Thousands flee killer wildfires in California

Q: More than a quarter million people were evacuated from the paths of fast moving wildfires in northern and southern California. Scores of people were killed and hundreds were missing in the fires. Where is California?

Circle the area on this map

Q: California’s governor asked for a “major disaster declaration” from President Donald Trump who blamed the fires on . . .

A. Arsonists

B. Climate change

C. Drought

D. Forest management

Q: The deadliest wildfire in California's history destroyed Paradise, a city of about 26,000 people north of the state capital. What is the capital of California?

A. Sacramento

B. San Francisco

C. Santa Ana

D. Santa Fe

Q: A wildfire in southern California destroyed millionaires’ mansions in what seaside community?

A. Beverly Hills

B. Hollywood

C. Malibu

D. Pasadena

Q: Autumn is the driest and worst season for wildfires in California. What is worrying officials about the coming winter?

A. Blizzards

B. Mudslides

C. Too little rain

D. Too much snow

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