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This is a list of CNN Student News and CNN 10 segments.

CNN Student News

  • 5 Things to Know
  • Before We Go
  • Catching Up
  • Character Study
  • ID Me
  • Is This Legit?
  • Just the Facts
  • Roll Call
  • Shoutout
  • Sound Check
  • That's Random

CNN 10

  •  :10 Trivia
  • 10 Out of 10

CNN Student News: ID Me

August 13, 2014

  • NAME: New York City
  • RENAMED: in 1664
  • ORIGINALLY: New Amsterdam
  • MAKEUP: Five boroughs
  • HOME: Two percent of the U.S. population lives here.

August 25, 2014

  • NAME: Little League World Series
  • CHAMPIONS: Japan won three of the last five
  • LOCATION: Williamsport, PA
  • ESTABLISHED: 1939

September 17, 2014

  • NAME: British Pound
  • LOCATION: United Kingdom
  • EQUALS: 100 pence
  • WORTH: $1.60
  • TERMS: Currency and weight

October 15, 2014

  • NAME: U.S. Air Force
  • AGE: Youngest branch of U.S. Armed Forces
  • INDEPENDENT: Since 1947
  • ESTABLISHED: 1907

November 3, 2014

  • NAME: Sistine Chapel
  • DIFFICULTY: Michelangelo wrote a poem about how hard it was
  • FRESCOES: One of the greatest
  • OPENED: 502 years ago

December 18, 2014

  • NAME: North Pole
  • TRUE NORTH: Compasses do not point to me
  • LATITUDE: 90 degrees north
  • AXIS: The Earth's axis intersects the surface

January 6, 2015

  • NAME: Hectare
  • ARES: Takes 100 of them
  • ACRE: Equal to 2.5 of them
  • MEASUREMENT: Metric System

CNN Student News: Is This Legit?

November 4, 2014

Worldwide, there are more people with mobile phones than access to toilets.

CNN Student News: Just the Facts

December 2, 2014

Chernobyl

  • April 26, 1986, an explosion rocked the Chernobyl nuclear power station in what was then known as the Soviet Union.
  • At least 30 died in the blast.
  • Nuclear radiation spread across borders.
  • Hundreds of thousands had to be evacuated.
  • Forests and farms were contaminated.
  • People and animals became sick or contracted cancer in the years that followed.
  • It was the worst disaster in the history of nuclear power.

CNN Student News: Shoutout

March 25, 2014

What is the term for a company's first sale of stock to the public?

  1. IPO
  2. Open interest
  3. S&P
  4. SEC

Correct answer: IPO

June 6, 2014

Janet Yellen was confirmed as the first woman to chair what U.S. government body?

  1. Federal Communications Commission
  2. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  3. Federal Trade Commission
  4. Federal Reserve

Correct answer: Federal Reserve

August 12, 2014

Which of these was an Olympic sport in 1912?

  1. Table Tennis
  2. Trampoline
  3. Volleyball
  4. Tug-of-war

Correct answer: Tug-of-war

August 14, 2014

What celestial object is believed to be created by a collapsed star?

  1. Accretion
  2. Black hole
  3. Corona
  4. Dwarf star

Correct answer: Black hole

August 18, 2014

Cambria, Magneto and Papyrus are all examples of what?

  1. Plants
  2. Wheels
  3. Fonts
  4. Engine components

Correct answer: Fonts

August 20, 2014

Along with hydras and corals, which organism would you find in phylum Cnidaria?

  1. Octopi
  2. Seaweed
  3. Sharks
  4. Jellyfish

Correct answer: Jellyfish

August 21, 2014

Every year, the U.S. produces about 250 million tons of what?

  1. Soybeans
  2. Garbage
  3. Paper
  4. Cheese

Correct answer: Garbage

August 22, 2014

Where would you find Nelson's Column, the Cenotaph and the Duke of York's Column?

  1. The Smithsonian Institution
  2. Rome, Italy
  3. The Parthenon
  4. London, UK

Correct answer: London, UK

August 27, 2014

Which of these animals is not an ape?

  1. Chimpanzee
  2. Baboon
  3. Orangutan
  4. Gorilla

Correct answer: Baboon

September 9, 2014

Who famously said, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you"?

  1. Sherlock Holmes
  2. Alexander Graham Bell
  3. Steve Jobs
  4. Rory McIlroy

Correct answer: Alexander Graham Bell

September 15, 2014

Which of the following objects is 93 million miles away from you?

  1. International space station
  2. Sun
  3. Mercury
  4. Moon

Correct answer: Sun

September 16, 2014

How long is a circadian interval?

  1. 28 minutes
  2. 12 hours
  3. 24 hours
  4. 20 days

Correct answer: 24 hours

September 23, 2014

Where would you find Olympus Mons?

  1. Athens, Greece
  2. Mars
  3. Antarctica
  4. Haley's Comet

Correct answer: Mars

September 29, 2014

Which type of doctor would be most concerned with the functions of the brain?

  1. Neurologist
  2. Nephrologist
  3. Hematologist
  4. Pathologist

Correct answer: Neurologist

September 30, 2014

In which field would you use the terms coda, quodlibet and trill?

  1. Medicine
  2. Programming
  3. Cinematography
  4. Music

Correct answer: Music

October 3, 2014

Which of these planes flew bombing missions in World War II?

  1. N3N
  2. B-17
  3. C-130
  4. F-18

Correct answer: B-17

October 6, 2014

Who was U.S. president during the 1924 World Series?

  1. Woodrow Wilson
  2. Warren G. Harding
  3. Calvin Coolidge
  4. Herbert Hoover

Correct answer: Calvin Coolidge

October 8, 2014

Which body of water is bordered by Kazakhstan?

  1. Caspian Sea
  2. Black Sea
  3. Indian Ocean
  4. Lake Ladoga

Correct answer: Caspian Sea

October 16, 2014

What does a genealogist study?

  1. Ancestry
  2. Gemstones
  3. Mythology
  4. Rock formations

Correct answer: Ancestry

October 22, 2014

By definition, which of these objects orbits the sun?

  1. Meteorite
  2. Moon
  3. Comet
  4. Nebula

Correct answer: Comet

October 27, 2014

What is the largest stadium in the United Kingdom?

  1. Twickenham Stadium
  2. Millennium Stadium
  3. Wimbledon Stadium
  4. Wembley Stadium

Correct answer: Wembley Stadium

October 29, 2014

What is the southernmost U.S. state?

  1. Louisiana
  2. Hawaii
  3. Texas
  4. Florida

Correct answer: Hawaii

October 30, 2014

What is the biggest factor in the price of gasoline?

  1. Crude Oil
  2. Taxes
  3. Refining & profits
  4. Distribution

Correct answer: Crude Oil

November 7, 2014

Cytology is the study of what?

  1. Resources
  2. Cultures
  3. Cells
  4. Blood

Correct answer: Cells

November 13, 2014

Skillful negotiation with other people is best described as what?

  1. Gerrymandering
  2. Philanthropy
  3. Altruism
  4. Diplomacy

Correct answer: Diplomacy

November 18, 2014

Including room and board, what's the average sticker price to attend an in-state, public college?

  1. $7,000/year
  2. $9,000/year
  3. $12,000/year
  4. $19,000/year

Correct answer: $19,000/year

November 24, 2014

In the business world, what color is associated with making a profit?

  1. Green
  2. Red
  3. Black
  4. Blue

Correct answer: Black

December 1, 2014

Which of these U.S. cities is oldest?

  1. Baltimore, Maryland
  2. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  3. Chicago, Illinois
  4. Savannah, Georgia

Correct answer: Baltimore, Maryland

December 4, 2014

Which of these constellations was named for a mythological hunter?

  1. Aries
  2. Orion
  3. Pegasus
  4. Leo

Correct answer: Orion

December 8, 2014

Saccharin, sucralose and aspartame are all examples of what?

  1. Gasoline additives
  2. Food preservatives
  3. Chemical salts
  4. Artificial sweeteners

Correct answer: Artificial sweeteners

December 15, 2014

Health experts recommend that teenagers should get at least how many hours of sleep every night?

  1. 5 Hours
  2. 6 Hours
  3. 7.5 Hours
  4. 9 Hours

Correct answer: 9 Hours

December 17, 2014

What is the currency of Russia?

  1. Euro
  2. Rand
  3. Ruble
  4. Rupee

Correct answer: Ruble

January 8, 2015

What was the profession of American Revolution hero Paul Revere?

  1. Silversmith
  2. Town crier
  3. Farmer
  4. Sheriff

Correct answer: Silversmith

January 13, 2015

Kinetic energy exists in which of these objects?

  1. Gallon of gasoline
  2. Coiled spring
  3. Lightning
  4. Lake

Correct answer: Lightning

January 15, 2015

How many vertebrae are in your neck?

  1. 4
  2. 7
  3. 12
  4. 33

Correct answer: 7

January 20, 2015

In what field did Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. earn his doctorate?

  1. Philosophy
  2. English
  3. Education
  4. Theology

Correct answer: Theology

January 29, 2015

Worldwide, there are about 3,500 species of what animal?

  1. Mosquitoes
  2. Cats
  3. Horses
  4. Sea urchins

Correct answer: Mosquitoes

February 13, 2015

What kind of vote is required to override a presidential veto?

  1. Simple Majority in Senate
  2. Simple Majority in House & Senate
  3. 3/4 Vote in House
  4. 2/3 Vote in House & Senate

Correct answer: 2/3 Vote in House & Senate

March 5, 2015

A 22-year old is considered part of which generation?

  1. Millennials
  2. Baby Boomers
  3. Silent Generation
  4. Generation X

Correct answer: Millennials

March 6, 2015

What is the term for the civil time that's currently being observed throughout the U.S.?

  1. Greenwich Mean Time
  2. Atlantic Standard Time
  3. Standard Time
  4. Daylight-Saving Time

Correct answer: Standard Time

March 9, 2015

What event was first held in the U.S. in 1909?

  1. World's Fair
  2. National Grandparents Day
  3. World Series
  4. National Woman's Day

Correct answer: National Woman's Day

March 10, 2015

Which of these places is largest?

  1. Siberia
  2. Sahara Desert
  3. Amazon Rainforest
  4. Australia

Correct answer: Siberia

March 12, 2015

What is represented by this formula: Cn(H2O)n?

  1. Sugar
  2. Sucralose
  3. Bleach
  4. Baking Soda

Correct answer: Sugar

March 16, 2015

What is NOT a characteristic of a chameleon?

  1. Independent eye movement
  2. Zygodactylous feet
  3. Projectile tongues
  4. Regenerative tails

Correct answer: Regenerative tails

March 24, 2015

Which of these is NOT true about electric vehicles, as compared with gasoline-powered vehicles?

  1. Lower fuel cost
  2. Greater range
  3. Lower emissions
  4. Higher sticker price

Correct answer: Greater range

April 1, 2015

Which of these insects is in the family Blattidae?

  1. Aphid
  2. Bumblebee
  3. Cockroach
  4. Dragonfly

Correct answer: Cockroach

April 2, 2015

Which of these inventions was made during the Middle Ages?

  1. Mechanical clock
  2. Eyeliner
  3. Tesla coil
  4. Aqueduct

Correct answer: Mechanical clock

April 8, 2015

Between what two countries would you find the "Chunnel"?

  1. China and India
  2. Sweden and Denmark
  3. Chile and Argentina
  4. Britain and France

Correct answer: Britain and France

April 15, 2015

The Blue Angels are part of which branch of the U.S. military?

  1. Army
  2. Navy
  3. Air Force
  4. Marines

Correct answer: Navy

April 20, 2015

American scientist William James is known for his research into what subject?

  1. Emotion
  2. Speech
  3. Reflex
  4. Biology

Correct answer: Emotion

April 21, 2015

The Battle of Bunker Hill was the first major battle of which conflict?

  1. Vietnam
  2. American Revolution
  3. World War I
  4. War of 1812

Correct answer: American Revolution

May 14, 2015

What is measured in kilojoules?

  1. Water depth
  2. Atmospheric pressure
  3. Food energy
  4. Buoyancy

Correct answer: Food energy

May 19, 2015

What is meant by the term ectothermic?

  1. Cold-blooded
  2. Volcanic
  3. Igneous
  4. Warm-blooded

Correct answer: Cold-blooded

August 19, 2015

Who famously said "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"?

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. George Washington
  3. Winston Churchill
  4. Henry VIII

Correct answer: Winston Churchill

August 24, 2015

Which of these animals is associated with a stock market that's on the rise?

  1. Bull
  2. Eagle
  3. Pig
  4. Bear

Correct answer: Bull

August 27, 2015

Whose face is on the U.S. $10 bill?

  1. Benjamin Franklin
  2. Andrew Jackson
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Alexander Hamilton

Correct answer: Alexander Hamilton

September 3, 2015

Which of these U.S. hiking trails is the longest, spanning more than 2,100 miles?

  1. Appalachian Trail
  2. Buckeye Trail
  3. California Coastal Trail
  4. Pacific Northwest Trail

Correct answer: Appalachian Trail

September 9, 2015

Which of these landmarks would you find in Salisbury Plain?

  1. Ayers Rock
  2. Half Dome
  3. Giant's Causeway
  4. Stonehenge

Correct answer: Stonehenge

September 10, 2015

Name the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

  1. King Henry VIII
  2. King George III
  3. Queen Victoria
  4. Queen Elizabeth II

Correct answer: Queen Elizabeth II

September 14, 2015

Which U.S. state traditionally holds the first contest to choose each major party's presidential nominee?

  1. Delaware
  2. Iowa
  3. New Hampshire
  4. Hawaii

Correct answer: Iowa

September 17, 2015

Two people who signed the U.S. Constitution later became presidents. Who were they?

  1. John Adams & James Madison
  2. George Washington & Thomas Jefferson
  3. George Washington & James Madison
  4. Thomas Jefferson & Andrew Jackson

Correct answer: George Washington & James Madison

September 24, 2015

What occurs when the sun crosses the equator, making day and night equal length the world over?

  1. Eclipse
  2. Solstice
  3. Spectra
  4. Equinox

Correct answer: Equinox

September 30, 2015

At sea level under normal conditions, how fast would you be traveling to be supersonic?

  1. 253 mph
  2. 530 mph
  3. 612 mph
  4. 762 mph

October 2, 2015

Which of these countries is home to more than 1.2 billion people?

  1. Russia
  2. Brazil
  3. India
  4. Indonesia

Correct answer: India

October 21, 2015

Ellen Church is famous for being the first woman to hold what job?

  1. Pilot
  2. Flight attendant
  3. War correspondent
  4. U.S. Senator

Correct answer: Flight attendant

December 14, 2015

Which of these is a complex weather pattern that involves warmer-than-normal temperature in the Pacific Ocean?

  1. La Niña
  2. Polar vortex
  3. Stationary wave
  4. El Niño

Correct answer: El Niño

February 3, 2016

Which event triggers the world's largest annual human migration?

  1. Eucharistic Congress
  2. Hajj
  3. Winter Solstice
  4. Lunar New Year

Correct answer: Lunar New Year

CNN 10: :10 Trivia

January 5, 2017

What part of the U.S. Constitution says congressional terms start on January 3?

  1. Article VI
  2. 14th Amendment
  3. 20th Amendment

Correct answer: 20th Amendment

January 6, 2017

What do all drone bees have in common?

  1. Males
  2. Females
  3. Worker bees
  4. Carpenter bees

Correct answer: Males

January 9, 2017

The U.S. National Weather Service defines a "blizzard" as having what wind speed?

  1. 15 - 30 mph
  2. more than 35 mph
  3. 0 mph (no wind is necessary)

Correct answer: more than 35 mph

January 10, 2017

In what part of the U.S. government do elected officials serve six-year terms?

  1. Supreme Court
  2. Presidency
  3. House of Representatives
  4. Senate

Correct answer: Senate

January 11, 2017

Which of these invertebrates is an anthozoan known for its stony skeleton?

  1. Coral
  2. Sea anemone
  3. Mollusk
  4. Starfish

Correct answer: Coral

January 12, 2017

Who was the first U.S. president to live in the White House?

  1. John Quincy Adams
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. John Adams
  4. George Washington

Correct answer: John Adams

January 13, 2017

Which of these historic structures is oldest?

  1. Stonehenge
  2. The Great Wall of China
  3. The Colosseum
  4. Machu Picchu

Correct answer: Stonehenge

January 17, 2017

How much of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans?

  1. 35 percent
  2. 56 percent
  3. 71 percent
  4. 97 percent

Correct answer: 71 percent

January 18, 2017

Which U.S. president gave the shortest inaugural address?

  1. George Washington
  2. William Henry Harrison
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Correct answer: George Washington

January 19, 2017

In terms of when it gained independence, which of these countries is oldest?

  1. Austria
  2. Morocco
  3. Brazil
  4. Switzerland

Correct answer: Switzerland

January 23, 2017

The 20th Amendment specifies what time as the end of an outgoing president's term?

  1. 8:30am
  2. 11:59am
  3. 12:00pm
  4. No time specified

Correct answer: 12:00pm

January 24, 2017

What do Hong Kong, Sydney, and Vancouver have in common?

  1. North of the equator
  2. South of the equator
  3. Pacific locations
  4. Atlantic locations

Correct answer: Pacific locations

January 25, 2017

What continent is largest in terms of land area and population?

  1. Asia
  2. Africa
  3. North America
  4. South America

Correct answer: Asia

January 26, 2017

What do Apple, Home Depot, McDonald's and Walt Disney have in common?

  1. Based in California
  2. Part of the Dow
  3. Part of the NASDAQ
  4. None of these

Correct answer: Part of the Dow

January 27, 2017

Which landmark is also known as Chomolungma?

  1. Mount Everest
  2. Ayers Rock
  3. Kilauea
  4. Timbuktu

Correct answer: Mount Everest

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