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.
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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