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.

Name deal stirs up Greece and ‘North’ Macedonia -- 06/18/2018

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Q: The prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia are facing stiff political backlashes over a deal to rename the former Yugoslav republic ‘North Macedonia’ to avoid any confusion with the Greek province of Macedonia. Where are the countries of Greece and Macedonia?

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Q: Since Macedonia seceded from the former Yugoslavia in 1991, Greece had objected to its use of the name “Macedonia” because it claimed that implied territorial designs on its own northern province of Macedonia. What other nation was part of the former Yugoslavia?

A. Bosnia and Herzegovina

B. Croatia

C. Slovenia

D. All of the above

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