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Newsquiz: Week of December 3

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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
December 7, 2012
Media Literacy Question of the Day
How might viewers benefit from hearing directly from the subject of a news report rather than the reporter?
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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.
1. Protests turned violent outside the presidential palace in what country this week?
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2. What sportscaster raised controversy when he addressed the issue of gun control during a football broadcast?
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3. A future generation of camouflage could bend light around objects to create what visual effect?
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4. In what country does CNN Hero of the Year Pushpa Basnet help children whose parents are in prison?
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5. Which of these technologies celebrated its 20th birthday this week: the artificial heart, DVD or text message?
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6. What is the name of the typhoon that struck the Philippines on Tuesday?
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7. Satellite images show increased activity at a launch pad in what country?
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8. What spacecraft, launched in 1977, has traveled farther into space than any other man-made object?
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9. A mathematician is using the telephone to develop a detection method for what disease?
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10. The headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Pacific Fleet is located in what state?
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