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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.

Dominican Republic deaths don’t look all that “mysterious” -- 06/24/2019

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Q: While the media raised alarms about the deaths of at least 11 Americans in the Dominican Republic over the past year, authorities say the deaths are not out of the ordinary for a popular tourist destination. Where is the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean Sea?

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How 1746 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  49%
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Second question (of five)

Q: The tourist deaths were ruled to be from natural causes, but there was speculation that tainted alcohol may have been involved in one death. Australian tourists were warned about tainted booze on the island of Bali. Bali is part of which country?

A. Australia

B. Indonesia

C. Malaysia

D. Thailand



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