Villagers evacuated from sliding mountain in Switzerland

Q: Roughly 85 people were evacuated last week after geologists and engineers warned that the mountain looming over Switzerland’s tiny village of Brienz was dangerously close to collapse. Where is Switzerland?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Brienz and its sliding mountain are in which European mountain range that covers much of Switzerland?

A. Alps

B. Balkans

C. Carpathians

D. Pyrenees

Q: Which of these Alpine countries does NOT border Switzerland?

A. France

B. Germany

C. Italy

D. Slovenia

Q: While the Alps and another mountain range, the Jura, cover most of Switzerland’s territory, most Swiss live in a high flat area called a ….

A. Arroyo

B. Plateau

C. Valley

D. Wadi

Q: Switzerland’s largest cities are located on the Swiss Plateau. Which city is the nation’s largest?

A. Basel

B. Bern

C. Geneva

D. Zurich

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