Newsquiz: Week of February 27

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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
March 2, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What are the advantages and disadvantages presented by using aerial footage in a news story?
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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 widely used calendar is named after a pope?
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2. What is the deepest point on Earth, where Challenger Deep is located?
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3. Former NFL quarterback Joe Ayoob set a new distance record for throwing what object?
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4. Which current Russian prime minister is expected to regain his country's presidency in the next election?
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5. Who won Republican presidential primaries in Arizona and Michigan on Tuesday?
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6. On Thursday, aid groups were allowed to bring medicine and supplies to victims of violence in what Middle Eastern country?
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7. What stock market index temporarily topped 13,000 points for the first time in nearly four years?
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8. As part of a deal with North Korea, the U.S. promised 250,000 tons of what kind of aid to the Asian country?
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9. What is the nickname of the day when ten U.S. states are holding political contests next week?
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10. Which president established the Peace Corps this week in 1961?
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