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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.

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads -- 07/26/2021

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Q: In the past two weeks, death rates have soared in Southeast Asia as a new coronavirus wave, fueled by the virulent Delta variant, tightens its grip on the region. Where is Southeast Asia - the nations of Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malyasia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam?

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Q: Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from Covid patients struggling to breathe. Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation in the world. What is the third most populous nation?

A. China

B. India

C. Pakistan

D. United States

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