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.

‘Squid Game’ sparks talk about inequality in South Korea -- 10/04/2021

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Q: “Squid Game” is a South Korean television drama with poor people competing for a prize and the losers being killed – all for the entertainment of the idle rich. It is the most watched show on Netflix, and it is stirring debate about income inequality in one of Asia’s richest countries. Where is South Korea?

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Q: South Korean politicians have tried to capitalize on the “Squid Game” and citizens’ feelings about inequality. Which nation has greater income inequality than South Korea?

A. Albania

B. Mongolia

C. United States

D. All of the above

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