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CNN 10 – April 16, 2021




Today’s show is about the new US sanctions on Russia: why are they imposed and how does the Asian country respond to the accusations? It then reports on a CNN hero helping fellow amputees. Spider music and penguin recovery are our two more themes this Friday.

1. In which island nation did the La Soufriere volcano recently erupt, causing thousands to evacuate and covering the nearby area with ash?

2. What is the name of the asteroid that NASA’s Osiris Rex spacecraft is preparing to leave after collecting a sample and making a recent flyby?

3. What is the name of the full moon that occurs in April and coincides with the appearance of the wild terrestrial phlox?

4. Are the “first 100 days” of a U.S. president’s term a milestone that was first associated with which American leader, who took office in 1933?

5. In a tourist destination in northern China, have authorities recently installed what they say is the first traffic sign related to which animal’s crossings?

6. Because of concerns about possible blood clots in rare cases, health officials have called for a “pause” in the distribution of a coronavirus vaccine by which company?

7. Military analysts say China has “flexed its military power” through naval exercises near which island, which is about 100 kilometers east of mainland China?

8. This week, U.S. President Joe Biden announced that by September 11, the United States will have withdrawn most of its troops from which South Asian country?

9. Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old city, the largest of its kind ever found in what ancient nation?

10. On Thursday, the U.S. government announced new sanctions against which country, which it says will respond in the coming days?

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