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.

Fire threat empties the capital of Northwest Territories -- 08/21/2023

Quiz Archive        Printer friendly version of this quiz

Q: Nearly all the 20,000 residents of Yellowknife fled the capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories last week as a large wildfire burned outside the city. Where is Canada’s Northwest Territories?

Sorry, The correct answer is shown below.

Scroll down for the next question

How 2419 other students across the country scored on this question: Right:  50%
Wrong:  50%
Your score on this quiz: 0 out of 1  

Second question (of five)

Q: Even more people have been told to flee wildfires as a state of emergency was declared last week in what Canadian province on the Pacific coast?

A. Alberta

B. British Columbia

C. Saskatchewan

D. Manitoba

NEW! Search for a different Headline Geography topic

Looking for a different quiz to fit your classroom needs?

Enter the name of a country: