Newsquiz: Week of May 28

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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
June 1, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
Why might a news report about a beverage ban in one city be of interest to viewers in other parts of the country?
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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.
1. What award is the highest U.S. civilian honor?
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2. What is a tropical cyclone called in the western Pacific Ocean?
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3. Which New York City mayor supports a partial ban on "sugary" drinks that are larger than 16 ounces?
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4. How many years on the throne does Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrate?
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5. What state's primary on Tuesday helped Mitt Romney win the delegates he needed to unofficially clinch the Republican presidential nomination?
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6. What country was once led by Charles Taylor, who was sentenced this week to 50 years in prison for war crimes?
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7. What city has the largest subway system in the United States?
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8. What is the name of the SpaceX capsule that delivered supplies to the international space station this week?
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9. What San Francisco bridge turned 75 this year?
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10. What North African nation will hold a run-off election in June to determine its first freely elected president?
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