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Newsquiz: Week of August 27

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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 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.
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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