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.

Threat of Mont Blanc glacier collapse forces evacuation -- 09/30/2019

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Q: Italian authorities closed off roads and evacuated homes after experts warned that part of a Mont Blanc glacier may soon collapse. Mont Blanc lies at the border of Italy, France and Switzerland. Where do these borders intersect?

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Q: Mont Blanc lies along the French-Italian border and reaches into Switzerland. The 15,771-foot peak is the highest in which European mountain range?

A. Alps

B. Balkans

C. Carpathian

D. Dinarides

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