Story highlights This page includes the show Transcript The Weekly Newsquiz tests your knowledge of events in the news January 17, 2020
In advance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, CNN 10 is looking back at the life and legacy of the U.S. civil rights leader. We’re also featuring a report that examines whether attending an elite college leads to greater success. And we’re introducing you to a man who may just be the tallest firefighter on the planet. What is between 40% and 60% effective in preventing the flu in most cases, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control? 4.
In what country did the Taal Volcano recently erupt, spewing ash into the air and leading to fears of a bigger eruption in the days ahead? 5. What state of Australia has been characterized as the «hardest-hit» by wildfires that continue to threaten land, homes and businesses? 6. What Major League Baseball team has been issued a number of penalties for a sign-stealing scheme that it utilized in its 2017 championship season? 7. Which chamber of the U.S. government formally submitted its articles of impeachment against the president on Wednesday? 8.
Which chamber of the U.S. government will hold a trial to determine whether the president is guilty or not guilty of the charges against him? 9. In what country did the government resign on Wednesday, potentially paving the way for its president to enact major changes to the country’s constitution? 10. CNN 10 serves a growing audience interested in compact on-demand news broadcasts ideal for explanation seekers on the go or in the classroom. The show’s priority is to identify stories of international significance and then clearly describe why they’re making news, who is affected, and how the events fit into a complex, international society.
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