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Newsquiz: Week of May 27

updated 6:19 PM EDT, Thu May 30, 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 31, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

To what extent do users of social media sites follow the sites' rules? How often are these rules enforced?

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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. On what date does the Atlantic hurricane season begin each year?

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2. Which branch of the U.S. government interprets laws and decides whether they violate the Constitution?

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3. What American organization, founded in 1910, has the motto of "Be Prepared"?

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4. In what African country is Timbuktu located?

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5. Which of these animals is an example of an arthropod: a squid, an ant, or a slug?

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6. What poison was found in initial tests of suspicious letters addressed to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg?

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7. When discussing food products, what does the term "GMO" stand for?

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8. The largest flag in the world, which measures more than 1,100 feet wide, represents what European country?

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9. In what country did a young Chinese tourist deface a temple with graffiti?

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10. What social media service, which has about 1 billion users, said it would increase efforts to eliminate hate speech on its site?

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