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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.

Many in Italy stay afloat by faking it on Amazon -- 03/29/2021

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Q: Caught in Italy’s worst recession since World War II, thousands of Italians are being recruited to write glowing product reviews on Amazon. Intermediaries for sellers find reviewers to buy products on Amazon and then reimburses them once the reviews show up online. Where is Italy?

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How 2043 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  50%
Wrong:  50%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1  

Second question (of five)

Q: A 14-year-old boy from Calabria said he gets between $350 to $450 a month from the sellers for signing up people to write the Amazon reviews in exchange for the free products. Where is the Calabria region in Italy?

A. On northern border

B. Around Rome

C. Toe of the boot

D. On island of Sicily



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