Thailand races to save boys trapped in cave
Q: In a daring underwater escape, rescue divers lead 12 boys and their soccer coach through the flood waters that had trapped them inside a large cave complex in northern Thailand. Where is the Southeast Asian nation of Thailand?
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Q: A planned outing after a soccer practice led the boys aged 11 to 16 to become trapped by rising water in the cave near Thailand’s border with its northwestern neighbor . . .
Q: Rescuers raced against time and the seasonal rains that could have kept the boys trapped for months. What are these rains called?
Q: The 25-year-old assistant soccer coach helped to keep the boys calm during their long ordeal. He was trained in which religion that is followed by most Thais?
Q: Like most frequently occurring caves, the Tham Luang cave complex was carved out of limestone by the flow of slightly acidic water over thousands of years. Limestone was created by . . .
A. Volcanic eruptions
B. Dead sea creatures
C. Dead land plants and animals
D. Deposits of mud and sand
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