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.

Nicaragua police investigate bishop critical of government -- 08/08/2022

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Q: Nicaragua’s police said they have begun an investigation against a Roman Catholic bishop who has been an outspoken critic of President Daniel Ortega’s government. Where is Nicaragua, Central America’s largest nation by area?

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Q: Ortega has arrested potential political rivals and shut down media outlets to silence any dissent in Central America’s second-poorest nation. Which nation is the wealthiest in the region?

A. Costa Rica

B. El Salvador

C. Guatemala

D. Panama



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