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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.

March Madness is on a march to Minnesota -- 03/18/2019

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Q: The NCAA men’s basketball tournament begins this week with 68 college teams competing for the chance to play in the national championship game April 8th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Where is Minnesota?

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How 2587 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  52%
Wrong:  48%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1  

Second question (of five)

Q: On Sunday, the NCAA announced the college teams playing in its “March Madness” tournament. Where do the Duke “Blue Devils” come from?

A. Florida

B. Georgia

C. North Carolina

D. South Carolina



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