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June 6, 2014
A look back, a look ahead, and a look at stories making headlines today are all part of this June 6 edition of CNN Student News. Subjects covered include D-Day and a General Motors investigation. We’ll also recap some of the biggest news events of the school year.
This is the last edition of CNN Student News for the 2013-2014 school year. We look forward to seeing you in mid-August!
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End of Year Newsquiz: The following questions relate to events that were covered this school year on CNN Student News. Write your answers in the space provided.
1. What former president of South Africa and anti-apartheid leader passed away in December?
2. What organization oversees most college sports in the U.S.?
3. In what city and country were the 2014 Winter Olympics held?
4. Janet Yellen was confirmed as the first woman to chair what U.S. government body?
5. What building, at a height of 1,776 feet, is now the tallest in the U.S.?
6. What is the nickname for the Affordable Care Act, an extensively debated U.S. health care law?
7. What country saw clashes between pro-Russian and pro-European groups in its capital, Kiev?
8. What war-torn country’s largest city is Aleppo?
9. With what world leader did President Obama meet in Vatican City?
10. What is the name of the deadly hemorrhagic fever that broke out in the West African nation of Guinea?
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