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.

Lebanon’s people blame political leaders for massive explosion -- 08/10/2020

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Q: Angry demonstrators are blaming Lebanon’s ruling elite for the massive explosion last week that left more than 150 dead, thousands injured, about 300,000 homeless and much of capital city in ruins. Where is the small nation of Lebanon on the eastern shore of Mediterranean Sea?

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Second question (of five)

Q: Lebanon’s government was broke and its economy in ruins before the explosion of a huge stash of highly volatile ammonium nitrate that had been left unattended for six years in a port warehouse in the capital . . .

A. Amman

B. Beirut

C. Cairo

D. Damascus



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