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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.

Singapore turns vacant space into urban farms -- 07/10/2017

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Q: Resource-scarce Singapore is turning small vacant pockets of land into space for urban farming as the wealthy city-state strives to ease its reliance on imported food. The island nation imports more than 90 percent of its food, much of it from its neighbors. Can you find Singapore at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula?

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Second question (of five)

Q: The tiny farms could never feed Singapore’s people, but the nation’s dependence on imports can leave it exposed to potential supply chain disruptions. What small rich nation’s food supply has been endangered by a recent dispute with its neighbors?

A. Liechtenstein

B. Luxembourg

C. Monaco

D. Qatar



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