Newsquiz: Week of December 31

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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
January 4, 2013
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How might media play a role in a community's desire to return to normal life after a tragedy?
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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. Who is the current U.S. secretary of state?
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2. What country, led by President Bashar al-Assad, continues to experience civil war?
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3. Which of these objects is three-dimensional: rhombus, cylinder, or trapezoid?
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4. What Abraham Lincoln decree, setting all slaves in rebellious states free, went into effect 150 years ago this week?
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5. What is the term for the series of spending cuts and tax increases that would have gone into effect if Congress hadn't reached an agreement this week?
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6. What ancient biblical texts discovered in West Bank caves are being made available online?
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7. Whom did President Obama nominate for secretary of state for his second term?
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8. What country experiences more tornadoes than any other country?
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9. How many voting members are there in the U.S. House of Representatives?
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10. Which NFL team offered tryouts to a Norwegian kicker who was discovered on YouTube?
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