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.

South African city is running out of water -- 01/22/2018

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Q: The South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on track to be the first major city in the world to run out of water.  Where is South Africa?

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Q: Cape Town expects to shut off its municipal water system to all but essential services like hospitals on April 21. Cape Town gets its name from which cape?

A. Fear

B. Good Hope

C. Horn

D. Verde

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