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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.

South Africa blocks visit by Dalai Lama -- 10/10/2011

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Q: South Africa refused to give the Dalai Lama a visa to visit for Desmond Tutu's 80th birthday because the foreign ministry feared his trip would jeopardize trade ties with China, according to a secret government document published by a newspaper. Where is South Africa?

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