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Newsquiz: Week of September 27

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) -- October 1, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

In what ways have you seen religious groups use different forms of media to promote their faith? What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of reaching out to people using these methods?

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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. The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee reopened five months after it was damaged by severe flooding.

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2. A 10-month ban on building Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip ended this week.

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3. San Francisco lawmakers are considering a ban on including French fries with some fast food meals.

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4. The Cleveland Clinic is developing an "intelligent helmet" to measure data after a football player is hit.

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5. Southwest Airlines is planning to buy AirTran for $1.4 billion.

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6. President Barack Obama signed the big business bill on Monday, which is expected to create around half a million jobs.

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7. The U.S. government's fiscal year starts on November 1.

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8. A court ruled that a holy site in Indonesia should be divided between three religious groups.

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9. Scientists have genetically engineered a pig that produces less phosphorous waste.

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10. A 120-year-old levee in Portage, Minnesota failed, putting more than 100 houses in danger due to flooding.

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