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.

Cough syrup tied to scores of child deaths in Gambia -- 10/17/2022

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Q: Gambia's government said last week that the number of child deaths from acute kidney injury, thought to be linked to Indian-made cough syrups, had risen to 70. Where is the West African nation of The Gambia, the smallest country on the continental mainland?

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Q: The factory that made the suspect syrup was shut down by India, which produces about a third of the world's medicines. Which country is the biggest importer of Indian pharmaceuticals?

A. Britain

B. Russia

C. South Africa

D. United States

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