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.

Villagers evacuated from sliding mountain in Switzerland -- 05/15/2023

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Q: Roughly 85 people were evacuated last week after geologists and engineers warned that the mountain looming over Switzerland’s tiny village of Brienz was dangerously close to collapse. Where is Switzerland?

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Q: Brienz and its sliding mountain are in which European mountain range that covers much of Switzerland?

A. Alps

B. Balkans

C. Carpathians

D. Pyrenees

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