Disaster Quizzes & Trivia

The Famous Eruption of Mount Vesuvius, in 79 AD, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, the 1931 Central China Floods, the Hindenburg, all of these are among the most disastrous events ever recorded in human history. But these are only a few of them. Human history unfortunately has a lot more events such as these. We have some questions for you and the more right answers you give, the better.

What were the names of the two cities obliterated by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD? What is considered to be the worst industrial disaster ever to occur in human history? About how much of San Francisco was destroyed in 1906 due to fires and earthquakes? If you know these then you are ready to try out the full disaster quiz.

With an endless cycle of hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, droughts and floods, it’s never too early to implement an emergency plan for yourself and your pets. Are you prepared? Test your disaster readiness smarts with...

Questions: 4  |  Attempts: 25462   |  Last updated: Sep 26, 2013
  • Sample Question
    At the first sign of a storm, you should:

This exercise will test your understanding of the Form 5266 Course.  Please feel free to use the course on CrossNet as you go through this exercise.  Please select the best answer.  Although this exercise is mainly...

Questions: 35  |  Attempts: 1127   |  Last updated: Sep 10, 2019
  • Sample Question
    Who may be asked to contribute data to Form 5266 on relief operations?



Questions: 18  |  Attempts: 173   |  Last updated: Jul 17, 2017
  • Sample Question
    As a disaster worker you will be expected to work in which of the following areas?

Quiz to measure communicator familiarity with CM-0019 Central Communications Disaster Plan.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 156   |  Last updated: Aug 9, 2018
  • Sample Question
    CM-0019 pertains to only local disasters

Test Your Knowledge About Report Of Incident Or Hazardous Situation in this trivia quiz if you want to see if you have the qualities needed to make a report on disaster events that you have been discharged with containing or...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 123   |  Last updated: Nov 8, 2019
  • Sample Question
    An incident report must be written and submitted to your supervisor.

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