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Newsquiz: Week of November 5

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  • Use the weekly Newsquiz to test your knowledge of stories you saw on CNN Student News
  • Write your answers in the space provided
  • Today's Newsquiz includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

November 9, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What must journalists consider when reporting on accusations of wrongdoing?

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    Know Your News -- The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

    Click here for a PDF version of this Newsquiz.

    1. Following Tuesday's U.S. elections, what political party was projected to stay in control of the Senate?

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    2. Following Tuesday's U.S. elections, what political party was projected to stay in control of the House?

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    3. What holiday was once known as Armistice Day?

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    4. Xi Jinping is expected to become the next president of what country?

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    5. How long is one term for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives?

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    6. How long is one term for a member of the U.S. Senate?

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    7. In what U.S. state do two towns start voting at midnight, the earliest Election Day polling time?

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    8. What Asian country continues to clean up debris from a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami?

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    9. What term describes the type of winter storm that commonly strikes the northeastern U.S.?

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    10. What U.S. Founding Father suggested getting up earlier in order to use fewer candles -- a kind of daylight-saving time?

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