Newsquiz: Week of October 1

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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
October 5, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What factors might go into choosing a venue for a televised political debate? Does the location of a debate matter to an audience?
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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 hosted this year's first presidential debate?
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2. Who won Major League Baseball's triple crown this year?
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3. What telescope took what scientists say is the "deepest" image of space?
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4. What professional sports league announced Thursday that part of its season would be canceled due to a lockout?
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5. What country has the world's largest Spanish-speaking population?
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6. Typhoon Jelawat knocked out power to more than 270,000 homes on what Japanese island?
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7. In 1960, what two candidates faced off in the first televised U.S. presidential debate?
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8. What country exchanged fire with Syria this week?
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9. The Great Barrier Reef is located off the coast of what country?
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10. What European country reunified on October 3, 1990?
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