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Newsquiz: Week of May 20

updated 7:16 PM EDT, Thu May 23, 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) -- May 24, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What form of media is most effective in warning people about the dangers of overexposure to the sun? Why does this form of media have the most impact?

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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. What was the original name of Memorial Day?

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2. Melanoma is a type of cancer that affects what organ?

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3. The Enhanced Fujita scale is used to classify what type of natural disaster?

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4. What Internet company plans to buy Tumblr?

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5. What is the human body's largest organ?

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6. Who is the current president of the Palestinian Authority: Mahmoud Abbas, Yasser Arafat or Mustafa Barghouthi?

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7. What celestial body is located about 239,000 miles away from Earth?

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8. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution says that a citizen can't be forced to be a witness against himself (or herself)?

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9. In 1992, Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week was extended to a month-long celebration by what U.S. president?

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10. What song, the first written by Zach Sobiech, became an online hit?

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