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March 21, 2014
Covered this Friday on CNN Student News: A brain drain threatens China, scientists discover a glint of truth behind the "5-second rule" involving food and germs, a hacker uses a drone to expose cell phone insecurities, and technology is used to help victims of South Sudan's civil wars.
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1. What country was hit by a massive earthquake and tsunami three years ago this week?
2. What western European republic celebrated its national holiday on Monday?
3. What country's leader signed a treaty to annex Crimea?
4. What city was the scheduled destination of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
5. Mary Barra is the CEO of what major American automaker?
6. Andromeda, Whirlpool and Sombrero are all examples of what astronomic feature?
7. What is the oldest currency still in use?
8. What kind of vehicle is the U.S. Navy's P-8 Poseidon, which is being used to hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger plane?
9. What scientist found a link between germs and disease in the 1860s?
10. What honor, the United States' highest military decoration, was awarded to 24 individuals at the White House this week?
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