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Common Core State Standard
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.

Cosmic rays reveal hidden chamber in Egypt's Great Pyramid -- 11/06/2017

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Q: Scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays detected a hidden chamber inside the Great Pyramid in Egypt. Where is Egypt?

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Q: The pyramid was built as a royal burial chamber some 4,500 years ago and sits on the outskirts of Egypt’s capital . . .

A. Alexandria

B. Memphis

C. Cairo

D. Thebes

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