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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.

Protests force Chile to drop plans to host summits -- 11/04/2019

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Q: Chile’s president said last week that its country, which has been rocked by a wave of recent protests, would back out of hosting a United Nations climate change meeting and a major Asia-Pacific trade summit. Where is Chile?

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Q: A 4-cent subway fare increase in Chile’s capital last month was the spark the set off widespread often violent protests over income inequality, the cost of living, and poor government services in one of South America’s wealthiest, most stable and peaceful countries. What is the capital of Chile?

A. Buenos Aires

B. Lima

C. Santiago

D. Sucre

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