Russia tests missiles in the Baltic Sea, a day after Baltic leaders met with Trump

Q: Russia last week started a live-fire military exercise in the Baltic Sea, just outside of NATO territorial waters just a day after President Donald Trump met with leaders of the Baltic States. Where are the NATO nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea?

Circle the area on this map

Q: As members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Baltic States are allies of the United States and 25 other nations all pledged to defend each other from armed attacks. Which of these NATO members does NOT border the Baltic Sea?

A. Denmark

B. Germany

C. Poland

D. Norway

Q: The Baltic States have long felt themselves on the front line of conflict with Russia. The nations are celebrating the 100th anniversary of declaring independence from the Russian Empire. What other nation has dominated the Baltic States?

A. Germany

B. Poland

C. Sweden

D. All of the above

Q: After criticizing other NATO nations about defense spending, President Trump last year did commit to the alliance’s principle that an attack on one NATO nation is an attack on them all. What is the only nation that has ever been protected by that article of the NATO treaty?

A. Britain

B. France

C. Germany

D. United States

Q: During his presidential campaign, Trump called NATO “obsolete.” The alliance was formed in 1949 at the start of the Cold War with the Soviets. What military alliance did the Soviet Union and its “satellite” states form in 1955?

A. Communist Manifesto

B. Grand Alliance

C. Treaty of Moscow

D. Warsaw Pact

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