World's newest nation is born - South Sudan
Q: South Sudan raised its flag for the first time last week as it became the world's newest nation. It became a separate nation after decades of civil war in Sudan killed some 1.5 million people. Where is South Sudan?
Circle the area on this map
Q: The Republic of Sudan was the first state to officially recognize its new neighbor. Independence is the result of a 2005 peace deal between north and south. What must the two sides still negotiate?
A. Oil revenue
D. All of the above
Q: The independence ceremony was held in South Sudan's capital, Juba. What is the capital of the Republic of Sudan?
Q: Which river connects Juba and Khartoum?
D. White Nile
Q: South Sudan is covered by green swathes of grassland, swamps and tropical forest. The Republic of Sudan is mostly covered by the . . .
A. Andean Plateau
B. Himalaya Mountains
C. Sahara Desert
D. Nile Delta
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