CNN Student News - April 17, 2015

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April 17, 2015

Today's show is all about science, history and social studies. We're updating you on the Indian Ocean search for a missing passenger plane, we're looking at the ups and downs of a recent SpaceX launch, and we're remembering two major events in the U.S. Civil War. Also featured: Despite our connectedness, doctors say we're lonelier than ever. Find out one simple act that could help.
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WEEKLY NEWSQUIZ
1. Kenya is building a wall to fortify its border with what country, where the Al-Shabaab terrorist group is based?
2. Nicolas Maduro is the leader of what nation, which is an ally of Cuba and a rival of the U.S.?
3. The cherry blossom trees on the U.S. National Mall were a gift from what country in 1912?
4. Name the city that has the worst air quality of any world capital.
5. Which Amendment to the Constitution gave the U.S. Congress the power to impose and collect income taxes?
6. In what year did fighting end in the Korean War, resulting in the establishment of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea?
7. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Katie Higgins recently became the first female pilot to fly with what squadron, which is formally known as the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron?
8. What international organization accuses Google of violating antitrust laws by manipulating search results?
9. What city, which is set to host next year's Summer Olympics, is struggling to clean up the pollution in some bodies of water?
10. U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated five days after Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered in the Civil War. How many years ago did these events occur?
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