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October 10, 2014

Attention, economics and government teachers: Today’s show leads off with a report on yesterday’s stock market drop and follows up with an explainer on The Fed. For history and geography teachers, we’re taking a couple minutes to explore how Hong Kong came to be a Special Administrative Region of China. And science and social studies should check out our report on enterovirus D68.

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1. According to the U.S. government’s latest report, what is the country’s unemployment rate?

2. How many stocks are currently included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average?

3. What U.S. president is seen in recently discovered footage of the 1924 World Series?

4. Rick Perry is the governor of what state, the first in the U.S. where someone was diagnosed with the Ebola virus?

5. What Swedish chemist invented dynamite and established prizes in the fields of medicine, physics and peace?

6. What Central Asian lake, once the world’s fourth-largest, has been reduced by river diversion to a fraction of its former size?

7. In what body of water are officials searching for vanished Malaysian Airlines Flight 370?

8. What Asian country, which is recovering from Typhoon Phanfone, is bracing for another typhoon named Vongfong?

9. What health measurement are officials at five U.S. airports planning to take from travelers who’ve visited West Africa?

10. Radio chips measuring NFL players’ direction, speed, fitness, and heat maps are planted in what part of their gear?

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