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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.

Persian Gulf state accused of funding Islamic fighters -- 08/25/2014

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Q: A German government minister last week accused the tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar of financing Islamic State militants who beheaded a captive American journalist. Where is the Persian Gulf?

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