How Much Do You Know About Bushfires? Trivia Questions Quiz!

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This is a quiz designed to test our knowledge about bushfires are quite common in Australia. They're made more likely when the weather is very hot and dry. The higher the temperature the more likely it is that a fire will start or continue to burn. They can start from human activities, or other activities occurrences and they have a negative impact on our environmental continuity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What causes Bushfires?

    • A.

      Animals

    • B.

      Hot and dry weather

    • C.

      Cold weather

    • D.

      Lightning and other natural disasters

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Hot and dry weather
    D. Lightning and other natural disasters
    Explanation
    Bushfires are made more likely when the weather is very hot and dry. The higher the temperature the more likely it is that a fire will start or continue to burn. They can start by natural causes like lightning.

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  • 2. 

    How to prevent bushfires?

    • A.

      By never doing any Barbecues.

    • B.

      By clearing debris and vegetation.

    • C.

      By keeping flammable items away from vegetation and trees.

    Correct Answer
    B. By clearing debris and vegetation.
    Explanation
    People help prevent bushfires by clearing Debris and vegetation, another idea is to keep trees well clear of your powerlines.

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  • 3. 

    Bushfires occur on every continent except Antarctica.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bushfires do occur on every continent expect Antarctica because of the weather conditions.

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  • 4. 

    Fill in the blanks: A Bushfire is an  __________  fire which can cause a lot of harm if not stopped.

    • A.

      Weak

    • B.

      Enormous

    • C.

      Out of control

    • D.

      Unimportant

    Correct Answer
    C. Out of control
    Explanation
    A Bushfire is an out of control fire which can cause a lot of harm is not stopped. It is a fire which may have been deliberately lit, accidentally lit or started by a natural cause.

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  • 5. 

    Why is Australia prone to bushfires?

    • A.

      They have a hot climate, lots of rain and natural vegetation

    • B.

      They have hot climate, low rainfall and natural vegetation

    • C.

      They have cold climate, low rainfall and natural vegetation

    • D.

      They have a lot of bushes

    Correct Answer
    B. They have hot climate, low rainfall and natural vegetation
    Explanation
    Australia have many bushfires because of their climate and the fact that they have low rainfall and a lot of vegetation.

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  • 6. 

    What is the most common natural cause of a bushfire?

    • A.

      Sparks from BBQ's and machinery

    • B.

      Rain

    • C.

      Lightning

    • D.

      Humans

    Correct Answer
    C. Lightning
    Explanation
    The most common natural cause of bushfires is the lightning.

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  • 7. 

    Which one of these is not another name for Bushfires?

    • A.

      Wildfires

    • B.

      Fiercefires

    • C.

      Brush fires

    • D.

      Veldfires

    • E.

      Desertfires

    Correct Answer
    B. Fiercefires
    Explanation
    The term "fiercefires" is not another name for bushfires. The other options, namely wildfires, brush fires, veldfires, and desertfires, are all alternative names for bushfires. However, "fiercefires" is not commonly used to refer to bushfires.

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  • 8. 

    In the United states of America how many bushfires typically occur every year?

    • A.

      60,000-80,000

    • B.

      1,000-5,000

    • C.

      30,000-50,000

    • D.

      Less than 1,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 60,000-80,000
    Explanation
    In the United States of America, the number of bushfires that typically occur every year is between 60,000-80,000. This indicates that a significant number of bushfires take place annually in the country, highlighting the importance of fire prevention and management strategies to mitigate their impact.

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  • 9. 

    What do bushfires cause?

    • A.

      Destruction of wildlife

    • B.

      Beautiful scenary

    • C.

      Food sources lost

    • D.

      Methane in the air.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Destruction of wildlife
    C. Food sources lost
    Explanation
    Bushfires cause destruction of wildlife and loss of food sources. Bushfires can have devastating impacts on ecosystems, destroying habitats and killing or displacing countless animals. The loss of vegetation also means that food sources for animals are destroyed, leading to further negative impacts on wildlife populations.

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  • 10. 

    What things are needed to create a bushfire?

    • A.

      Fuel, rain, oxygen

    • B.

      Fuel and oxygen

    • C.

      Heat and fuel

    • D.

      Fuel, heat and oxygen

    Correct Answer
    D. Fuel, heat and oxygen
    Explanation
    To create a bushfire, three things are needed: fuel, heat, and oxygen. Fuel refers to dry vegetation or other flammable materials that can burn. Heat provides the energy necessary to start and sustain the fire. Oxygen is essential for combustion to occur. Without any of these elements, a bushfire cannot be created.

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