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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.

Boring, Oregon, finds friends in Dull and Bland -- 07/31/2017

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Q: Boring, Oregon, and Dull, Scotland, two small communities united by unexciting names, have joined forces with a third: Bland Shire, Australia. Where is Oregon?

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Q: Dull and Boring became sister communities in 2012, after a Scottish woman passed through the U.S. town. Last week, Bland Shire joined them in a club dubbed the League of Extraordinary Communities. Bland Shire is in an Australian state called . . .

A. New South England

B. New South Hampshire

C. New South Scotland

D. New South Wales



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