Test your knowledge: End of 2011-2012 school year quiz

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June 8, 2012

Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this school year on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

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1. Who is the president of France?

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2. In April, the U.S. suspended a food aid deal after what nation launched a rocket that was suspected of being part of a ballistic missile program?

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    3. Unrest and civil war led to the October 2011 death of Moammar Gadhafi, the former leader of what country?

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    4. Technology pioneer Steve Jobs passed away on October 5, 2011. What company did he help establish?

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    5. What city will host the 2012 Olympics this summer?

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    6. Who will likely face President Barack Obama as the Republican presidential nominee on Election Day?

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    7. What company launched the first private space craft that docked with the International Space Station?

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    8. What is the deepest place in the world's oceans, where film director James Cameron made the first solo trip to on March 26, 2012?

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    9. What is the name of the cruise ship that ran aground near the Italian island of Giglio on January 13, 2012?

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    10. In what country did activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi win a seat in parliament?

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