Yr 9 Geography- Quiz!

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9th Grade Geography Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz for the yr 9 geography class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Below average rainfall for a prolonged period of time
    • A. 

      Landslide

    • B. 

      El nino

    • C. 

      Draught

    • D. 

      Natural disaster

    • E. 

      Flood

  • 2. 
    A sudden movement in the eaths  crust caused by movements of tectonic plates
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Serve storm

    • C. 

      Tropical cyclone

    • D. 

      Flood plain

    • E. 

      Fire front

  • 3. 
    The phenomomenon of unusually cool ocean currents off the east coast of Australia
    • A. 

      Epicentre

    • B. 

      Tornado/twister

    • C. 

      Landslide

    • D. 

      El nino

    • E. 

      Natural disasters

  • 4. 
    The point of the earths surface directly above where a earth quake occurs
    • A. 

      Tsunami

    • B. 

      Epicentre

    • C. 

      Tornado/twister

    • D. 

      Firefront

    • E. 

      Tropical cyclone

  • 5. 
    THe forces of nature combne to become destructive
    • A. 

      Natural hazard

    • B. 

      Natural disatsters

    • C. 

      Landslide

    • D. 

      Flood

    • E. 

      Flood plain

  • 6. 
    A rapidly rotating coloum of air extending down from the clouds in the atmosphere
    • A. 

      Fire front

    • B. 

      Tropical cyclone

    • C. 

      Tsunami

    • D. 

      Flood

    • E. 

      Tornado/ twister

  • 7. 
    When a natural hazard impacts on the community causing destruction  of property and loss of lifes.
    • A. 

      Severe storm

    • B. 

      Natural disasters

    • C. 

      Flood

    • D. 

      Natural hazard

    • E. 

      Tropical cyclone

  • 8. 
    Water inundates land that is normally dry
    • A. 

      Tsunami

    • B. 

      Landslide

    • C. 

      Tropical cyclone

    • D. 

      Flood plain

    • E. 

      Flood

  • 9. 
    The leading edge of a bushfire blown in the directions of prevaling winds
    • A. 

      Drought

    • B. 

      El nino

    • C. 

      Epicentre

    • D. 

      Firefront

    • E. 

      Sevre storm

  • 10. 
    An intense tropical storm that develops over the warm oceans near the equator
    • A. 

      Tropical cyclone

    • B. 

      Flood

    • C. 

      Firefront

    • D. 

      Natural disaters

    • E. 

      Sevre storm

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