Newsquiz: Week of March 4

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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 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.
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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