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Newsquiz: Week of April 2

updated 6:57 PM EDT, Thu April 5, 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) -- April 6, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What kinds of information do you think that forecasters might use to help them predict long-range weather trends?

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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. Following Tuesday's primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C., which Republican presidential hopeful had won more than half the number of delegates needed for nomination?

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2. What country will Sadaf Rahimi represent as its first female boxer in the upcoming Olympics?

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3. What two nations' leaders met with President Obama at the White House on Monday?

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4. Who is credited with inventing the game of basketball?

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5. What skateboarding feat did 12-year-old Tom Schaar become the first to complete?

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6. In what country did activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi win a seat in parliament?

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7. What coin will Canada's government stop distributing this fall?

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8. What weather season officially begins on June 1 and ends on November 30?

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9. Part of which U.S. state saw extensive damage from hail and tornadoes on Wednesday?

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10. What country has been ruled by the al-Assad family for more than 40 years?

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