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.

Hundreds perish as migrant ship sinks near Greece -- 06/19/2023

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Q: Greece’s coast guard defended its actions in last week’s sinking of a trawler incredibly overloaded with as many as 750 migrants desperately trying to reach Europe. Where is Greece?

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Q: Greek officials said the migrants refused help, saying they wanted to reach what peninsular nation across the Ionian Sea from Greece?

A. Albania

B. Italy

C. Spain

D. Turkey

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