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.

Solomon Islands reject Chinese deal to lease an entire island -- 10/28/2019

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Q: The Solomon Islands government said last week that a deal to lease the entire island of Tulagi to a Chinese company for 75 years is unlawful and should be terminated. The Solomon Islands are located east of New Guinea and northeast of Australia. Where is that part of the South Pacific?

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Q: U.S officials worried about China’s growing influence in the Pacific praised cancellation of the lease. Solomon Islands established official ties to China in September, just days before the secretive lease deal was signed. To do that, it had to break diplomatic ties with ...

A. Australia

B. Japan

C. Taiwan

D. United States



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