Newsquiz: Week of April 30

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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

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.

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    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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