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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.

Thailand races to save boys trapped in cave -- 07/09/2018

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Q: In a daring underwater escape, rescue divers lead 12 boys and their soccer coach through the flood waters that had trapped them inside a large cave complex in northern Thailand. Where is the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand?

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Q: A planned outing after a soccer practice led the boys aged 11 to 16 to become trapped by rising water in the cave near Thailand’s border with its northwestern neighbor . . .

A. Cambodia

B. China

C. Malaysia

D. Myanmar

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