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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.

Sri Lanka official who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive -- 01/25/2021

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Q: Sri Lanka's health minister, who publicly consumed and endorsed a shaman’s herbal syrup to prevent COVID-19, has tested positive for the virus. Where is the island nation of Sri Lanka off the southeast coast of India?

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Q: The shaman who invented the syrup, which contains honey and nutmeg, said the recipe was given to him in a visionary dream. Shamanisn and other ancient spiritual beliefs often influenced later religions. What is the dominant religion in Sri Lanka?

A. Buddhist

B. Christian

C. Hindu

D. Muslim

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