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.

Milan bans traffic as air pollution plagues Italy -- 01/04/2016

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Q: The city of Milan was brought to a standstill last week after the local government barred all traffic within Italy’s fashion and business capital because of persistent poor air quality. Where is Italy?

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Q: Milan is in the most industrialized area of Italy, which is located in what part of the country?

A. North

B. Central

C. South

D. Sicily

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