What Do You Know About Tsunamis?

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This test quizzes you on how much you know about tsunamis. Made for educational use.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is a tsunami measured?
    • A. 

      The Sieberg Intensity Scale

    • B. 

      The Richter Scale

    • C. 

      The Saffir-Simpson Intensity Scale

    • D. 

      The Sieberg-Ambraseys Intensity Scale

  • 2. 
    Tsunamis are caused by
    • A. 

      ...hurricanes

    • B. 

      ...underwater earthquakes

    • C. 

      ...tornadoes

    • D. 

      ...volcanic eruptions underwater

  • 3. 
    When did the most renowned tsunami take place?
    • A. 

      Valentine's Day 1993

    • B. 

      Canada Day 2006

    • C. 

      Christmas 2004

    • D. 

      Valentine's Day 2002

  • 4. 
    How do you protect yourself from a tsunami?
    • A. 

      Seek higher ground

    • B. 

      Hide in your living room

    • C. 

      Go help other people who you think are in danger.

    • D. 

      Don't. Just let the waves take you away...

  • 5. 
    What is a tsunami?
    • A. 

      A small wave.

    • B. 

      An unusually large sea wave produced by a seaquake or undersea volcanic eruption.

    • C. 

      A tsunami is a horrible thing, and I picked this answer because I have nothing else to choose.

    • D. 

      A tsunami is what happens when houses are swept off the ground by the wind.

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