Newsquiz: Week of August 20

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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 24, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What kind of online information might a data marketing company want to collect about a consumer? How might it use this information?
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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. An interview with what historical figure was found recently on an audio reel in Chattanooga, Tennessee?
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2. What two countries have a dispute over an uninhabited group of islands in the East China Sea?
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3. What U.S. ship is nicknamed "Old Ironsides"?
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4. What is the name of the storm that is expected to move over Haiti tonight?
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5. What kind of device did NASA's Curiosity rover fire at a Martian rock this week?
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6. What volcano wiped out the city of Pompeii on August 24, A.D. 79?
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7. What country was the starting point of Diana Nyad's planned swim to the Florida Keys?
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8. Eleven miles of what river was shut down by the U.S. Coast Guard this week due to low water levels?
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9. What international organization's observers ended a mission in Syria this week?
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10. What Super Bowl-winning quarterback is now an assistant football coach at Mississippi's Oak Grove High?
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