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.

Is the world’s most populous country ‘India’ or ‘Bharat’? -- 09/11/2023

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Q: In hosting an international economic summit in New Delhi last week, government sent out invitations from the “President of Bharat” and stirred up a controversy over whether the country should be called India or Bharat. Where is this nation that is now considered the world’s most populous?

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Q: Both names India and Bharat appear in the nation’s constitution. The ruling Hindu nationalist party says India is a foreign name and a remnant of colonial rule. The words India, Hindu and Hindi all have a common root in Sindhu, an ancient Sanskrit name for a ...

A. Mountain

B. Plain

C. River

D. Valley

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