World #3 – NORTH KOREAN media reports military parade, without missiles

Tuesday's World Events - September 11, 2018

Questions

1. For NORTH KOREA, 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 following questions, read the info under “Background” and watch the video under "Resources" below.

2. For NORTH KOREA:
a) list the who, what, where and when of the news item
b) What was missing from North Korea’s annual military parade this year?
c) Ask a parent and/or a grandparent: how significance do you think this omission was? Please explain your answer.