Newsquiz: Week of September 26

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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 30, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What forms of media could be used to inform the public about a food-borne illness?
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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. What holiday, known as the Jewish New Year, started at sunset on Wednesday?
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2. What month is National Bullying Prevention Month?
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3. What bacteria is being blamed for contaminating cantaloupes from a Colorado farm?
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4. What nation launched an unmanned space lab module on Thursday?
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5. A college student was recently arrested for allegedly helping high school students cheat on what major exam?
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6. Engineers, looking for cracks caused by a recent earthquake, rappelled down which U.S. national monument?
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7. A shipwreck discovered off the coast of Ireland may contain around 200 tons of what precious metal?
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8. This week, some U.S. political leaders held town hall meetings at major technology companies in what California region?
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9. What is the name of Germany's high-speed highway system?
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10. What phenomenon, also known as the Northern Lights, is a colorful glow that occurs in the upper atmosphere?
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