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:
Bulgaria probes for Russian link to explosions
-- 05/03/2021

Q: Bulgarian prosecutors said last week they are investigating whether four explosions at weapons depots over the past decade were part of a Russian effort to disrupt the flow of arms from Eastern Europe to battlefields in Ukraine and Georgia. Where is Bulgaria?

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How 1819 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    49%
Wrong:  51%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: The Czech Republic also suspects that Russian agents blew up two of its ammunition depots in 2014. The Czechs and Bulgarians are both …

A. European Union members
B. Former Soviet allies
C. Members of NATO alliance
D. All of the above

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