Newsquiz: Week of August 13

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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

August 17, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What might be the challenges of reporting on a controversial government policy? How can media organizations avoid taking sides when doing so?

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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 U.S. representative was selected as the running mate of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney?

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    2. Aleppo is the largest city in what country?

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    3. What is the world's second-largest religion?

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    4. Myopia, macular degeneration and glaucoma can affect which sense?

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    5. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees women the right to vote?

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    6. On August 15, 1947, India gained its independence from what nation?

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    7. What is the name of the rover that landed on Mars on August 6?

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    8. What South American city will host the 2016 Olympic Games?

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    9. An outbreak of what virus has led to an emergency declaration for Dallas, Texas?

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    10. What Middle Eastern country is planning to build a city just for women?

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