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CNN Student News - August 16, 2013

updated 7:45 PM EDT, Thu August 15, 2013
STORY HIGHLIGHTS

(CNN Student News) -- August 16, 2013

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TRANSCRIPT

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

In a news report about a medical condition, what kind of information might be important to the viewer?

Weekly Newsquiz: The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. What professional sports league suspended about a dozen players this summer for 50 games each, for allegedly taking performance-enhancing drugs?

2. Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O`Connor, and William Taft were all members of what body of the U.S. government?

3. What kind of natural disaster resulted in the collapse of a Florida resort building on Sunday?

4. Who was elected president of Egypt in June 2012 and then forced out about a year later?

5. What is a hurricane-strength storm called in the Philippines?

6. What is the name for a natural object that falls from space and strikes the Earth?

7. More than 100,000 people have applied for a one-way trip to what planet?

8. Who is the current chancellor of Germany?

9. What is the name of billionaire Elon Musk's proposal for high-speed travel that uses electric motors and air pressure?

10. What is the first name of the United Kingdom's new royal baby?

CNN Student News is created by a team of journalists and educators who consider the Common Core State Standards, national standards in different subject areas, and state standards when producing the show and curriculum. We hope you use our free daily materials along with the program, and we welcome your feedback on them.

MAPS

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Africa
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North America
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Europe
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