Students in Belgium skip school to join climate protests

Q: Last week, 35,000 teenagers skipped school in Belgium to march against global warming in spreading student protests in Europe. Where is Belgium?

Circle the area on this map

Q: A few days later after the student march, the streets of Belgium’s capital were filled again with another climate protest by about 70,000 people. What is the capital of Belgium?

A. Belfast

B. Berlin

C. Brussels

D. Budapest

Q: Greta Thunberg went to a Swiss ski resort to speak to elite business and political leaders who held their World Economic Forum last week. What is the name of the Swiss resort town where the forum is held every year?

A. Cortina

B. Davos

C. Grenoble

D. Innsbruck

Q: Besides being the capital of Belgium, Brussels is the home of the. . .

A. European Union

B. North Atlantic Treaty Organization

C. World Customs Organization

D. All of the above

Q: Belgium’s western neighbor was recently rocked by widespread protests against measures to reduce climate change. Which nation is west of Belgium?

A. France

B. Germany

C. Luxembourg

D. Netherlands

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