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Newsquiz: Week of February 18

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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 22, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What methods can news media use to convey the enormity or severity of an event to the audience?

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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.

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1. Who qualified for the pole position at this weekend's Daytona 500?

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2. A 10,000-ton meteor exploded over what country, damaging thousands of buildings?

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3. What U.S. capital city is considering a ban on plastic bags?

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4. The 1963 March on Washington culminated with a rally at what U.S. landmark?

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5. Authorities believe a natural gas leak may have contributed to an explosion and fire at a restaurant in what U.S. city?

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6. Which U.S. economic indicator reached its highest point in five years on Tuesday?

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7. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution discusses the right to bear arms?

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8. What is the name of the natural gas used in many homes and businesses?

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9. Some packages in Europe that were labeled as beef were discovered to contain meat from what type of animal?

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10. In addition to hydrogen, what chemical element makes up polyethylene?

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