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Newsquiz: Week of April 30

updated 7:33 PM EDT, Thu May 3, 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) -- May 4, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What considerations should journalists take into account when reporting on people who live in conditions of extreme poverty?

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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. What is the motto of the U.S. Marine Corps?

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2. What African country, which became independent last year, disputes its border with Sudan?

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3. What airline is planning to buy an oil refinery in an attempt to cut fuel costs?

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4. A pastel version of what painting sold for almost $120 million, a record for auctioned artwork?

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5. The U.S. Olympic women's field hockey team recently trained with what U.S. Navy special operations force?

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6. What organ is affected by chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)?

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7. Chen Guangcheng, a blind political activist, temporarily took refuge at the U.S. embassy in what country?

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8. What former U.S. House speaker suspended his campaign for president?

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9. In 1979, who became the first female British prime minister?

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10. What is the name of New York City's tallest building, which is under construction at Ground Zero?

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