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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.

At least 62 killed in forest fire in Portugal -- 06/19/2017

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Q: A huge forest fire in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people in what is possibly the deadliest-ever forest blaze in the Atlantic coastal country, used to its woods burning almost every summer. Where is Portugal?

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How 6881 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  51%
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Second question (of five)

Q: Most of the victims were caught in their vehicles on the road as they were fleeing the fire about 95 miles northeast of the nation’s capital of . . .

A. Casablanca

B. Lisbon

C. Madrid

D. Rome



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