Myanmar troops force 400,000 to flee to Bangladesh

Q: Nearly 410,000 members of the Rohingya minority fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape a military offensive that the United Nations has branded a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. Where are Bangladesh and Myanmar, which is also known as Burma?

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Q: The Rohingya people are an ethnic and religious minority who have lived in western Myanmar for centuries. What is the dominant religion in Myanmar?

A. Buddhist

B. Christian

C. Hindu

D. Muslim

Q: Aid officials in Bangladesh warn that the refugees could die due to a lack of food, shelter and water, given the huge numbers fleeing across the country’s 168-mile border with Myanmar. Bangladesh shares a 2,573-mile border with what other nation?

A. Bhutan

B. China

C. India

D. Nepal

Q: Troops have been burning Rohingya villages in Myranmar’s Rakhine State on the nation’s western coast. That coast is on what body of water?

A. Arabian Sea

B. Bay of Bengal

C. Gulf of Aden

D. Sea of Okhotsk

Q: Which nation has more people?

A. Bangladesh

B. Myanmar

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