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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.

Tanker explosion kills scores in Sierra Leone -- 11/08/2021

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Q: An oil tanker exploded last week in Sierra Leone killing at least 98 people and severely injuring more than 100 others after large crowds gathered to collect fuel leaking after a traffic accident. Where is the small nation of Sierra Leone on the southwest coast of West Africa?

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