Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

Airliner shot down near Ukraine-Russia border -- 07/21/2014

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Q: There were 295 people aboard a Malaysia Airlines plane hit by an anti-aircraft missile over territory controlled by pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. Where is the border between the Ukraine and Russia?

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