Newsquiz: Week of April 23

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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 27, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How can you verify the findings of a scientific study or survey that appears in a news report? Why might it be important to do this?
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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. Who is the current U.S. Homeland Security secretary?
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2. What is measured in hertz?
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3. What U.S. state's immigration law is the subject of a U.S. Supreme Court case?
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4. What is the name of the orbiting telescope that was launched aboard a space shuttle in 1990?
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5. Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande are candidates for the presidency in what European country?
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6. What U.S. president established the Library of Congress on April 24, 1800?
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7. On Monday, Mark Rutte resigned as prime minister of what country?
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8. Name one of the two planets that is located directly beside the asteroid belt.
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9. Who is the former Liberian president who was convicted by the International Criminal Court of war crimes?
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10. What Major League Baseball team's fans are trying to break a supposed team curse by walking with a goat?
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