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?

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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

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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.