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Newsquiz: Week of August 27

updated 9:18 PM EDT, Thu August 30, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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

(CNN Student News) -- August 31, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

If you were a news producer, how much airtime would you dedicate to national political conventions? What would factor in to your decision?

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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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

1. What is the name of the storm that made landfall on Tuesday, pounding the U.S. Gulf Coast?

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2. What is the westernmost country in continental Europe?

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3. What is the name of the New Jersey governor who delivered Tuesday's keynote address at the Republican National Convention?

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4. What city is hosting the 2012 Paralympic Games?

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5. The southern part of which U.S. state experienced a "swarm" of several hundred earthquakes on Sunday?

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6. Sarah Thomas is the first female referee at the major collegiate level of what sport?

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7. Who was the first person to walk on the moon?

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8. What are hurricanes called in the northwestern Pacific Ocean?

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9. Lydia Ko became the youngest winner of an LPGA tournament in what sport?

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10. What city hosted the 2012 Republican National Convention?

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