Singapore hosts nuclear negotiations

Q: President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet this week at a luxury resort on one of Singapore’s smaller islands. Singapore is a city-state and island country at the southeast tip of the Malay Peninsula and northeast of the island of Sumatra. Where is that area on this map?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Trump hopes to secure a nuclear deal with the North Koreans, seeking for Kim to give up his nuclear program. The leaders are meeting on Sentosa Island which is known for its high-end beach hotels, golf courses and amusement parks. Singapore has 63 islands. Its neighbor Indonesia has how many islands?

A. About 170

B. Nearly 1,700

C. More than 17,000

D. Around 170,000

Q: Trump and Kim are meeting in a luxury hotel that includes two buildings built in the 1880s for colonial military officers. Who ran Singapore from 1819 until 1963?

A. Americans

B. British

C. Chinese

D. Dutch

Q: Other Asian nations are closely watching the Singapore talks. What is the largest ethnic group in Singapore?

A. Chinese

B. Indian

C. Japanese

D. Malay

Q: Based on gross domestic product per person, North Korea is the 24th poorest nation in the world. How does Singapore compare on the same measure of wealth?

A. Poorer than North Korea

B. Poorer than South Korea

C. Poorer than United States

D. Richer than United States

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