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  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • 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) -- September 10, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What aspects of local news stories do you think might lead to coverage by national or international media? Why?

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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. This island nation was rocked by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake last weekend.

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2. This remote-controlled lifeguard could help swimmers that are in distress.

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3. Some Muslim leaders are planning to tone down celebrations marking the end of this holy month.

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4. This is the number of seats up for election this November in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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5. This holiday marks the start of the Jewish High Holy Days.

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6. This U.S. city experienced dozens of fires after strong winds knocked down power lines Tuesday night.

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7. This device, which was supposed to shut down a broken oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, was raised from the seafloor.

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8. On Wednesday, two of these space objects passed closer to the Earth than the moon's orbit.

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9. The United Nations says that this is a basic human right because it's the main tool for learning.

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10. John Boehner, who holds this leadership position in the U.S. Congress, offered an economic plan in response to President Barack Obama's plan.

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