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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 Brazilians warm up to the Games despite nation’s woes -- 08/15/2016

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Q: In spite of the Zika epidemic, a severe economic recession and political turmoil amid charges of corruption, many people in Brazil have dropped strong opposition to the Summer Games and embraced the Olympics with swelling national pride. Where is Brazil?

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