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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.

Reporter’s murder stirs mass protests in Slovakia -- 03/12/2018

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Q: In the largest Slovak demonstrations since the fall of Communism, tens of thousands of people marched last week to protest the murders of an investigative reporter and his fiance. Where is the small Central European nation of Slovakia? (It’s south of Poland, west of Ukraine, north of Hungary and east of Austria and the Czech Republic.)

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Q: Investigative reporter Jan Kuciak was probing alleged links between the Italian mafia and figures close to Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico when he was killed at home last month with his fiance. The biggest protest was in Slovakia’s capital . . .

A. Belgrade

B. Berlin

C. Bratislava

D. Brussels



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