Unit 1 "nature's Fury"

15 Questions

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Disaster Quizzes & Trivia

Earthquake TerrorEye of the StormVolcanoes


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a type of volcano?
    • A. 

      Shield

    • B. 

      Cinder cone

    • C. 

      Molten

    • D. 

      Dome

    • E. 

      Strato

  • 2. 
    Mount St. Helens volcano is located in what state?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Texas

    • D. 

      Arizona

    • E. 

      Washington

  • 3. 
    When did Warren Faidley first realize his interest in storms and natural disasters?
    • A. 

      When he was in college and needed to decide his career choice.

    • B. 

      As a young child, when he rode his bike through a dust whirlwind.

    • C. 

      When he was driving along a highway and saw a jagged bolt of lightening.

    • D. 

      After his hometown was devastated by a hurricane.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was a result of the earthquake in "Earthquake Terror"?
    • A. 

      Jonathan's mom broke her ankle.

    • B. 

      Moose ran away and could not be found.

    • C. 

      Giant palm trees were uprooted.

    • D. 

      Abby fell and scraped her legs.

  • 5. 
    Jonathan and Abby were camping on in California.
  • 6. 
    After an earthquake or a hurricane,can fly through the air or remain piled up in the area.
  • 7. 
    Cool, dry airwith warm, moist air to cause tornadoes.
  • 8. 
    In the weeks before Moutn St. Helen's erupted, there were thousands of small
  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of a graphic aid?
    • A. 

      An author

    • B. 

      An llustrator

    • C. 

      A diagram

    • D. 

      A setting

  • 10. 
    Another word for wide, flat land is
    • A. 

      Prairie

    • B. 

      Crater

    • C. 

      Summit

    • D. 

      Mountain

  • 11. 
    Ancient people created stories to explain natural occurances. The word volcano comes from Vulcan, who was believed to be the god of
    • A. 

      Oceans

    • B. 

      Wildlife

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Mountains

    • E. 

      Lava

  • 12. 
    Which of the following could be the result of BOTH an underwater volcano AND a hurricane?
    • A. 

      High speed wind

    • B. 

      Lava flowing and hardening

    • C. 

      Lightening

    • D. 

      Flooding

  • 13. 
    Warren Faidley's first published photograph was of which of the following?
    • A. 

      A swirling funnel cloud

    • B. 

      A lightening strike

    • C. 

      The eye of a hurricane

    • D. 

      Damaged homes

    • E. 

      A tidal wave

  • 14. 
    Name 2 ways each of the three stories from this unit (Earthquake Terror, Eye of the Storm, and Volcanoes) are similar and 2 ways they are different. Please be specific.
  • 15. 
    From which story did you learn the most new information? Support your answer with facts and/or concepts you learned.