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.

Brazil sends in troops to clear protesting truckers -- 05/28/2018

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Q: A truckers protest over diesel prices in Brazil that is stalling supplies of fuel, food and medicines continued last week even after the president ordered the military to clear blocked roads. Where is Brazil?

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Q: Major cities declared a state of emergency as gas stations and airports ran out of fuel, supermarket shelves went bare and hospitals said they were running out of supplies. What is the largest city in Brazil?

A. Brasilia

B. Buenos Aires

C. Rio de Janeiro

D. Sao Paulo

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