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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.

Philippines and U.S. hold largest-ever military drill -- 05/01/2023

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Q: In the face of aggressive territorial claims by China, the Philippines and United States have been holding their biggest combined military exercises yet. Where are the Philippine islands?

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Q: China claims most of the South China Sea as its territory, overlapping claims by the Philippines and five other neighboring states. The South China Sea borders the Philippines mainly to the ...

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B. East

C. South

D. West

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