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  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- August 19, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How do you think that weekend news programming might differ from news programming throughout the work week?

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Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. What world leader met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday to discuss the Euro?

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2. At what U.S. state fair did witnesses of a stage collapse rush to help victims?

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3. This week, the European Union and the United States called for the leader of what Middle Eastern nation to step down?

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4. What type of natural disaster destroyed buildings in Joplin, Missouri in May, forcing some students to begin the 2011-2012 school year in a shopping mall?

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5. What country is experiencing a civil war between rebels and the government of Col. Moammar Gadhafi?

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6. What rank is Marcia Anderson, the highest-ranking, African-American female officer in the U.S. Army Reserve?

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7. What independent agency downgraded the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+?

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8. What sport was the focus of the U.S. State Department's first sports exchange with Japan?

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9. Which federal agency is facing a lawsuit over a new rule about cigarette packages?

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10. In what U.S. city was a straw poll held concerning Republican candidates for president?

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