Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Dozens die in police brutality protests in Nigeria
-- 10/26/2020

Q: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says at least 69 people have been killed in protests against police brutality that have rocked the country. The deaths were mainly civilians but include police officers and soldiers. Where is Nigeria?

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Q: Tens of thousands of Nigerians – mostly young people – have been demonstrating for weeks against a notoriously brutal and corrupt police agency, and soldiers opened fire on demonstrators last week in the nation’s largest city. What percentage of Nigeria’s population is under 25 years old?

A. 30%
B. 40%
C. 50%
D. 60%

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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.