Newsquiz: Week of February 6

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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
February 10, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
Why do you think that news organizations spend more time explaining some topics than others? What kinds of stories require the most explanation?
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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. Susan Rice is the U.S. ambassador to what international organization?
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2. What two countries voted against a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have addressed ongoing violence in Syria?
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3. Which U.S. candidate won Republican presidential contests in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri on Tuesday?
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4. What is the current U.S. unemployment rate?
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5. What is the study of family histories and ancestors?
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6. What islands are at the center of a dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom?
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7. What type of energy would be generated by two proposed power plants in Georgia?
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8. What country's state of Queensland has experienced severe flooding in recent weeks?
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9. Scientists believe the Burmese python is wiping out other species in what Florida region?
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10. What country's population is aging faster than any other on Earth?
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