Sichuan Earthquakes Economic Impact

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Earthquake Quizzes & Trivia

After listening to the NPR story "Plotting The Sichuan Earthquake's Economic Toll" complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the report, what was the financial impact of the Sichuan earthquake?
    • A. 

      $20 Million

    • B. 

      $20 Billion

    • C. 

      Less than $5000

    • D. 

      Insignificant

  • 2. 
    How much of the costs were covered by insurance?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      Private insurance is unheard of in China

  • 3. 
    Which of the following ways might the earthquake actually stimulate the economy?
    • A. 

      Foreign aid will be coming.

    • B. 

      Rebuilding will help stimulate spending.

    • C. 

      Banks have been told to forgive debt.

    • D. 

      Both B and C.

  • 4. 
    What reason was given that there was less of an impact on industry?
    • A. 

      Rural location

    • B. 

      Industry building codes were stricter.

    • C. 

      The timing of the quake.

    • D. 

      None of the above.