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  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Use the clues to figure out the word or phrase that is being described
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- November 19, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you think that a journalist might get access to news makers, such as corporate executives and government officials? Why do you think that these people grant interviews to news organizations?

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Get a clue -- Use each of the following clues to figure out the word or phrase that is being described from stories you saw on CNN Student News this week. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta is the first living recipient of this award in more than 30 years.

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2. This nation released democracy activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest.

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3. John Pistole, the head of this U.S. agency, talked to a Senate committee about security checks at airports.

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4. In the 112th Congress, this political party will have a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, while this party will have a majority in the U.S. Senate.

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5. This country issued a maximum health alert after one person with cholera crossed over its border from the other side of Hispaniola.

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6. This is the term for an economic condition that occurs when a government spends more money than it makes.

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7. The proposed Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, also known as START, would limit the amount of nuclear weapons that the U.S. and this nation can have.

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8. This company's initial public offering raised the most money ever for the first day that a stock was offered.

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9. This is the name of the congressional session that occurs between an election and the swearing in of the next Congress.

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10. U.S. President Barack Obama attended a meeting of APEC, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, in this country.

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