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Newsquiz: Week of December 3

updated 6:37 PM EST, Thu December 6, 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) -- December 7, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might viewers benefit from hearing directly from the subject of a news report rather than the reporter?

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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. Protests turned violent outside the presidential palace in what country this week?

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2. What sportscaster raised controversy when he addressed the issue of gun control during a football broadcast?

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3. A future generation of camouflage could bend light around objects to create what visual effect?

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4. In what country does CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet help children whose parents are in prison?

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5. Which of these technologies celebrated its 20th birthday this week: the artificial heart, DVD or text message?

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6. What is the name of the typhoon that struck the Philippines on Tuesday?

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7. Satellite images show increased activity at a launch pad in what country?

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8. What spacecraft, launched in 1977, has traveled farther into space than any other man-made object?

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9. A mathematician is using the telephone to develop a detection method for what disease?

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10. The headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet is located in what state?

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