Newsquiz: Week of May 14

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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 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.

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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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