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Persian Gulf oil business seeps into UN climate talks
-- 12/04/2023

Q: A Persian Gulf nation planned to use its role as the host of the current UN climate conference in Dubai as an opportunity to strike oil and gas deals during private talks with leaders of 15 nations according to briefing documents revealed last week. Where is the oil-rich Persian Gulf?

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Q: With about 3.6 million people and the world’s tallest building, Dubai is the largest city in which nation?

A. Bahrain
B. Kuwait
C. Saudi Arabia
D. United Arab Emirates



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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.