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Newsquiz: Week of January 3

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Identify the missing elements from statements about this week's news
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- January 7, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Do you think that it is important for a government to establish freedom of the press? Why or why not? Why do you think that some governments might choose not to establish this right?

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Fill in the blank - The following sentences relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. See if you can identify the missing element from each sentence. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. A Florida businessman is supporting people in Cuba who practice the sport of __________.

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2. U.S. Representatives read the American __________ out loud on the floor of the House.

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3. The country of __________ experienced a deadly attack on a Christian church on New Year's Eve.

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4. The U.S. Bureau of __________ is charged with managing nearly 40,000 wild horses and burros.

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5. Rising onion prices in the nation of __________ are generating political tension.

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6. __________'s novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is undergoing a controversial edit to eliminate some offensive language.

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7. In Arkansas, more than a thousand __________ mysteriously fell from the sky on New Year's Eve.

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8. Andrew Cuomo, governor of the U.S. state of __________, is taking a five percent pay cut.

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9. Residents of the Australian state of __________ have experienced extensive flooding recently.

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10. U.S. Rep. __________ of Ohio is the new Speaker of the House.

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