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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.

Grandmother rescued from an iceberg in Iceland -- 03/04/2019

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Q: A 77-year-old grandmother from Texas climbed onto an iceberg that had washed up on a beach in Iceland to pose for a photo by her son. A wave dislodged the ice and set it drifting out to sea where she was later rescued by a boat. Where is Iceland?

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Q: What is Iceland’s nearest neighbor?

A. Britain

B. Greenland

C. Norway

D. Russia

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