Tuesday’s World #1 – IRAN

Daily News Article - February 6, 2018

Questions

1. For IRAN, give the following information:

  1. capital
  2. location/the countries that share its borders
  3. the religious breakdown of the population
  4. the type of government
  5. the chief of state (and head of government if different) If monarch or dictator, since what date has he/she ruled? – include name of heir apparent for monarch
  6. the population

Find the answers at the CIA World FactBook website. For each country, answers can be found under the “Geography” “People” and “Government” headings.

NOTE: Before answering the questions below, read the info under “Background” and watch the videos under “Resources.”

2. For IRAN:
a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) How does the Islamic Republic’s law require women to dress?
c) Read the “Background” and watch the videos below. What 2 or 3 adjectives would you use to describe the women in Iran who are risking fines and prison to stand up for their right to choose? Explain your answer.