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.

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    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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