Newsquiz: Week of March 12

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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 16, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What is better for learning: print or electronic media? Why? What works best for you?
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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. St. Patrick's Day is a national holiday in what country?
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2. What was the last NASA space shuttle to be built?
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3. What encyclopedia company recently announced it would no longer print its multi-volume sets but will still offer an online version?
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4. Which British leader attended a state dinner at the White House on Wednesday?
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5. What country controls 97 percent of the market for rare earth elements?
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6. What aircraft carrier is the oldest active duty ship in the U.S. Navy?
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7. What African warlord is the subject of a recent viral video campaign?
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8. In what ocean would you find the Mariana Trench?
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9. What U.S. defense secretary visited Afghanistan this week?
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10. What organization had 18 girls attend its first meeting 100 years ago this week?
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