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.

Madagascar battles plague outbreak -- 10/09/2017

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Q: Madagascar’s Red Cross is stepping up efforts to stem a plague outbreak that has killed 30 people and spread into urban areas. Where is Madagascar?

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Q: Aid workers say there have been 194 cases of plague on the island in what body of water?

A. Atlantic Ocean

B. Indian Ocean

C. Pacific Ocean

D. Southern Ocean

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