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Newsquiz: Week of October 29

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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
November 2, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
What different goals might political TV ads hope to accomplish? What kinds of ads do you think are the most effective?
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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 was the name of the storm that struck the U.S. East Coast this week?
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2. On what day of the week is Election Day?
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3. At least how old must a candidate be to become U.S. president?
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4. What social media network did Washington State University ban its football players from using?
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5. What country is home to the Yokohama BayStars baseball team?
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6. If there is a tie in the Electoral College, which U.S. governmental body determines the president?
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7. Which country has the largest population in the European Union?
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8. Which U.S. military branch manages the "space fence," a system of radar signals that tracks space junk?
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9. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
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10. What international pop star recently showed "Gangnam Style" to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon?
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