Newsquiz: Week of March 5

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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 9, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What should journalists look for when covering the site of a natural disaster on the first anniversary of the event?
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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 elected president of Russia on Sunday?
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2. How many delegates does it take to win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination?
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3. What is the capital of Syria?
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4. What is the name of the dogsled race that travels more than 1,000 miles through Alaska?
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5. Which U.S. Founding Father came up with the idea of Daylight Saving Time?
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6. Which Republican presidential candidate won the most states on Super Tuesday this week?
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7. What international event, held on March 8, carries the theme of empowering rural women and ending hunger and poverty?
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8. Ashley Fiolek, the first deaf person to win an X Games gold medal, competes in what sport?
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9. What ecosystems are sometimes called the "rainforests of the seas"?
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10. What Israeli prime minister met with President Obama at the White House on Monday?
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