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.

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    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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