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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) -- September 2, 2011

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How would you use different forms of media in a museum exhibit about the freedom of the press throughout the world?

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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. In which U.S. state were several covered bridges wiped out by floodwaters caused by the storm named Irene?

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2. Who took control of Libya 42 years ago on September 1?

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3. The National Hurricane Center is located in what U.S. city?

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4. A grocery store in New York City is trying to increase sales by appealing to shoppers' olfactory sense, which is their sense of what?

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5. What nation's prime minister stepped down, paving the way for its sixth leader in five years?

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6. This week in 1983, who became the first African-American in space?

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7. What disabled runner competed against able-bodied athletes at the track and field World Championships?

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8. On the seabed of what body of water did scientists recently find few signs of life more than a year after a major oil spill?

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9. What country's folk music includes throat singing, which some of its young people are incorporating into rock music?

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10. A new exhibit at the Newseum explores how the War on Terror changed the role of what U.S. government agency?

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