At least 62 killed in forest fire in Portugal

Q: A huge forest fire in central Portugal has killed at least 62 people in what is possibly the deadliest-ever forest blaze in the Atlantic coastal country, used to its woods burning almost every summer. Where is Portugal?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Most of the victims were caught in their vehicles on the road as they were fleeing the fire about 95 miles northeast of the nation’s capital of . . .

A. Casablanca

B. Lisbon

C. Madrid

D. Rome

Q: The European Union said it would provide firefighting aircraft, including two planes from Portugal’s only neighbor . . .

A. France

B. Greece

C. Italy

D. Spain

Q: What nation has the most people who speak Portuguese?

A. Argentina

B. Brazil

C. Chile

D. Portugal

Q: Portugal and Spain share the Iberian Peninsula along with the territory of Gibraltar which is controlled by what nation?

A. Britain

B. France

C. Italy

D. Morocco

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