Argentina to keep searching for lost submarine

Q: The Argentine navy says an explosion occurred near the time and place where a submarine carrying 44 crew members went missing on Nov. 15. But, Argentina’s president the search for the sub would continue. Where is Argentina?

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Q: More than a dozen airplanes and ships have been participating in a multinational search across an area of some 185,000 square miles in what body of water east of Argentina?

A. Drake Passage

B. South Atlantic

C. South Pacific

D. Southern Ocean

Q: Families of the crew vowed to stay at the naval base in Mar del Plata until the submarine is found. Mar del Plata is about 250 miles south of the nation’s capital ...

A. Asuncion

B. Brasilia

C. Buenos Aires

D. Santiago

Q: Crew families say the government hasn’t spent enough to maintain naval equipment. Argentina’s military spending has steadily declined since it lost a war over control of the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic. Who controls the Falklands?

A. Britain

B. Chile

C. Netherlands

D. Portugal

Q: Argentina is bordered on the south by the Drake Passage which connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and extends into the Southern Ocean. It gets its name from a ...

A. Dutch sailor

B. English privateer

C. Portuguese explorer

D. Spanish navigator

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