Red Sea ships hit by drones and missiles

Q: Houthi rebels in Yemen last week continued to attack vessels with drones and missiles in the vital shipping lanes of the Red Sea. Where is the Red Sea?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The rebels say the attacks are in support of Gaza Palestinians in the Israeli-Hamas war. Who armed Yemen’s Houthis with drones and missiles?

A. Hamas

B. Iran

C. Russia

D. Saudi Arabia

Q: The Houthi attacks led two major shipping companies to suspend operations in the Red Sea which carries much of the trade between Europe and Asia. The Red Sea connects the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean through the ...

A. Bosporus Strait

B. Caledonian Canal

C. Dardanelles Strait

D. Suez Canal

Q: Was the Suez Canal through Egypt the first water route between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea?

A. Yes

B. No

C. Maybe

Q: U.S., British, and French naval ships have shot down many drones and missiles fired at ships in the Red Sea. Which nation urged restraint in dealing with the Houthis?

A. Iran

B. Israel

C. Saudi Arabia

D. Yemen

Answers for this quiz: Click here