Newsquiz: Week of October 24

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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 28, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What tools could you use in a news report to put the world's population in perspective?
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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 is the currency used by the 17 nations of the eurozone?
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2. U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford was pulled out of what nation this week due to concerns about his personal safety?
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3. What Asian country declared five holidays, beginning on Thursday, as a result of severe flooding?
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4. What U.S. statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886?
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5. What nation are almost 39,000 U.S. troops scheduled to leave by the end of the year?
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6. What country was struck by a devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Sunday?
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7. In what Islamic nation did women burn veils and head scarves in a protest on Wednesday?
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8. A group of U.S. senators is pushing for a ban on chewing tobacco in what professional sports league?
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9. More than 80 percent of what North African country's registered voters participated in an election on Sunday?
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10. According to the United Nations, on what date is the global human population expected to reach 7 billion people?
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