CNN Student News - February 20, 2015

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February 20, 2015

Welcome to Friday's edition of CNN Student News! Today, our coverage begins with a report on an international meeting in the U.S. capital. That's followed by an explanation of "cryptocurrencies," defining the term, its uses and its limitations. And we tell you about a new application that's brought about a network of people helping others.
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TRANSCRIPT
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WEEKLY NEWSQUIZ
1. In what North African nation, a border country of Egypt, did Egyptian fighter planes launch strikes against the ISIS terrorist group this week?
2. What U.S. capital landmark is associated with the myth that only men were allowed to ride its elevator to prevent any risk to women and children?
3. Warner Bros.' secret movie prop archive is located on the outskirts of what European city?
4. About what percentage of the U.S. population is composed by people of Hispanic or Latino descent, the largest ethnic or race minority in the country?
5. Bertha, a massive digging machine, was named after the first female mayor of what U.S. city?
6. Ash Wednesday marks the first day of what Christian religious season?
7. What event triggers the world's largest annual human migration?
8. During what international economic crisis did the U.S. government institute the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)?
9. In the 7th Century, the first-ever banknotes were traded in what Asian country?
10. Dating back to the 9th Century, Castilian is a dialect of what world language?
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