Russians hold war games in the Bering Sea

Q: The Russian navy conducted major war games last week in the Bering Sea near Alaska. It was the biggest such drills in the area since the collapse of the Soviet Union 30 years ago. Where is the Bering Sea?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Russian navy officials said the drills were part of the nation’s military build-up to protect its claims in the Arctic, which is believed to hold up to one-quarter of the Earth’s undiscovered oil and gas. Besides Russia and the United States, what other nation has claims to the Arctic?

A. Canada

B. Denmark

C. Norway

D. All of the above

Q: The Bering Sea is part of which ocean?

A. Arctic

B. Atlantic

C. Pacific

D. Southern

Q: The Bering Sea and Bering Strait are named after a navigator born in which country?

A. Canada

B. Denmark

C. Norway

D. Russia

Q: Climate change is melting more ice in Arctic and sparked the push to exploit the region’s natural resources. The latest climate models say Arctic Ocean could be free of ice as soon as the summer of ...

A. 2035

B. 2060

C. 2080

D. 2100

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