Newsquiz: Week of October 3

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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
October 7, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How do you think that mobile devices have impacted the spread of information?
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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. NASA plans to have the Solar Dynamics Observatory orbit what celestial object for five years?
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2. What country became the first to place a tax on some foods that contain saturated fat?
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3. What is the name of the protest campaign, which began in New York City three weeks ago, that has spread to other U.S. cities?
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4. Apple was founded by Steve Wozniak and what other businessman?
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5. What nation is using biometric data to identify its nearly 1.2 billion people?
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6. Hawaii recently added what sport to its public school athletic program?
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7. What professional sports league's entire 2011 preseason has been canceled due to a lockout?
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8. What Pacific Ocean weather event, which can affect the weather worldwide, means "little girl" in Spanish?
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9. What two countries voted against a United Nations Security Council resolution regarding violence in Syria?
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10. What country, established this week in 1949, was reunited with its western neighbor this week in 1990?
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