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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.

Nobel Prize winner Malala visits her Pakistan hometown -- 04/02/2018

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Q: Nobel  peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai visited her hometown in northwest Pakistan for the first time since she was shot on a school bus by a Taliban militant in 2012. Where is Pakistan?

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Q: Yousafzai, 20, was already a prominent advocate for girls’ education when a Taliban gunman boarded her school bus, asked “Who is Malala?” and shot her, along with two others. The Taliban has been fighting to regain control what nation northwest of Pakistan?

A. Afghanistan

B. India

C. China

D. Iran



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