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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.

China’s “zero-Covid” strategy targets hamsters -- 01/24/2022

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Q: Authorities in Hong Kong are going to pet stores to round up hamsters for slaughter as part of China’s “zero-Covid policy. They also urged owners to turn in their pets, saying the rodents could carry the coronavirus and transmit it to humans. Where is China?

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Q: Since Covid-19 emerged in the city of Wuhan just over two years ago, China’s authoritarian rulers have imposed tough restrictions and strict lockdowns to stop the spread of the virus. About 2 million residents of Beijing were ordered Sunday to take Covid tests before what event in the capital city next week?

A. Communist Party Congress

B. Local elections

C. Lunar New Year

D. Winter Olympic Games



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