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Newsquiz: End of Year 2012

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  • Use the End of Year 2012 Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Write your answers in the space provided
December 21, 2012
Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this year on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.
1. Where were the 2012 Summer Olympic Games held?
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2. What was the name of the "superstorm" that struck the U.S. East Coast in October?
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3. Who was President Obama's Republican opponent during the 2012 election?
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4. What country recently elected Park Geun-hye as its first female president?
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5. What professional sports league has canceled its games through December 30?
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6. What is America's third-most populated city, the site of a major teachers' strike in September?
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7. What is the name of the NASA rover that landed on Mars in August?
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8. In what Asian country did Malala Yousufzai campaign for girls' education rights?
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9. What organization was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize?
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10. Who jumped from more than 24 miles up to set a new world record for the highest skydive?
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