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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.

Volcano alerts issued on 2 islands in the Lesser Antilles -- 01/04/2021

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Q: Volcanoes that have been quiet for decades are rumbling to life in the eastern Caribbean, prompting officials to issue alerts for islands of Martinique and St. Vincent in the Lesser Antilles. Where are the Lesser Antilles, a string of islands that form the eastern boundary of the Caribbean Sea?

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Q: La Soufriere on St. Vincent and Mount Pelee on Martinique are among 19 live volcanoes in the eastern Caribbean which are tied to the movement of . . .

A. Earth’s orbit

B. Ocean waters

C. Tectonic plates

D. Tropical air

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