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Newsquiz: Week of February 25

updated 7:38 PM EST, Thu February 28, 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) -- March 1, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Why might it be important to know who conducted a study that is the focus of a news report?

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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. On what day is the deadline for Congress and President Obama to avoid $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts?

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2. What international event is celebrated on March 8?

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3. What is the closest star to Earth?

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4. Who is known as the mother of the U.S. civil rights movement?

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5. In which chamber of the U.S. Congress might lawmakers utilize a filibuster?

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6. Park Geun-hye is the first female president of what country?

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7. What grain, capable of aggravating allergies, is produced by a plant's anther?

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8. What color smoke indicates that the conclave of Roman Catholic cardinals has elected a new pope?

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9. What has the greatest influence over the price of gasoline: crude oil prices, refining, distribution, or taxes?

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10. In what professional sport would you find the Cactus League and the Grapefruit League?

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