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Newsquiz: Week of August 30

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Determine whether each statement is true or false as written
  • If it is false, replace the underlined word or phrase to make the sentence true
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- September 3, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might you search for video/images for a media project? How could you ensure that you had the legal right to use these materials?

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True or False? -- The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can determine whether each statement is true or false as written. If the statement is false, replace the underlined word or phrase with one that would make the sentence true. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. U.S. forces in Afghanistan are now part of Operation New Dawn.

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2. Thousands of people gathered for rallies on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1968 "I Have A Dream" speech.

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3. Mexico's government has fired around 3,200 federal police officers since May.

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4. Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast ten years ago this week.

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5. Israeli and Palestinian leaders met this week in Geneva, Switzerland for a series of peace talks.

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6. The Ares I rocket tested this week is part of NASA's Constellation program.

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7. Hurricane Ernesto, the fifth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, is threatening the U.S. east coast.

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8. The first U.S. public school was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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9. Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush went to North Korea to secure the release of an American citizen.

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10. Thousands of people in Indonesia evacuated due to a volcano that erupted for the first time in more than 400 years.

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