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CNN Student News - October 11, 2013

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October 11, 2013

On the International Day of the Girl, CNN Student News discusses this year's educational theme. We also report on a proposal to temporarily raise the U.S. debt ceiling, and we explore the largest ship in the world. Plus, we introduce this year's top 10 CNN Heroes.

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

Can media coverage have an impact on charities and the people they serve? What might be the pros and cons of this coverage?

Weekly Newsquiz: The following questions relate to events that were covered this week on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.

1. Who appears on the new U.S. $100 bill?

2. What city is hosting the Winter Olympics next year?

3. Jack Lew leads what department in the U.S. government?

4. In what African country did U.S. forces recently capture one of the FBI's most wanted terrorists?

5. Which of these U.S. states is part of Tornado Alley: West Virginia, Nebraska or Nevada?

6. The U.S. announced the suspension of some military aid to what North African nation, due to unrest there?

7. In what country would you find the world's busiest port?

8. What bacteria recently caused an outbreak of foodborne illness linked to raw poultry?

9. What U.S. president also served on the Supreme Court?

10. During what war was the U.S. "debt ceiling" created to monitor government spending?

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