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CNN Student News - October 25, 2013

October 24, 2013 -- Updated 2241 GMT (0641 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS

(CNN Student News) -- October 25, 2013

The U.S. has been accused of spying on several of its allies. Learn about the allegations and the American response in Friday's edition of CNN Student News. Plus, we report on the early arrival of some winter weather, and we offer some tips to reduce test-related stress.

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TRANSCRIPT

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DAILY CURRICULUM

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Media Literacy Question of the Day:

How might news coverage in a country accused of spying differ from the coverage in the countries that were allegedly spied on?

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. What kind of instrument from a Titanic victim fetched $1.7 million at a recent auction?

2. The winter solstice, the day with the least amount of daylight, falls on what date this year?

3. Who is the U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services?

4. The word "smog" comes from what two other words?

5. The Economic and Social Council, the Trusteeship Council and the Security Council are all bodies of what international organization?

6. Which of these is considered the "stress hormone": cortisol, insulin, or testosterone?

7. What type of disaster recently destroyed hundreds of homes in Australia?

8. The United Nations was established almost immediately after the end of what war?

9. When does hurricane season officially end?

10. Who is Germany's chancellor?

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MAPS

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Europe
Germany; France

North America
Mexico; Kansas City, Missouri

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