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.

5-day funeral ends for Thailand’s king -- 10/30/2017

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Q: The relics and ashes of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej were enshrined in the royal palace and two temples at the end of an elaborate five-day funeral for a monarch who reigned for seven decades. Where is Thailand?

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Q: The final stage of the funeral marked then end of a year-long mourning period for  King Bhumibol who was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where his father was studying. Criticizing the monarch is a serious crime in the Kingdom of Thailand under what type of law?

A. Blasphemy

B. Divine right

C. Lese-majeste

D. Royal prerogative

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