F4 Natural Hazards 1

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F4 Natural Hazards 1

F4: Natural Hazards- Terms and Definitions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A natural process which can cause loss of life, injury, and damage to property is
    • A. 

      A natural disaster

    • B. 

      A natural hazard

    • C. 

      A risk

    • D. 

      Indicates the vulnerability of a person or place

  • 2. 
    What is this diagram indicate?
    • A. 

      When hazardous event and people come into contact then the population is vulnerable

    • B. 

      There is no interaction between hazardous events and the vulnerable population

    • C. 

      If the hazardous event and the population come into contact then a disaster occurs

    • D. 

      The equation between the hazard and the population depends on size of the venn diagram

  • 3. 
    The severity of the disaster increases the more vulnerable the human population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     What is this diagram illustrating with regard to hazards?
    • A. 

      The band of tolerance

    • B. 

      The damage threshold

    • C. 

      The damage threshold and the band of tolerance

    • D. 

      The degree of risk and the vulnerability range of an area

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are indirect losses from a hazard or disaster?
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Aid

    • C. 

      Deaths

    • D. 

      Loss of employment

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