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Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Police hunt gang boss who ran luxury prison in Venezuela
-- 10/02/2023

Q: Police across South America searched last week for the Venezuelan gang leader who escaped the luxurious prison he controlled before it was raided by authorities. Where is Venezuela?

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Wrong:  51%
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Question 2 of 5

Q: Gang leader Hector Guerrero Flores could come and go as he pleased from his luxury prison which boasted a swimming pool, baseball field, nightclub, zoo and children’s play area for prisoners’ families. The prison gave Flores a secure headquarters for his criminal network which expanded into nearby nations including which county on Venezuela’s western border?

A. Chile
B. Colombia
C. Ecuador
D. Peru



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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.