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Newsquiz: Week of April 16

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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
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.
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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