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Newsquiz: Week of October 8

updated 12:00 AM EDT, Fri October 12, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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

(CNN Student News) -- October 12, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What is an allegation? What do you think that journalists need to keep in mind when reporting on allegations of wrongdoing by an individual?

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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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

1. Who are the Democratic and Republican nominees for U.S. vice president?

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2. What international award is given in the categories of medicine, physics, chemistry, literature, economics and peace?

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3. Sergio Pena is trying to make a name for himself in what popular American sport?

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4. Who was re-elected this week as Venezuela's president?

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5. Who is the 7-time Tour de France cycling winner who has been accused of doping by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency?

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6. What is the current U.S. unemployment rate?

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7. What country is home to 14-year-old blogger and education activist Malala Yousufzai?

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8. What October 11th observance aims to raise awareness about the struggles of young women around the world?

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9. What is the name of the SpaceX capsule that docked with the international space station on Wednesday?

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10. The vice presidential debate was held at Centre College, which is located in what U.S. state?

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