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Have you been paying attention to the news this year?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of some headlines from 2011

(CNN Student News) —  

How much do you know about the stories that made news in 2011? Answer these questions and find out.

Click here for a PDF version of this end of year quiz.

1. Which shuttle landed on July 21, marking the end of the U.S. space shuttle program?

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2. Where did Britain’s Prince William marry Catherine Middleton on April 29?

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3. Where was Osama bin Laden when he was shot and killed by a U.S. special ops team?

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4. What month did a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and a massive tsunami strike Japan?

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5. What was the only Atlantic hurricane to strike the United States in 2011?

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6. Which African country split into two on July 9 to form the world’s newest nation?

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7. Silvio Berlusconi stepped down in November as the leader of what European country?

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8. U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was seriously wounded by gunfire while meeting with her constituents at a public forum. In what state is her district?

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9. What agency downgraded the U.S. credit rating in August after it said Congress failed to do enough to stabilize the country’s debt situation?

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10. What country is considered the birthplace of the uprisings that became known as the Arab Spring?

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