The 1883 Eruption Of Krakatoa! Trivia Facts Quiz

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The 1883 Eruption Of Krakatoa! Trivia Facts Quiz

Active volcanoes have been a cause for a lot of studies and the violent 1883 eruption of Krakatoa was one that will not be forgotten in history. In this year the mountain erupted and the lava consumed most of the Island and caused a lot of tsunamis and even created more islands. The lava if not the tsunamis took a lot of casualties with them. See what you know about this historical eruption by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the eruption occur?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1883

    • C. 

      1845

    • D. 

      1927

    • E. 

      1876

  • 2. 
    Where is Krakatau located?  
  • 3. 
    How many people were killed as a result of the eruption?
    • A. 

      35,000

    • B. 

      30,000

    • C. 

      29,000

    • D. 

      36,000

    • E. 

      40,000

  • 4. 
    How many deaths were from a result of falling debris and pyroclastic flows?
    • A. 

      4,500

    • B. 

      6,000

    • C. 

      4,965

    • D. 

      5,364

    • E. 

      4,750

  • 5. 
    What unusual thing happened as a result from the esruption and lasted for 3 years after?
    • A. 

      Unusual storms

    • B. 

      Unusual sunsets

    • C. 

      Unusual droughts

  • 6. 
    In what year did Anak Krakatau (Krakatau baby) start erupting?
    • A. 

      1895

    • B. 

      1905

    • C. 

      1910

    • D. 

      1927

    • E. 

      1875

  • 7. 
    How much of the island sank back into the empty magma chamber beneath the ocean floor?
    • A. 

      Three quarters

    • B. 

      Half

    • C. 

      The whole island

    • D. 

      Two thirds

    • E. 

      One quarter