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Newsquiz: Week of December 13

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) -- December 17, 2010

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What are some of the images and sounds used in today's retrospective on 2010? What function do you think that these video clips play in the segment? In your opinion, which clips are most effective, and why?

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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. In the U.S. city of __________, the roof of the Metrodome caved in after it got more than 17 inches of snow.

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2. Lawmakers in the country of __________ considered changing some laws that would give their government more control over the internet.

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3. America marked the birthday of the __________, a historic document that was ratified in 1791.

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4. In the country of __________, both candidates declared victory in a recent presidential runoff election.

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5. President Barack Obama says the goals that have been set for the nine-year war in __________ are on track.

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6. __________ is TIME Magazine's Person of the Year for 2010.

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7. The "Founding Rules of __________" recently sold for more than $4 million at auction.

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8. A new law that will overhaul U.S. child nutrition standards is part of first lady Michelle Obama's "__________" program.

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9. The prime minister of the nation of __________ kept his job after that country's parliament held a no-confidence vote.

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10. Hundreds of volunteers helped lay wreaths on the gravesites of American troops at __________ National Cemetery.

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