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.

New prime minister wants to cut Jamaica's links with queen -- 01/09/2012

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Q: Jamaica's new prime minister, Portia Simpson Miller, said she intends to make the island a republic, removing Britain's Queen Elizabeth as the head of state. Where is Jamaica?

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