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.

Gunfight between Haiti police and soldiers ends Carnival -- 03/02/2020

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Q: After a six-hour gun battle between police and soldiers outside Haiti’s presidential palace, officials canceled Carnival, the nation’s biggest celebration of the year. Where is the nation of Haiti on the western side of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola?

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Q: Soldiers in the newly mobilized Haitian Armed Forces confronted police protesting for more pay as they marched into the main square of the nation’s capital. What is the capital of Haiti?

A. La Isabella

B. La Navidad

C. Port-au-Prince

D. Santo Domingo

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