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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.

Zimbabweans celebrate expected Mugabe downfall -- 11/20/2017

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Q: Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets Saturday, singing, dancing and hugging soldiers in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe, their leader of the last 37 years. Where is Zimbabwe?

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Q: Zimbabwe’s military leaders said they are "engaging" with Mugabe who has been confined since he was removed from power last week in a sudden takeover know as a …

A. Coup

B. Coup d’etat

C. Putsch

D. All of the above



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