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Natural Disasters

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  • Q1
    Which natural disaster is characterized by a wall of water caused by a tropical storm?
    Storm Surge
    Earthquake
    Tornado
    Wildfire
    30s
  • Q2
    Which natural disaster is caused by the sudden release of energy from the Earth's crust?
    Flood
    Volcanic Eruption
    Tornado
    Heat Wave
    30s
  • Q3
    Which natural disaster is characterized by a large and destructive ocean wave?
    Tornado
    Thunderstorm
    Earthquake
    Tsunami
    30s
  • Q4
    Which natural disaster is caused by a violent disturbance of the atmosphere?
    Tsunami
    Thunderstorm
    Wildfire
    Earthquake
    30s
  • Q5
    Which natural disaster is characterized by a rapid and extreme drop in air pressure?
    Tornado
    Flood
    Heat Wave
    Drought
    30s
  • Q6
    Which natural disaster is caused by the sudden uplift of a large mass of ocean water?
    Wildfire
    Tsunami
    Heat Wave
    Flood
    30s
  • Q7
    Which natural disaster is characterized by a rapid and intense rotating column of air?
    Tornado
    Drought
    Earthquake
    Flood
    30s
  • Q8
    Which natural disaster is caused by the rapid heating of the Earth's atmosphere?
    Tornado
    Drought
    Heat Wave
    Blizzard
    30s
  • Q9
    Which natural disaster is characterized by a sudden surge of water?
    Wildfire
    Earthquake
    Flash Flood
    Hurricane
    30s
  • Q10
    Which natural disaster is caused by sudden movements of the earth's crust?
    Drought
    Tornado
    Flood
    Earthquake
    30s
  • Q11
    Which natural disaster is known to cause tsunamis?
    Hurricane
    Tornado
    Volcano
    Earthquake
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the primary cause of wildfires?
    Tornado
    Lightning
    Flood
    Earthquake
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following can be a potential effect of a volcanic eruption?
    Earthquakes
    Tsunamis
    Landslides
    All of the above
    30s
  • Q14
    Which type of natural disaster is characterized by a sudden shaking of the ground?
    Earthquake
    Tsunami
    Tornado
    Avalanche
    30s
  • Q15
    Which natural disaster is usually measured by the Enhanced Fujita Scale?
    Hurricane
    Earthquake
    Tornado
    Wildfire
    30s

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