Newsquiz: Week of May 13

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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

May 17, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might the public use information from broadcast congressional hearings?

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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. In what country has Nawaz Sharif, a former prime minister, apparently been elected again?

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    2. What U.S. state's nickname is "Land of 10,000 Lakes"?

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    3. The Aleutian Islands, where two volcanoes erupted this week, are part of what U.S. state?

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    4. Efrain Rios Montt, who was recently convicted of genocide, was once dictator of what country?

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    5. A scandal involving political bias led to the forced resignation of the head of what U.S. federal agency?

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    6. Which of these is a name for a group of jellyfish: pod, school or smack?

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    7. In what country was a Mayan pyramid recently destroyed by road construction crews?

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    8. What U.S. holiday, which celebrates the military, falls on the third Saturday in May?

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    9. An infection called "citrus greening" is threatening what Florida crop?

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    10. In what Asian country was this month's SAT exam canceled due to a cheating scandal?

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