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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.

Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghanistan -- 06/05/2017

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Q: A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the center of the Afghan capital, police said, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings. Where is Afghanistan?

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Second question (of five)

Q: More people were killed in the capital during violent protests over the bombing and another bombing at the funeral for one of the protesters. What is the capital of Afghanistan?

A. Islamabad

B. Kabul

C. New Delhi

D. Tehran



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