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.

Netherlands and Belgium trade land -- 12/05/2016

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Q: The Netherlands and Belgium last week signed a deal for a peaceful exchange of land between them for the mere fact that it makes sense to do so. Where are the Netherlands and Belgium?

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Q: Belgium gave up a tiny peninsula on the Meuse river that was linked only to the Netherlands and got in return a nearby piece from its neighbor. What are Belgium and the Netherlands often called?

A. Holland

B. Heart of Europe

C. Low Countries

D. Dutch Treat

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