Dozens killed and hurt when rail bridge collapses in Mexico

Q: At least 24 people were killed and 77 injured when an elevated section of the Mexico City metro commuter railway collapsed last week. Where is Mexico?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The bridge reportedly was repaired after it was damaged in a 2017 earthquake. Mexico City often suffers earthquakes because it is ...

A. Built on a lakebed

B. On the Ring of Fire

C. Surrounded by volcanoes

D. All of the above

Q: The United Nations ranks Mexico City as the fifth most populous city in the world. Its metro commuter rail system ranks as the world’s eighth busiest. Which of these cities with busier metro systems also is more populous than Mexico City?

A. Moscow

B. New York

C. Shanghai

D. Seoul

Q: Every third U.S. bridge needs major repairs or to be replaced, road builders say. The United States’ transportation and utility infrastructure is ranked 13th. Which nation ranks first?

A. Singapore

B. Spain

C. Sweden

D. Switzerland

Q: President Joe Biden wants to spend $2.3 trillion to fix U.S. infrastructure. Which nation is spending most on its infrastructure?

A. Australia

B. China

C. United Kingdom

D. United States

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