Geography Quiz On Natural Hazards! Test

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Natural Disaster Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Below-average rainfall for a prolonged period of time is called:
    • A. 

      Drought

    • B. 

      Arid

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Earthquake

    • E. 

      Flood

  • 2. 
    What is a Tsunami?
    • A. 

      A massive flood

    • B. 

      What you ski on

    • C. 

      A large wave usually formed by undersea earthquakes and landslides.

    • D. 

      Big Surf

    • E. 

      South-East Asia

  • 3. 
    Is an earthquake a sudden movement in the earth's crust caused by movements of tectonic plates?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      When a natural hazard impacts on the community causing destruction of property and loss of life.

    • B. 

      An intense tropical storm that developes over the warm oceans near the equator

  • 5. 
    The social impacts of natural hazards include:
    • A. 

      Destruction of the natural and human environment.

    • B. 

      No more medical supplies and cars broke down.

    • C. 

      Ashley is the best:)

    • D. 

      Loss of income to people or damage to industry, illnesses caused by hazard, no form of communication

    • E. 

      Loss of life, stresses placed on families and people, destruction of community structures, and facilities.

  • 6. 
    Natural Hazards can be separated into two categories:
    • A. 

      1.Those related to weather and climatic factors. 2. Those related to movements in the earths crust

    • B. 

      This is the correct answer

    • C. 

      1. Economic Impacts 2. Environmental Impacts

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a natural hazard?
    • A. 

      Tropical Cyclones

    • B. 

      Storms and Floods

    • C. 

      Bush Fires

    • D. 

      Sunny Days

    • E. 

      Earthquakes

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Ashley Kanaan

    • B. 

      Ashley Kanaan

    • C. 

      Ashley Kanaan

    • D. 

      Ashley Kanaan

    • E. 

      Ashley Kanaan