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Newsquiz: Week of April 15

April 18, 2013 -- Updated 2257 GMT (0657 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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

(CNN Student News) -- April 19, 2013

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How might people respond differently to news coverage of past events that they remember versus events that happened before they were born?

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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. Authorities are investigating a pair of deadly terror bombings that occurred in what U.S. city?

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2. Who wrote the poem "The Road Not Taken"?

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3. Bitcoin, which recently saw a dramatic drop in value, is a virtual type of what?

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4. What insect, which emerges from underground every 13 or 17 years, is expected in large swarms along the eastern U.S. this spring?

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5. In what body of water did the worst oil spill in U.S. history begin on April 20, 2010?

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6. What Asian country is North Korea's main ally?

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7. Two letters intercepted in Washington, D.C. this week initially tested positive for what poison?

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8. What Founding Father said, "Nothing is certain but death and taxes"?

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9. Who was the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in the 20th Century?

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10. What national competition controversially added a vocabulary component to this year's contest?

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