Pakistan flooding kills more than 1,000

Q: Floods have has claimed more than 1,000 lives since June, according to Pakistani authorities. Where is the South Asian nation of Pakistan?

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Q: Pakistan’s prime minister said devastating flooding has hit 33 million people, about 15% of the nation’s population. The floods have been caused by this year’s extremely heavy seasonal rains known as …

A. Derecho

B. Monsoon

C. Sirocco

D. Typhoon

Q: The prime minister has appealed for help from the international community to cope with hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis who fled their homes and left stranded, hungry and often sick. Pakistan is poor, but which of its neighbors is much poorer?

A. Afghanistan

B. China

C. India

D. Iran

Q: The United States several other nations have contributed to a disaster appeal, but Pakistan officials say much more is needed to deal with the epic floods they blame on climate change. U.S. relations with Pakistan have suffered in the past over its ties to what militant group?

A. Al-Qaeda

B. Islamic State

C. Taliban

D. All of the above

Q: Pakistan and what other nation just marked their 75th anniversaries as independent countries?

A. Bangladesh

B. China

C. India

D. Iran

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