Refugee Origins and Destinations


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What kind of border does a refugee cross?

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1. Which of these is NOT a major source of refugees?

2. Which of the following is an example of political refugees?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will check your understanding of refugees' originating countries and destinations, as well as reasons new countries welcome them. The quiz covers terms such as political refugee and middlemen.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of the following:

  • Origin and destination countries
  • Key terms and definitions
  • Reasons people become refugees

Skills Practiced

This resource provides practice in the following related skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on refugee origin and destination countries
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as refugee and middlemen
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the experiences of refugees throughout the world

Additional Learning

Read the lesson called Refugee Origins and Destinations to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the harrowing journeys faced by those who are forced to flee. The lesson, together with this companion quiz and worksheet, contains the following objectives:

  • View refugee experiences throughout history
  • Discuss dangers faced by refugees fleeing a country
  • Explain why many refugees from Eritrea and Syria relocate to Europe