Natural Disasters
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not a natural disaster?

    answer choices

    tornado

    hurricane

    tsunami

    car accident

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Giant storms that begin at sea and sometimes crash into land are called?

    answer choices

    hurricanes

    tornadoes

    avalanches

    mudslides

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Giant ocean-going waves that are caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruptions are called?

    answer choices

    hurricanes

    volcanoes

    tsunamis

    tornadoes

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If an earthquake begins to happen, the safest place to be is:

    answer choices

    underground

    in a doorway

    next to a window

    laying on the floor

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A device that uses special weights and magnetic fields to measure and amplify the tiniest movements of the ground is called a?

    answer choices

    audiograph

    choreograph

    telegraph

    seismograph

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which natural disaster occurs over 1,000 times each day and is usually too small for people to notice?

    answer choices

    earthquakes

    hurricanes

    tsunamis

    floods

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The name of the scale used to describe hurricanes.

    answer choices

    saffir-simpson

    seismograph

    telegraph

    richter scale

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The moving of the Earth's crust out from an epicenter like ripples.

    answer choices

    storm surge

    hurricane

    tsunami

    earthquake

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The number of feet the ocean rises above normal high tide during a hurricane.

    answer choices

    hurricane

    storm surge

    tsunami

    earthquake

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A giant, spinning ocean-born storm.

    answer choices

    earthquake

    hurricane

    storm surge

    tsunami

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A scale from 1 to 10, used for measuring the strength of an earthquake.

    answer choices

    saffir-simpson scale

    richter scale

    earthquake scale

    seismograph

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A device for measuring the degrees of movement in the Earth.

    answer choices

    seismograph

    richter scale

    saffir-simpson scale

    earthquake scale

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Saffir-Simpson scale includes storm surge, damage and ________.

    answer choices

    wind direction

    wind speed

    hurricanes

    earthquakes

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A giant wave caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruption.

    answer choices

    hurricane

    tsunami

    storm surge

    earthquake

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A funnel-shaped storm, with winds up to 300 mph.

    answer choices

    hurricane

    tsunami

    tornado

    storm surge

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