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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.

Japan investigates 'missing' oldsters -- 09/13/2010

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Q: A government survey of Japan's antiquated record-keeping system found 234,354 centenarians who are listed as still alive but whose addresses could not be confirmed. The study even found 884 people listed as alive who would be 150 or older. Where is Japan?

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