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.

Sicily reports highest temperature ever recorded in Europe -- 08/16/2021

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Q: Sicily reported a temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.84 Fahrenheit) last week, which would be the highest ever recorded in Europe if it is confirmed. Where is the Italian island of Sicily?

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Q: A few days after Sicily reported its record temperature, what Iberian Peninsula nation nearly a 1,000 miles to the west reported reaching a high of 47.2 degrees Celsius (116.96 Fahrenheit)?

A. France

B. Greece

C. Spain

D. Turkey

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