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.

Tensions rise as deaths soar in Turkey earthquake -- 02/13/2023

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Q: As the death toll soared past 30,000 people in last week’s devastating earthquake in Turkey, tensions grew over charges of slow disaster response by the government and a history of shoddy building construction. Where is Turkey?

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Q: A United Nations official warned the earthquake death toll could double in Turkey and which country on its southern border?

A. Armenia

B. Greece

C. Iran

D. Syria

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