Disaster Cdm Quiz

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Disaster Quizzes & Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which answer below is not a phase of the CDM Cycle?
    • A. 

      Risk reducation

    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 


  • 2. 
    True or false: All countries in CDEMA have English as their only national  language?
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a disaster?
    • A. 

      Serious disruption of the functioning of a society or community results.

    • B. 

      Disasters result in environmental losses

    • C. 

      The community or society that has been affected can cope with the disaster impcts using its own resources.

    • D. 

      Disasters result in part from the level of hazard exposure and the level of vulnerability of a society or community.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following can be considered a disaster? Tick all that apply.
    • A. 

      LPG Gas cylinder in a remote uninhabited place explodes

    • B. 

      A hurricane impacts a PS. More than 80% of all critical infrastructures is damaged or destroyed.

    • C. 

      An earthquakes impacts a city and destroys 90% of homes.

    • D. 

      Heavy rains cause flooding in a small urban community

    • E. 

      A fire destroys six buildings in city, ten lives are lost.

    • F. 

      A chemical spill in a factory releases dangerous fumes; three communities are evacuated to shelters for two days.

    • G. 

      The country's largest river floods, displacing 20,000 people in rural communities. The waters takes three weeks to recede.

    • H. 

      A gunman enters a school and kills 4 teachers and 15 students.

    • I. 

      A large tsunami wave impact the most densely populated coastline in country. Hundreds are killed and all buildings and homes are destroyed.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a hazard?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 

      Storm surge