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Newsquiz: Week of November 1

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) -- November 5, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How would you describe the role of a spokesman or spokeswoman in a media campaign? What qualities do you think that a person might require for this position?

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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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

1. On Tuesday, this U.S. state's voters elected an independent as governor.

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2. Some residents of this island nation evacuated their homes this week as Mount Merapi erupted again.

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3. Thirty tons of marijuana was discovered in a tunnel that ran between Tijuana, Mexico and this U.S. city.

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4. These two nations signed a pair of treaties to work together on military exercises and nuclear testing.

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5. A soccer stadium in this nation is using technology to convert human kinetic energy into electricity.

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6. Two packages containing bombs, both of which were sent from this country, were stopped before they could reach their intended U.S. destinations.

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7. Authorities were worried about how tropical storm Tomas might affect a cholera outbreak in this country.

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8. The properties on the traditional Monopoly board are named after streets in this U.S. city.

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9. President Barack Obama will be visiting several countries on a 10-day trip to this continent.

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10. Voters in this state rejected a ballot measure to legalize marijuana.

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