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Test your knowledge: End of 2012-2013 school year quiz

updated 6:05 PM EDT, Thu June 6, 2013
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Have you been paying attention to the news this school year?
  • Take this quiz to test your knowledge of some headlines from the 2012-2013 school year

(CNN Student News) -- June 7, 2013

Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this school year on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

1. Who became the first person to break the sound barrier outside of a vehicle during a 24-mile skydive on October 14, 2012?

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2. Who was President Obama's Republican opponent in the 2012 election?

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3. Pope Francis, who was elected on March 13, 2013, is the first pope from what country?

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4. What company announced in May that it had bought microblogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion?

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5. What is the name of the rover that landed on Mars on August 6, 2012?

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6. Park Geun-Hye, elected on December 19, 2012, is the first female president of what country?

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7. Who followed Hillary Clinton as U.S. secretary of state?

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8. President Obama toured coastal damage from Superstorm Sandy with Chris Christie, the governor of what state?

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9. What country conducted its third nuclear test on February 12, 2013, resulting in increased sanctions from the international community?

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10. The town of Moore, that is recovering from a devastating EF-5 tornado that struck on May 20, 2013, is located in what U.S. state?

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