Newsquiz: Week of February 25

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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
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.
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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