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.

Protests and a general strike paralyze Barcelona, Spain -- 10/21/2019

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Q: The city of Barcelona ground to a halt Saturday amid a general strike and the fifth day of protests over long prison sentences for leaders of a movement seeking a separate nation in the Catalonia region of Spain. Where is Spain?

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Q: Barcelona is the largest city in the Catalonia region in the northeast corner of Spain. The region borders which nation to the north?

A. France

B. Gibraltar

C. Morocco

D. Portugal

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