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Newsquiz: Week of September 10

updated 7:56 PM EDT, Thu September 13, 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) -- September 14, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might a news consumer identify political "spin"? How could he or she find unbiased 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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

1. Who is the current U.S. secretary of state?

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2. Benghazi is a major city in what North African country?

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3. Which U.S. president died on September 14, 1901?

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4. What is America's third-largest city, where teachers went on strike Monday?

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5. In what country did scientists recently discover a new species of monkey?

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6. What imaginary line is found at about 66 degrees north latitude?

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7. What kind of pet does an organization founded by CNN Hero Marlo Manning help?

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8. What disease killed about a third of Europe's population in the 1300s?

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9. What U.S. city approved a ban on some sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces?

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10. Which professional sports league canceled part of its 1994 season because of a players' strike?

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