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.

Finland and Sweden consider NATO membership -- 05/02/2022

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Q: In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Nordic neighbors of Sweden and Finland are considering ending more than 70 years of neutrality and joining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) military alliance. Where are Sweden and Finland, which shares an 833-mile border with Russia?

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Q: Leaders of the nations, which long served as buffers between eastern and western powers, said last week they were working closely together and would announce their decisions this month. Finland first became an independent nation during which war?

A. 30-years War

B. Crimean War

C. World War I

D. World War II



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