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September 26, 2014

Not all STEM jobs are created equal. Today on CNN Student News, find out what the five highest-paying graduate jobs are in STEM fields, and learn what other professions will need workers in the years ahead. Also covered: the resignation of the U.S. attorney general, new U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria, and the potential health benefits of chocolate.

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1. How many countries are members of the U.N. General Assembly?

2. What is the name of the NASA spacecraft that began orbiting Mars this week?

3. After a dispute that lasted months, two men recently agreed to share leadership power in what South Asian country?

4. Name one of the world’s two most populated countries.

5. Roger Goodell is commissioner of what U.S. organization?

6. What historic American document mentions the “pursuit of happiness” as a certain unalienable right?

7. In what civil war-torn nation did the U.S. launch airstrikes this week against the ISIS and Khorasan terrorist groups?

8. What nation, a border country of Syria, shot down a Syrian fighter jet that entered its airspace?

9. What U.S. Cabinet position is held by Eric Holder, who announced his resignation yesterday?

10. In what U.S. state would you find the headquarters of the United Nations?

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