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Newsquiz: Week of March 4

updated 7:09 PM EST, Thu March 7, 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 8, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

If you were a news producer, what might you include in a story that aims to encourage young people to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or math?

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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.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

1. In what U.S. state would you find the annual Iditarod race?

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2. Citizen journalists were using social media to observe Sunday's elections in what African nation?

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3. The theme for this year's Women's History Month honors women in what fields?

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4. What kind of fish, the largest predatory one, was recently caught off the coast of Florida?

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5. Which U.S. senator began a filibuster on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday that lasted into Thursday?

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6. What economic indicator, calculated from the values of 30 major stocks, set new records this week?

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7. Lauren Silberman is the first woman to try out for what professional sports league?

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8. What country did Hugo Chavez, who died on Tuesday, lead?

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9. A two-year-old girl recently became the first child to be "functionally cured" of what virus?

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10. What country is the target of sanctions passed by the United Nations Security Council on Thursday?

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