Newsquiz: Week of September 19

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  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day
September 23, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How might a charitable organization use different forms of media to promote its cause?
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Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.
1. World leaders met in what U.S. city this week for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly?
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2. What invasive pest, which can carry a parasite that causes meningitis, was recently found in Miami, Florida?
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3. What document does the U.S. observe the signing of every September 17?
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4. Two American hikers were released on Wednesday after being detained for more than two years by what country?
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5. According to the United Nations charter, from what group must Palestinians first get approval in order to obtain U.N. membership?
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6. Because it eats both plants and meat, a grizzly bear is an example of what kind of animal?
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7. What is the name of a typhoon that struck Japan on Wednesday?
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8. Which U.S. president expanded Hispanic Heritage Week into Hispanic Heritage Month in 1988?
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9. Instead of attending the U.N. General Assembly meeting, what European country's prime minister stayed home to focus on his nation's ongoing financial crisis?
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10. What U.S. institution is the nation's central bank, which manages interest rates in order to control inflation?
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