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Newsquiz: Week of March 14

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) -- March 18, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What kind of training do you think that journalists might receive before venturing into a region experiencing conflict or a natural disaster?

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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. Last week, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake near Japan generated a massive __________, a wall of water that devastated parts of the country.

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2. U.S. President __________ issued the first proclamation for National Women's History Month.

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3. The annual __________ Festival in Austin, Texas focuses on music, movies and technology.

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4. The __________ reported that four of its journalists went missing in Libya this week.

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5. Naoto Kan, Japan's __________, called the recent catastrophe there "the toughest and most difficult crisis" for his country since the end of World War II.

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6. The king of __________ announced a three-month state of emergency for his country in the wake of anti-government protests.

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7. Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. veteran of __________, was buried at Arlington National Cemetery this week.

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8. March 17th is a national holiday in the nation of __________.

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9. Veronika Scott designed Element "S," a thermal __________ that converts into a sleeping bag.

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10. Nuclear power plants, like the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan, generate power through a process called nuclear __________.

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