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Newsquiz: Week of April 11

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) -- April 15, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Why do you think that an organization might provide the findings of a study to news organizations? If you were a reporter, how might you determine whether or not a study is credible?

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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. April is __________ Literacy Month.

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2. The Japanese government has classified the situation at the Fukushima nuclear power plant as a level __________ based on how much radiation has been released.

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3. A ban on burqas and other face-covering clothing went into effect this week in the nation of __________.

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4. One year after the devastating BP oil spill, the National Wildlife Federation classified the Gulf Coast's wetlands as "__________."

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5. The head of the __________ resigned after several air traffic controllers fell asleep on the job.

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6. The space shuttle __________ was launched into space 30 years ago this week.

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7. U.S. President __________ started the tradition of presidents tossing out the first pitch this week in 1910.

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8. Hundreds of thousands of acres in Texas experienced __________ this week.

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9. The Russian government is planning to allow tourists to visit the exclusion zone around the damaged __________ nuclear power plant.

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10. On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced his plan to cut the federal __________ by $4 trillion over the next 12 years.

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