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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.

Pope Francis visiting impoverished Roma quarter in Slovakia -- 09/13/2021

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Q: Pope Francis is paying a visit this week to a severely impoverished Roma neighborhood in Slovakia’s second-largest city of Kosice one of the highlights of his pilgrimage to “the heart of Europe.” Where is the small Central European nation of Slovakia? (It’s south of Poland, west of Ukraine, north of Hungary and east of Austria and the Czech Republic.)

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Q: The Roma have suffered centuries of persecution in Europe. Where did this traditionally nomadic people come from?

A. Egypt

B. India

C. Mongolia

D. Russia

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