Bay Area Newsgroup Newspapers in Education.  The Mercury News, East Bay Times, Marin Independant Journal, Santa Cruz Sentinel.  Classroom Hero image. Bay Area Newsgroup Newspapers in Education.  The Mercury News, East Bay Times, Marin Independant Journal, Santa Cruz Sentinel.  Classroom Hero image.
Home About NIE Sponsor NIE Contact Us
Geography Last Week Front Page Cartoons News Video Words Use the News History Special Report Pulse NASA

Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Pope Francis visiting impoverished Roma quarter in Slovakia
-- 09/13/2021

Q: Pope Francis is paying a visit this week to a severely impoverished Roma neighborhood in Slovakia’s second-largest city of Kosice one of the highlights of his pilgrimage to “the heart of Europe.” Where is the small Central European nation of Slovakia? (It’s south of Poland, west of Ukraine, north of Hungary and east of Austria and the Czech Republic.)

Correct! (Scroll down for the next question)

How 5421 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    58%
Wrong:  42%
Your score on this quiz: 1 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: The Roma have suffered centuries of persecution in Europe. Where did this traditionally nomadic people come from?

A. Egypt
B. India
C. Mongolia
D. Russia



Search for a different Headline Geography topic

Looking for a different quiz to fit your classroom needs?
Enter the name of a country:  

Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.