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.

Finland is rated the happiest while U.S. grows sadder -- 03/19/2018

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Q: Finland was rated as the happiest nation in the world while the United States slipped a few notches in the United Nations’ 2018 World Happiness Report. Where is Finland?

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Q: Europe’s Nordic countries usually lead in the annual survey of factors such as income, social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption. Finland replaced its northern neighbor in the number one spot. What other Nordic nation is on Finland’s northern border??

A. Denmark

B. Iceland

C. Norway

D. Sweden

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