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March 7, 2014
Could part of Ukraine secede from the rest of the country and become part of Russia? That question begins this Friday edition of CNN Student News, which also includes reports about North Korea, the Paralympics, and daylight-saving time. Get ready to spring forward this weekend (and to find out why we do it)!
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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 is the capital of Ukraine?
2. What is the most populated state in the U.S.?
3. With what country has NASA teamed up to launch a new satellite that will track global precipitation?
4. What was the name of the first man-made satellite in orbit, launched in 1957?
5. What 1,100-mile dog sled race through Alaska is known as "the last great race"?
6. In what southern region of Ukraine are local government officials holding a referendum on possible secession?
7. What country, home to the world's second-largest economy, convened its National People's Congress this week?
8. What college entrance exam will undergo major changes, including a new top score of 1600, by the year 2016?
9. Which kind of civil time covers most of the calendar year for most Americans?
10. What nation reportedly fired a rocket whose trajectory was in the path of a Chinese passenger plane?
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