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Newsquiz: Week of April 4

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Use the clues to identify locations that were part of stories seen on CNN Student News this week
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- April 8, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Why do you think that scientists provide long-range weather forecasts to the public? Who do you think might be interested in long-term weather information?

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Where in the World? -- Use each of the following clues to identify locations that were part of stories you saw on CNN Student News this week. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. Workers sealed a radioactive leak at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in this country.

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2. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in this U.S. city.

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3.The first modern Olympic Games were held in this city in 1896.

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4. This U.S. state paid tribute to 29 men whose lives were lost at the Upper Big Branch mine one year ago.

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5. The congressional battle over the U.S. government's budget is taking place in this city.

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6. Michel Martelly has been elected president of this Caribbean nation.

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7. One million people fled the violence in this African nation's capital city of Abidjan.

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8. Yuri Gagarin was the first person to travel to this location.

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9. The Obama administration announced that five suspected 9/11 terrorists will be tried in a military court here.

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10. This university introduced its new mascot, a black bear named "Rebel."

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