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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.

Earthquake and tsunami kill thousands in Japan -- 03/14/2011

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Q: Japan's strongest recorded earthquake triggered a tsunami that washed away towns, left thousands of people dead and missing, and caused the greatest nuclear crisis in decades. Where is Japan?

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