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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.

Residents slowly abandon a forgotten town on Hispaniola -- 01/14/2019

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Q: Near the bottom of the island of Hispaniola in southeast Haiti is a forgotten village, cut off from its own country, and slowly emptying as its residents leave for the nearby and more prosperous Dominican Republic. Where is Hispaniola?

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Second question (of five)

Q: Without health services, electricity, or paved roads, Boucan Ferdinand lost its only road to the nearest Haitian town in devastating floods back in 2004. How much wealthier is the Dominican Republic than Haiti?

A. Twice as wealthy

B. About 5 times richer

C. Nearly 10 times wealthier

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