Hundreds perish as migrant ship sinks near Greece

Q: Greece’s coast guard defended its actions in last week’s sinking of a trawler incredibly overloaded with as many as 750 migrants desperately trying to reach Europe. Where is Greece?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Greek officials said the migrants refused help, saying they wanted to reach what peninsular nation across the Ionian Sea from Greece?

A. Albania

B. Italy

C. Spain

D. Turkey

Q: Some accused Greece’s coast guard of deliberately delaying help to the disabled trawler. They also have been accused of recently pushing back migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea. What event helped trigger the huge surge in migration to Europe nearly a decade ago?

A. Armenian genocide

B. Lebanese civil war

C. Rwandan genocide

D. Syrian civil war

Q: The regions where most world’s migrants originate have populations that are the ...

A. Fastest growing

B. Poorest

C. Youngest

D. All of the above

Q: What percentage of Americans have ancestors who were migrants?

A. 100%

B. 90%

C. 75%

D. 25%

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