Newsquiz: Week of September 24

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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 28, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How could you use medical information provided in a news report? Where would you go to get more details on the report?
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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 U.S. city is home to the headquarters of the United Nations (U.N.)?
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2. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the leader of what Middle Eastern country?
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3. What country is home to eight of the ten highest mountains on earth?
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4. What event on September 22 marked the first day of fall, when day and night were about the same length?
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5. On September 25, 1981, who became the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court?
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6. What Jewish holiday is known as the Day of Atonement?
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7. Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov and Deep Blue are all known for their achievements in what game?
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8. What professional sports league reached a tentative agreement with its referees, ending a lockout?
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9. Who is the U.N. secretary-general?
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10. In what European capital did strikes and protests shut down public transportation on Wednesday?
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