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January 9 , 2015
CNN Student News wraps up the week with reports on frigid temperatures in the U.S., a manhunt in France, and the search for a lost aircraft in the Java Sea. We bring in the subjects of medicine and science with news on the mumps. We cover a bit of history concerning the Gregorian calendar, and we show you what the first day back to work looks like in the U.S. Capitol.
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1. Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos both served in what U.S. city?
2. America's longest-running war involves the nation of Afghanistan. In what year did the conflict begin?
3. In what sea, located between Indonesia and Singapore, are investigators searching for a missing AirAsia passenger plane?
4. In what nation did a fast-moving bushfire scorch 12,500 hectares of land last weekend?
5. The first U.S. Congress began its service in 1789. What number represents the Congress that started its work this week?
6. In what city is the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, a satire magazine that was attacked by terrorists this week?
7. What is the name of the American silversmith who overlaid the dome of the Massachusetts State House with copper?
8. What viral infection, which affects several hundred Americans each year, is characterized by swelling of the parotid glands in cheeks?
9. What modern-day calendar was named for a pope who reigned in the 1500s?
10. Name the youth football program, the largest in America, whose enrollment dropped by more than 9 percent between 2010 and 2012.
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