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Newsquiz: Week of January 28

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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

February 1, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

Are social media effective at leading to change? If so, to what extent? If not, why not?

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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. Who is President Obama's nominee for U.S. secretary of defense?

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2. Which of these countries shares a border with Syria: Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, or Saudi Arabia?

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3. Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton all held what position in the U.S. government?

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4. On what day of the week are most new CDs and DVDs released in the U.S.?

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5. On Monday, four Democrats and four Republicans in the Senate announced a plan to reform what U.S. policy?

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6. What member of the British royal family recently returned home after serving in Afghanistan?

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7. Who was the winning coach in the first Super Bowl?

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8. Which U.S. president started the tradition of throwing out baseball's first opening-day pitch?

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9. Which country sees more tornadoes than any other in the world?

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10. Who is known as the Father of Black History?

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