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.

Jet ski tourists shot dead off coast of Algeria -- 09/04/2023

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Q: Two tourists vacationing at a Morocco beach resort were shot dead by Algeria’s coastguard after they strayed into Algerian waters on water scooters. Another tourist was arrested, and a fourth swam back to Moroccan territory. Where is Algeria, the largest country in Africa?

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Q: The border between the North African nations has been closed since 1994 in a dispute over Morocco’s claims to the territory of Western Sahara. Which sea were the four men on during the deadly encounter?

A. Arabian

B. Black

C. Mediterranean

D. Red

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