Newsquiz: Week of February 20

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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 24, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How would you prepare to produce a video interview with college students about campus life?
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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. Who was the first American to orbit the earth 50 years ago this week?
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2. In what country did scientists reportedly use 30,000-year-old seeds to revive an ancient plant species?
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3. In what U.S. state was a Republican presidential debate held on Wednesday night?
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4. Inspectors from what global agency traveled to Iran to discuss that nation's controversial nuclear program?
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5. Oil prices surged after Iran announced that it would cut exports to Britain and what other European country?
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6. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. graduated from what historically black college?
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7. What is the name of the Islamic holy book?
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8. A 29-year-old Moroccan man has been charged with attempting to bomb what Washington, D.C. landmark?
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9. How many presidential candidates are on the ballot in Yemen?
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10. What nation has been promised a $172 billion bailout from other European countries?
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