WMD (Weapons Of Mass Destruction)

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WMD (Weapons Of Mass Destruction)

A weapon of mass destruction is any weapon - nuclear, radiological, chemical or biological – that can bring significant harm to a large amount of humans, or cause great damage to man-made structures. How much do you know about them?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Terrorism started in what period of history?
    • A. 

      Post WW2

    • B. 

      Pre WW2

    • C. 

      Middle Eastern Times

    • D. 

      Roman Empire

  • 2. 
    A major factor that has caused what is termed modern day terrorism was colonialism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The first use of atomic weapons were by the country Japan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The "nuclear club" consists of the following countries:
    • A. 

      US, Egypt, Russia, France, Israel, and Brazil

    • B. 

      US, Russia, China, France, UK, Israel, North Korea

    • C. 

      US, Russia, China, France, UK, Israel, North and South Korea

    • D. 

      US, Russia, China, France, UK, Israel, Japan, North and South Korea

  • 5. 
    Recently, within the last five years the Iraeli Air Force destroyed a suspected nuclear weapons plant in what country?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Iran

    • C. 

      Iraq

    • D. 

      Syria

  • 6. 
    The greatest immediate danger in the hot zone to a nuclear blast, non strategic, is what?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Shrapnel/Collapsing Buildings, etc.

    • C. 

      Radioactive Fallout

    • D. 

      Nuclear Winter

  • 7. 
    If the tactical nuclear device detonates at ground level, you should, in an attempt to survive, week cover in a building or stairwell away from windows at least on the Ninth Floor or higher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Air detonation of a tactical device means you should seek shelter immediately in the basement, away from windows.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If outside of the hot zone, you have approximately how many minutes to move upwind from the detonation to avoid radioactive fallout?
    • A. 

      Five Minutes or less

    • B. 

      Ten Minutes or less

    • C. 

      Fifteen Minutes or less

    • D. 

      At least Twenty Minutes

  • 10. 
    An electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, is an phenominon caused from a nuclear detonation.  An EMP "fries" all known electronics.  Therefore, do not expect eletronics to work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False