Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
Myanmar falls to a military coup d’etat
-- 02/08/2021

Q: After candidates they backed were defeated in a November election, Myanmar military leaders claimed voter fraud, arrested democratically elected officials and put the Southeast Asian nation’s the top general in charge. Where is Myanmar?

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How 1364 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    51%
Wrong:  49%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: Military regimes have ruled the nation most of the years since it gained independence from British colonial rule in 1962. What was the nation called before it changed its name to Myanmar?

A. Bengal
B. Burma
C. Ceylon
D. Siam



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