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December 6, 2013
Nelson Mandela, former leader of South Africa and "the world's most famous political prisoner," has died. In Friday's program, CNN Student News looks back at the life, legacy and accomplishments of this Nobel Peace Prize winner. We also remember the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and we report on a strike by many American fast food workers and the response by the restaurant industry.
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How was news of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor covered differently than how major events are covered today?
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 world leader once endured 27 years in prison before he became South Africa's first black president?
2. Who was president of the United States when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
3. Viktor Yanukovich is the president of what European country?
4. Fans of what NFL team recently caused a small earthquake by cheering at CenturyLink field?
5. What is the destination of a spacecraft launched by China on Monday?
6. What country triggered an international dispute when it claimed a section of airspace over Asia?
7. What international event, symbolized by red ribbons, occurs on December 1?
8. How are chimpanzees classified: as monkeys, apes or lemurs?
9. Yingluck Shinawatra is the prime minister of what Asian country?
10. In economics, what does GDP stand for?
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