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Newsquiz: Week of February 18

updated 7:09 PM EST, Thu February 21, 2013
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) -- February 22, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What methods can news media use to convey the enormity or severity of an event to the audience?

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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. Who qualified for the pole position at this weekend's Daytona 500?

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2. A 10,000-ton meteor exploded over what country, damaging thousands of buildings?

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3. What U.S. capital city is considering a ban on plastic bags?

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4. The 1963 March on Washington culminated with a rally at what U.S. landmark?

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5. Authorities believe a natural gas leak may have contributed to an explosion and fire at a restaurant in what U.S. city?

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6. Which U.S. economic indicator reached its highest point in five years on Tuesday?

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7. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution discusses the right to bear arms?

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8. What is the name of the natural gas used in many homes and businesses?

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9. Some packages in Europe that were labeled as beef were discovered to contain meat from what type of animal?

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10. In addition to hydrogen, what chemical element makes up polyethylene?

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