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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.

Hunger and despair fuel rare protests in Cuba -- 07/19/2021

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Q: Thousands of Cubans took to the streets in cities around the country to protest food, medicine and fuel shortages in a remarkable eruption of discontent not seen in nearly 30 years. Where is Cuba?

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Q: The protests were set off by an extreme economic crisis after Cuba’s critical tourism industry crashed in the coronavirus pandemic and a failure of the nation’s biggest export crop . . .

A. Bananas

B. Corn

C. Sugar

D. Wheat



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