Guam caught in a war of words with North Korea

Q: North Korea warned that the United States would “pay a price” over new UN sanctions and threatened to fire missiles in the vicinity of the U.S. island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. In turn, President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury." North Korea is about 2,100 miles northeast of Guam. Where is North Korea on this map?

Circle the area on this map

Q: There are about 160,000 Americans live on Guam which hosts U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guards bases. The island became a U.S. territory in 1898 after a war with which nation?

A. Germany

B. Japan

C. Russia

D. Spain

Q: What U.S. ally lies between North Korea and Guam?

A. China

B. Japan

C. Philippines

D. Australia

Q: President Trump’s threat to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea came on the eve of the 72nd anniversary of the last time a nuclear weapon was used in war. What city was the target of that nuclear attack?

A. Fukushima

B. Kyoto

C. Nagasaki

D. Tokyo

Q: In the event of a conflict with the United States, it is expected that North Korean artillery would quickly devastate the capital city of U.S. ally South Korea. What is the capital of South Korea?

A. Seoul

B. Pyongyang

C. Hanoi

D. Beijing

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