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Newsquiz: Week of April 16

updated 6:34 PM EDT, Thu April 19, 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 20, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How does a viewer's age affect how the viewer responds to a media story about a historic anniversary?

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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. When was Tax Day 2012, this year's deadline for most Americans to file their income taxes?

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2. What city is preparing to host the Olympics this summer?

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3. Which space shuttle arrived in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday on the way to the Smithsonian?

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4. What South Asian nation successfully launched a long-range missile on Thursday, April 19?

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5. What is America's largest military aircraft?

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6. In what city would you find the Sky Tree Tower, the second-tallest building in the world?

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7. What letter represents a strikeout in baseball?

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8. In what year on April 19 did the "shot heard around the world" occur, marking the beginning of the American Revolutionary War?

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9. What country's prime minister is Julia Gillard?

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10. Coach Pat Summitt will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her accomplishments in what sport?

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