Basic Trivia Facts About Tsunami! Quiz

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Basic Trivia Facts About Tsunami are not common to many people, but a person who keeps track of the events surrounding an event such as a tsunami knows more and at times can predict the occurrence of one. Take up the quiz below and see just how much you know about tsunamis from the news or research you have undertaken.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the main cause of a tsunami?
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Underwater earthquake which may cause landslides

    • C. 

      Tornados

    • D. 

      Both B & C

  • 2. 
    Where does the word tsunami come from?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Hungry

  • 3. 
    The series of waves that make up a tsunami is called what?
    • A. 

      Many waves

    • B. 

      Tsunami wave group

    • C. 

      Wave train

    • D. 

      Wave bunch

  • 4. 
    How far did the Indian Ocean tsunami travel?
    • A. 

      500 miles

    • B. 

      1,000 miles

    • C. 

      2,000 miles

    • D. 

      3,000 miles

  • 5. 
    In 1700 an earthquake on the Pacific Northwest created a tsunami that traveled to what country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Ireland

    • D. 

      Australia

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