Cheetahs return to India after 70 years

Q: Eight cheetahs arrived in India last week, where they are set to roam for the first time since that country officially declared them extinct in 1952. Where is India?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The cheetahs will be quarantined for a month before being released in a national park in central India. The spotted big cats were flown to India from Namibia in ...

A. South America

B. Southeast Asia

C. Southern Africa

Q: Cheetahs are the world's fastest land animals, capable of reaching speeds of 70 miles an hour. According to scientists, where did this swift predator originate?

A. Africa

B. Asia

C. Europe

D. North America

Q: What other large cat is found in India?

A. Leopards

B. Lions

C. Tigers

D. All of the above

Q: Indian officials plan to use fences to protect the cheetahs from other animals and people. India is the world’s second most populous country, with more than a billion more people than the United States. How does India’s area compare with the United States?

A. Twice as large

B. About the same

C. Third the size

D. Quarter the size

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