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.

War-torn Yemen facing famine -- 02/13/2017

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Q: The United Nations says Yemen is running out of wheat and 12 million people are facing the threat of famine after two years of civil war. Where is Yemen?

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Second question (of five)

Q: The UN said nearly 3.3 million people – including 2.1 million children – are acutely malnourished in Yemen, the poorest nation on the Arabian Peninsula. What nation on the peninsula is the world’s richest nation?

A. Bahrain

B. Oman

C. Qatar

D. Saudi Arabia

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