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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.

UN admits role in Haiti cholera epidemic -- 08/22/2016

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Q: The United Nations is saying for the first time that it was involved in the introduction of cholera to Haiti and needs to do “much more” to end the suffering of those affected, estimated at more than 770,000 people. Where is Haiti?

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Q: The outbreak has been tied to Nepalese troops who were deployed as part of a UN peacekeeping operation. Cholera is endemic in Nepal which is located in which Asian mountain range?

A. Alps

B. Andes

C. Himalayas

D. Rockies

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