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Test your knowledge: Summer wrap quiz 2012

updated 1:03 PM EDT, Wed September 5, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • How much do you know about the news that happened this past summer?
  • Take this CNN Student News 2012 summer wrap quiz and find out

(CNN Student News) -- September 3, 2012

Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that happened this past summer. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What is the name of NASA's rover that landed on Mars on August 6?

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2. This summer, an Ebola outbreak occurred in Uganda and the Congo. What kind of pathogen causes Ebola?

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3. The first black female gymnast to win a gold medal was Dominique Dawes. Who was the first black gymnast to win the women's all-around gold?

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4. The first person to walk on the moon passed away on August 25. Who was he?

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5. On June 24, what country, which had been ruled by former president Hosni Mubarak for decades, elected Mohamed Morsy as its president?

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6. What country sent its first woman into space on June 16, 2012?

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7. Who was selected as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's running mate?

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8. What South American country granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange?

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9. Sally Ride passed away on July 23. What was Ride's significant accomplishment?

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10. On June 16, Aung San Suu Kyi delivered her Nobel speech more than 20 years after the Peace Prize was awarded to her. In what country does Suu Kyi hold a seat in parliament?

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