Headline Geography

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Austria to become ice-free within 45 years
-- 04/08/2024

Q: Austrian glaciers receded last year at a rapid pace and the European country is likely to be largely ice-free in 40 to 45 years as the process continues, experts said last week. Where is Austria?

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Q: All but one of the 93 Austrian mountain glaciers measured receded in 2022-2023. Austria is in which mountain range?

A. Alps
B. Balkan Mountains
C. Carpathians
D. Dovrefjell Mountains

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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.