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Newsquiz: Week of February 13

updated 7:37 PM EST, Thu February 16, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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) -- 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.

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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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