Boston Herald in Education provides free newspapers and curriculum to schools through sponsor and reader donations.
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.

Millions flushed away in Switzerland -- 10/16/2017

Quiz Archive        Printer friendly version of this quiz

First question (of five)

Q: Swiss researchers last year detected 3 tons of silver and 95 pounds of gold in effluent and sludge from nation’s sewage treatment plants – amounting to about $3.1 million. Where is Switzerland?

Click on the map to submit your answer

NEW! Search for a different Headline Geography topic

Looking for a different quiz to fit your classroom needs?

Enter the name of a country:

©2020 Boston Herald in Education and Online Publications Inc. and