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.

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    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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