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CNN Student News  — 

March 28, 2014

Today on CNN Student News, we’ll report on a historic meeting between a president and a pope. We’ll also explore several reasons why breakfast is going to cost more in the months ahead. We’ll describe what it’s like to search by plane over a remote part of the Indian Ocean, and we’ll detail the heroics of firefighters in Boston.

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

What sources might you consult for a story about food prices?

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 symbol on the British flag combines designs from English, Scottish and Irish flags?

2. What procedure was 16-year-old Alex Norwood able to perform on an umpire that may have helped save his life?

3. In what West African nation are officials trying to control an outbreak of the deadly virus Ebola?

4. What is the term for a company’s first sale of stock to the public?

5. What state’s governor declared a state of emergency, with dozens of people missing after a massive landslide?

6. What university’s football players were told by a regional labor board that they could unionize?

7. What kind of fish is a California hatchery transporting down river by truck to help it migrate?

8. With what world leader did President Obama meet in Vatican City?

9. Many of the planes searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are flying out of Perth, a city located in what country?

10. What iconic comic book crime fighter is celebrating his 75th birthday?

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