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Newsquiz: Week of September 20

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • You've heard many different places mentioned this week on CNN Student News
  • Show you know your news by identifying the location described in each clue
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- September 24, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

In your opinion, is a televised political ad the best way to deliver a message to voters? If so, why? If not, what methods do you think might be more effective?

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Where in the world? -- You've heard many different places mentioned this week on CNN Student News. Show you know your news by identifying the location described in each clue. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. A rescue center for pangolins is located inside a national park in this country.

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2. A fossil from a prehistoric whale was discovered in this U.S. state.

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3. This country's government plans to lay off 500,000 public sector workers over the next six months and allow more private enterprise to absorb the unemployed.

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4. Leaders from around the world came together for a United Nations General Assembly meeting in this U.S. city.

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5. Two-thirds of this island nation in the Atlantic Ocean lost power due to Hurricane Igor.

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6. A volunteer effort to clean up this Gulf Coast state's beaches occurred this past weekend.

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7. Pope Benedict XVI's recent trip to this country marked the first time that a pope had ever been invited to visit by that nation's monarch.

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8. A wildfire in this U.S. state was sparked by ammunition from a nearby National Guard camp.

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9. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Richard Etchberger was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in this country during the Vietnam War.

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10. Nearly 20% of polling stations were closed during recent parliamentary elections in this country.

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