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October 2, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin has dramatically increased in strength, but where will it go after lashing the Bahamas? What can an overwhelming response to job openings in an Indian state suggest about the country's unemployment situation? And could the next protein staple in America be something found in your backyard? These questions and more are examined this Friday on CNN Student News.
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1. In what city would you find the headquarters of the United Nations?
2. Name the U.S. lawmaker who recently announced that he would resign his positions as House speaker and U.S. representative.
3. How many countries are members of the United Nations?
4. NASA scientists announced this week that they'd discovered more evidence of what element on Mars?
5. With what kind of vehicle do "Bloodhound" project engineers hope to break a Guinness World Record for speed?
6. What nation, which supports the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, launched its first airstrikes in Syria this week?
7. In what body of water have scientists identified a "blob" that's registering some of the region's coldest temperatures on record?
8. What is the name of the slow-moving, powerful hurricane whose path has been difficult for meteorologists to predict?
9. Name the island nation where the aforementioned hurricane caused extensive damage in some areas on Thursday.
10. Name the second-most populated country in the world.
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