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:
Saudis accused of killing migrants on Yemen border
-- 08/28/2023

Q: Saudi border guards have used machine guns and mortars to kill hundreds of unarmed Ethiopians trying to cross into the kingdom from Yemen, according to a report issued last week by Human Rights Watch. Where is Yemen on the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula?

Sorry, The correct answer is shown below.

Scroll down for the next question

How 2058 other students across the country scored on this question:
Right:    49%
Wrong:  51%
Your score on this quiz: 0 out of 1

Question 2 of 5

Q: Both Yemen and Ethiopia are plagued by civil war and extreme poverty. How much richer is Saudi Arabia than Yemen or Ethiopia?

A. More than 5 times
B. More than 11 times
C. More than 17 times
D. More than 23 times



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.