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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.

Possible debris from missing jetliner washes up in Mozambique -- 03/07/2016

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Q: Debris that washed up on a beach in Mozambique will be analyzed in Australia to determine if it is from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which went missing with 239 people two years ago. Where is Mozambique?

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Q: Malaysian officials said there was a “high possibility” that the debris belonged to a Boeing 777, the same type of aircraft as flight MH370. Mozambique is about 3,700 miles away from the origin of the flight across which body of water?

A. Atlantic Ocean

B. Indian Ocean

C. Pacific Ocean

D. Southern Ocean

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