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.

Bomb kills journalist who exposed Malta’s ties to tax havens -- 10/23/2017

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Q: A Dutch forensic team is helping investigate the car bomb slaying of a journalist who scrutinized links to offshore tax havens by Malta’s top politicians and other powerful figures. Malta is a small island nation 50 miles south of Sicily. Where is it on this map?

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Q: Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, examined Maltese links to financial and legal documents leaked from a law office in the isthmus nation of . . .

A. Aruba

B. Italy

C. Panama

D. Singapore

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