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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.

Calling Gibraltar a colony upsets Britain -- 02/04/2019

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Q: Britain complained last week about the European Union (EU) calling Gibraltar a “colony” in draft legislation about Britain leaving the political and economic union. Calling the 2.6-square-mile British territory at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula a colony could help Spain’s claim to the land. Where is Gibraltar on this map?

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How 2810 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  51%
Wrong:  49%
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Second question (of five)

Q: Spain ceded Gibraltar to Britain in a 1713 war treaty. Who else has controlled the territory?

A. Berbers

B. Neanderthals

C. Vandals

D. All of the above



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