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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.

Norway might give Finland a mountain -- 08/01/2016

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Q: Norway’s prime minister says the nation may give its neighbor Finland a pretty big gift for its 100th birthday – a mountain. Where are Norway and Finland?

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Q: A retired Norwegian mapping official urged Norway to move its border 65 feet to give Finland the peak of a mountain on the nations’ common border. Finland is on which side of that border?

A. North

B. South

C. East

D. West

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