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Newsquiz: Week of November 26

updated 7:14 PM EST, Thu November 29, 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) -- November 30, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What might be the challenges of reporting on private, political meetings where news media aren't allowed?

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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. On Saturday, Enrique Pena Nieto takes office as the president of what country?

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2. Who is the U.S. Speaker of the House?

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3. Chuck Pagano is the head coach of which NFL team?

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4. Who was the first American to travel into space?

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5. What is the nickname for a series of U.S. government spending cuts and tax increases that could take effect in January?

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6. Who famously developed the theory of relativity?

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7. Shrimp, crickets and scorpions are all members of which of these groups: arthropods, cephalopods or crustaceans?

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8. What is the name of the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)?

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9. What is the name of the U.S. government agency that shut down a peanut butter plant this week?

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10. What game was invented by James Naismith?

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