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.

United Arab Emirates picks oil boss to head climate summit -- 01/16/2023

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Q: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) last week named the CEO of a state-run oil company to be the president of this year’s United Nations COP28 climate talks in Dubai. Where is oil-rich UAE on the Persian Gulf?

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Q: Climate activists criticized the appointment of Sultan al-Jaber, who leads a company that pumps some 4 million barrels of crude a day. Which nation produces the most oil?

A. Canada

B. Russia

C. Saudi Arabia

D. United States

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