Newsquiz: Week of January 2

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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
January 6, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How much of a responsibility does the news media have to cover issues like slavery and human trafficking?
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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.
1. What city is the center of the U.S. auto industry?
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2. What British prime minister recently made remarks regarding his country's economy?
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3. Who replaced Kim Jong Il as leader of North Korea?
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4. What state held the first political contest of the 2012 U.S. presidential election?
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5. What U.S. city's metropolitan area recently experienced more than 50 suspected cases of arson?
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6. Two NASA probes are orbiting what celestial object to determine its gravitational pull?
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7. What strait did Iran threaten to close, which could affect oil shipments from the region?
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8. What Pacific island nation recently switched sides of the International Date Line to be on the same side as its major trading partners?
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9. A statue of what, representing freedom, was unveiled in Atlanta, Georgia this week?
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10. In what country did thousands of people pray for their nation's prosperity at a Shinto shrine?
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