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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.

Nordic leaders discuss Russian threat with Obama -- 05/16/2016

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Q: President Barack Obama met last week with the leaders of five Nordic countries – Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – to discuss refugees, Arctic development, climate change and how the Russians are acting out in northern Europe in a way that hasn't been seen since the Cold War. Where are these Nordic nations?

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Q: Russian submarines have been reported lurking in the waters near Sweden and Finland in which sea?

A. Baltic

B. Beaufort

C. Bering

D. Black

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