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.

Former leaders convicted of genocide in Cambodia -- 11/19/2018

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Q: The last surviving leaders of the Khmer Rouge regime that ruled Cambodia in the 1970s, when their reign of terror was responsible for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million people, were convicted last week by an international tribunal of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes Where is the small southeast Asian nation of Cambodia?

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Q: After the Khmer Rouge seized power in 1975, they killed anyone who challenged them and forced millions of Cambodians to work in the fields where as much as one-quarter to one-third of the population died of starvation, overwork and medical neglect. The Khmer Rouge were forced out in a 1978 invasion by their eastern neighbor . . .

A. Burma

B. Laos

C. Thailand

D. Vietnam

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