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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.

Uganda official says people dying of hunger are 'idiots' -- 01/29/2024

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Q: After saying “only an idiot, a real idiot, that can die of hunger in Uganda," the nation’s foreign minister is facing a wave of outrage. More than 2,200 Ugandans died of starvation and related illnesses in 2022. Where is Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake?

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Q: The official said anyone should be able to grow food in Uganda in spite of climate change. But, many nations in the area are struggling with famine. Some people have been forced to survive by eating water lily bulbs in what nation on Uganda’s northern border?

A. Kenya

B. Rwanda

C. South Sudan

D. Tanzania



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