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April 25, 2014
From the U.S. to Brazil, this Friday's edition of CNN Student News covers headlines that have people talking. Leaping across the pond, we tell you how an iconic theater is paying homage to its most famous playwright. And modern robots might look nothing like R2-D2, but they're still helping fight crime and save lives.
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What credible sources would you consult for information to be included in a news report about a historical site?
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 mountain was the site of an avalanche that recently killed 13 people, including some Sherpas who work as guides?
2. What is the term for the cost of attending classes at a college?
3. What is the only planet in our solar system not named for a Greek or Roman god?
4. What is the capital of Ukraine?
5. What government body issued a ruling upholding a Michigan ban on affirmative action in the state's public colleges?
6. What natural disaster struck Oso, Washington, one month ago?
7. What country was the first stop on President Obama's current trip to Asia?
8. What is the term for the process by which the Catholic Church declares a person to be a saint?
9. What Major League Baseball team plays its home games at 100-year-old Wrigley Field?
10. What country's military is patrolling certain slums in advance of this year's World Cup?
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