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Newsquiz: Week of March 19

updated 7:42 PM EDT, Thu March 22, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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

(CNN Student News) -- 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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

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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