Newsquiz: Week of February 13

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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 17, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What factors might make a new technology newsworthy?
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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. On Thursday, the United Nations General Assembly pushed for an end to the violence in what Middle Eastern nation?
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2. Who was the first president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference?
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3. What position does Xi Jinping, who visited the United States this week, hold in the Chinese government?
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4. The Obama Administration is asking Congress to change the metals used in pennies and what other coins?
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5. Some scientists believe there is a 50 percent chance that a massive earthquake could strike what Asian city within four years?
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6. Who took over leadership of Cuba this week in 1959?
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7. What South American country's national police are using rats to search for explosives?
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8. What Middle Eastern country announced this week that it had made progress in its controversial nuclear program?
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9. Two years after it declared bankruptcy, what U.S. automaker announced its biggest annual profit ever?
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10. What nation announced further spending cuts in the hopes of receiving bailout money from other European countries?
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