Newsquiz: Week of May 27

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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 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.

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    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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