North and South Korea.

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8. On September 1, this will become the new name of the U.S. military operation in Iraq.

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9. A group of 33 miners is trapped about 2,300 feet below the surface in this country.

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10. The first message issued through this form of communication was "Merry Christmas."

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