Azerbaijan seizes control of breakaway region

Q: Ethnic Armenian separatists in Azerbaijan’s region of Nagorno-Karabakh surrendered their arms last week after Azerbaijan reclaimed control of the breakaway region that has long been at the center of a conflict with neighboring Armenia. Where is Azerbaijan on the western shore of the Caspian Sea?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The Armenians turned in their weapons last Friday to peace-keeping forces from what country northeast of Azerbaijan?

A. Georgia

B. Iran

C. Russia

D. Turkey

Q: The Russian peacekeepers were unable to keep Azerbaijani troops from sweeping in to take control of the disputed area. Armenia is one of Russia’s closest authorities. What country has been the biggest supporter of Azerbaijan?

A. Georgia

B. Greece

C. Iran

D. Turkey

Q: Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia are known are sometimes collectively known as the Caucasian States because of which geographic feature?

A. Isthmus

B. Mountain range

C. Peninsula

D. River Delta

Q: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said sovereignty over the breakaway region had been restored "with an iron fist" in a 24-hour offensive by troops backed by artillery strikes. What is the government of Azerbaijan considered?

A. Authoritarian regime

B. Hybrid regime

C. Flawed Democracy

D. Full Democracy

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