Newsquiz: Week of October 31

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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
November 4, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What elements need to be included in a news report to make it credible?
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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. Who is the current U.S. secretary of defense?
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2. CNN Hero Patrice Millet uses what sport to teach young people in Haiti?
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3. What group, representing different economies from around the globe, held an emergency meeting this week in France?
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4. This week, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization announced the formal end of its mission in what North African country?
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5. What U.S. professional sports league announced that it was canceling all of its games for the month of November?
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6. What nation conducted its first space docking on Thursday?
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7. A group of U.S. lawmakers released a plan on Tuesday aimed at saving what government service?
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8. What is the name of the largest flying boat ever built?
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9. According to the United Nations, the world's population passed what number on October 31, 2011?
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10. What is the name of the holiday celebrated in the United States every November 11?
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