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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.

Libya flooding leaves thousands dead and missing -- 09/18/2023

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Q: Torrential rains last week caused two dams to burst in Libya, killing thousands of people as it destroyed much of the coastal city of Derna, carrying entire neighborhoods into the sea. Where is the North African country of Libya?

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How 2198 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  49%
Wrong:  51%
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Q: After a decade of civil war, Libya was unprepared to cope with a huge storm that crashed into its coast after battering countries in southeastern Europe. What body of water did the storm cross?

A. Arabian Sea

B. Black Sea

C. Caribbean Sea

D. Mediterranean Sea

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