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Newsquiz: Week of September 13

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • 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) -- September 17, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What elements do you think that a journalist might want to include in a news story about a religious holiday or ceremony? Do you think that telling these kinds of stories involves any particular concerns or sensitivities? Explain.

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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. The __________ Effect determines which way hurricanes rotate.

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2. The National September 11 Memorial and Museum is being constructed at the __________ site in New York City.

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3. Hispanic Heritage Month starts on __________ and ends a month later.

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4. The original U.S. Constitution can be found in the __________.

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5. NFL running back Reggie Bush has decided to return the __________ Trophy that he won in 2005.

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6. A ban on certain veils, including burqas, is scheduled to go into effect in the nation of __________ next year.

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7. Scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are trying to find a chemical that can kill bloodsucking __________.

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8. Many Jews fast during the holiday of __________, which is also known as the Day of Atonement.

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9. Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta is the first living U.S. soldier to be awarded the __________ since the Vietnam War.

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10. The communist nation of __________ is planning to lay off at least half a million workers over the next six months.

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