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Newsquiz: Week of November 29

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News this week
  • See if you can 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) -- December 3, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What examples have you seen of news reports trying to explain economic information? In your opinion, what methods of explaining this kind of information work best for you and your peers, and why?

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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. December 1st is World AIDS Day.

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2. Officials in Cairo, Egypt are considering reclamation projects to address the city's increasing population.

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3. Russia will host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament.

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4. A report titled "The Moment of Truth" contains ideas to lower the U.S. debt.

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5. Whistleblower, a not-for-profit website, published hundreds of thousands of documents that contain communications between the United States and its embassies around the world.

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6. Under a new food safety bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture could order direct recalls of food products.

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7. The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Trees.

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8. Representatives from 194 countries met in Cancun, Mexico for the United Nations Climate Change Summit.

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9. South Korea called for an emergency meeting of six countries to discuss the best ways to ease tensions in the Korean region.

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10. The HOME Act would provide ways for students who are in the U.S. illegally to become permanent residents under certain circumstances.

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