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.

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    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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