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.

Teen sails round world after fight to leave Netherlands -- 01/23/2012

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Q: At 16, Laura Dekker Saturday became the youngest person ever to sail round the world on her own. Her journey of a year and a day was just a little longer than her 11-month battle in the Netherlands to win permission to set sail. Where is the Netherlands?

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