CNN Student News - May 22, 2015

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May 22, 2015

Take flight on CNN Student News today, as we explore a group of controversial islands that China is building in the South China Sea. We'll show you how difficult it is to clean up an oil spill, following a pipeline rupture in Southern California. And we'll bring you some history about Memorial Day. Finally, see what it's like to get stuck in a sheep traffic jam ahead of the weekend.
On this page you will find today's show Transcript and a place for you to request to be on the CNN Student News Roll Call.
TRANSCRIPT
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WEEKLY NEWSQUIZ
1. What small, African nation is led by President Pierre Nkurunziza, who's running in upcoming elections for a controversial third term?
2. The Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes make up a championship series known by what regal name?
3. In what country would you find Ramadi, which recently fell to control by a terrorist group after months of fighting?
4. Name the fish that scientists recently identified as warm-blooded (or ectothermic).
5. Name one of the three countries that border Burundi.
6. Memorial Day was originally known by what other name, which marked an event in honor of fallen Civil War troops?
7. What kind of government does North Korea have?
8. Name the thinnest compound known to man. Featured on Thursday's show, it's more than 100 times stronger than steel.
9. On what Australian island are dinoflagellates causing a brilliant bloom of blue?
10. In what body of water is China constructing a number of manmade islands, alarming U.S. military officials?
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