Newsquiz: Week of September 10

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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
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.
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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