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.

Russia leads troops into strife-torn Kazakhstan -- 01/10/2022

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Q: After its president asked Kazakhstan’s military allies for help to quell sweeping anti-government protests last week, Russian troops landed along with soldiers from four other nations which were also part of the former Soviet Union. Where is Kazakhstan, which was the second-largest of the old Soviet republics?

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