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Newsquiz: Week of November 8

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) -- November 12, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Who do you think might be the target audience for both local and national news broadcasts? In your opinion, what can a news broadcast do in order to reach the widest available audience?

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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. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran is using __________ to help treat other veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder.

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2. The nations that attended the __________ Summit in South Korea this week make up 85% of the world's economy.

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3. A new law in the U.S. city of __________ says that fast food restaurants can't include toys in kids' meals that have too many calories.

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4. The nation of __________ was the first stop on President Barack Obama's 10-day trip to Asia.

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5. The __________, which is part of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, is planning to update warnings on cigarette packages to include pictures.

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6. Unsanitary conditions in Haiti are helping to spread the disease cholera, which is caused by a __________ infection.

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7. A group of Catholic nuns raised money recently by auctioning off a rare baseball card featuring legendary player __________.

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8. Some economists think that China and the U.S. are engaged in a __________ war.

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9. The United States issued a temporary ban on air cargo from the nations of Yemen and __________.

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10. The American-sponsored Cash for Work program is helping women in the country of __________.

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