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.

Russia leads troops into strife-torn Kazakhstan -- 01/10/2022

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Q: After its president asked Kazakhstan’s military allies for help to quell sweeping anti-government protests last week, Russian troops landed along with soldiers from four other nations which were also part of the former Soviet Union. Where is Kazakhstan, which was the second-largest of the old Soviet republics?

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Q: While Kazakhstan is a member of the Russian-led military alliance, other nations that were once part of the Soviet Union have opposed Russia. Russia recently massed 100,000 troops along its border with what nation that was once ruled by the Russian-dominated Soviet Union?

A. Armenia

B. Belarus

C. Kyrgyzstan

D. Ukraine



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