Newsquiz: Week of March 19

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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 23, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

To what extent should news organizations consider audience interest when selecting stories for broadcast? Explain.

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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. What is the name of the proposed oil pipeline that would stretch 1,700 miles from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast?

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2. What natural resource is the focus of U.N. conservation efforts every year on March 22?

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3. Who currently has the most delegates in the Republican presidential race?

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4. What is the world's largest rainforest?

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5. Who is the longest-serving woman in the U.S. Congress?

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6. What organization establishes rules and organizes athletic events for American colleges and universities?

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7. What U.S. territory, located in the Caribbean, held its Republican presidential primary on Sunday?

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8. What Washington, D.C. festival, which started this week and runs through late April, is marking its 100th anniversary?

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9. What African country's Rift Valley has produced a number of Olympic champions in middle- and long-distance running?

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10. What female aviator disappeared in 1937 while trying to fly around the world?

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