Newsquiz: Week of February 11

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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 15, 2013
Media Literacy Question of the Day
Could there be a role for drones in news reporting? Why might this be controversial?
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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. Who recently announced that he would resign from his position as head of the Roman Catholic Church?
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2. Whose birthday does the U.S. federal government recognize on Presidents' Day?
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3. What Christian religious observance starts on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter?
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4. In what body of water did a cruise ship lose power, drifting with more than 4,000 people aboard?
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5. What medal did U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Clint Romesha receive for his actions in Afghanistan?
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6. What annual speech did President Obama deliver to Congress on Tuesday night?
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7. Which of these words relates to vibrations in the earth: barometric, seismic, or antediluvian?
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8. Which nation's nuclear test on Tuesday was condemned by world leaders?
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9. What kind of animal is an affenpinscher?
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10. What Republican senator gave his party's response to the State of the Union address?
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