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.

Bosnian villagers cheer as NASA lands rover on Mars -- 02/22/2021

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Q: When NASA landed its rover Perseverance on Mars last week, the tiny village of Jezero in Bosnia and Herzegovina was particularly excited. The craft landed on an ancient lake bed named Jezero, which means lake in most Slavic languages. Where is the Balkan nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

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Q: The village of Jezero has about 1,000 residents in western Bosnia and Herzegovina. Along with neighboring and nearby countries of Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Slovenia, Bosnia was part of which former nation?

A. Czechoslovakia

B. Soviet Union

C. Wallachia

D. Yugoslavia

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