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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.

Qatar isolated in Persian Gulf crisis -- 06/12/2017

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Q: The tiny Persian Gulf nation of Qatar has been isolated by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism. Where is the Persian Gulf?”

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Second question (of five)

Q: Shortly after the U.S. secretary of state urged Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain to ease their blockade of Qatar, his boss President Trump said the nations’ action against Qatar was “hard but necessary” to fight terrorism. How many of the 9/11 terrorists came from Qatar?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 15

D. None



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