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Newsquiz: Week of May 14

updated 7:56 PM EDT, Thu May 17, 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 18, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What do you think that viewers learn from stories about graduates who have overcome adversity?

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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 insect is disappearing in what scientists call "colony collapse disorder"?

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2. Which Republican candidate for president won both the Nebraska and Oregon primaries this week?

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3. On what date does the eastern Pacific hurricane season begin?

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4. What bank recently announced that one of its units had lost $2 billion?

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5. What European country did French President Francois Hollande visit immediately after his inauguration?

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6. What social media site is scheduled to launch its IPO on Friday?

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7. What word means "beginning" or "start" and refers to a graduation ceremony?

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8. In what African country did an oil worker recently discover the wreckage of a British Royal Air Force plane that went down in World War II?

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9. What country operates the Soyuz spacecraft?

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10. What European nation's political parties failed to form a coalition and scheduled new elections for next month?

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