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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.

France drops fuel tax hike amid 'yellow vest' protests -- 12/10/2018

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Q: The French government last week dropped plans for fuel-tax increases in the face of violent “yellow vest” protests over living costs. Where is France?

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Q: The protests sparked the worst rioting in half a century in the nation’s largest city. What is France’s largest city?

A. Lyon

B. Marseille

C. Paris

D. Toulouse

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