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Newsquiz: End of Year 2012

updated 6:50 PM EST, Thu December 20, 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

(CNN Student News) -- 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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

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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