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NewsDepth for November 7, 2012

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Season: 2012-2013, Episode: 08

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This Week's News Quiz

This Week's Questions

Two candidates were vying for one of Ohio’s two Senate seats this fall. Who won the election for that seat? And who is Ohio’s other Senator?

ANSWER: Democrat Sherrod Brown won re-election. Republican Rob Portman is Ohio’s other senator.

Engineers in Japan have devised a system to prevent flooding in the Tokyo area. Where do they put the water?

ANSWER: Massive underground tunnels

An Asian elephant in South Korea can mimic human speech. What is his name?

ANSWER: Koshik

Last Week's Answers

Hurricane Sandy covered hundreds of miles as it came ashore Monday night. Which state got the worst of the flooding from Sandy?

ANSWER: New Jersey

Lake Erie is the most shallow and southern-most Great Lake. What is the northern-most Great Lake, and what is the deepest?

ANSWER: Lake Superior is both the deepest and most northern Great Lake

The statue of Liberty re-opened on its birthday after a year of improvements. How old is it?


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