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.

What is the role of NATO? -- 02/28/2022

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Q: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of the United States, Canada and 28 European nations who have agreed to defend each other in response to an attack by any external party. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium. Where is Belgium?

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Q: NATO was formed in 1949 by the United States, Canada and 10 European nations worried about the expanding power of the Soviet Union, and it added member nations over the years. How many nations have joined the alliance since the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991?

A. 6

B. 10

C. 14

D. 18

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