Natural Hazards mini quiz

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GCSE Geography (Natural hazards) Quiz on Natural Hazards mini quiz, created by Rachel_ellen on 04/05/2015.

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Question 1

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Which plates move together due to convection currents?
Answer
  • Conservative
  • Destructive
  • Constuctive

Question 2

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Which plates move apart due to convection currents?
Answer
  • Conservative
  • Destructive
  • Constructive

Question 3

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Which type of plates slide past each other
Answer
  • Conservative
  • Destructive
  • Constructive

Question 4

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Whats an example of a natural hazard with a constructive plate?
Answer
  • Iceland
  • Mount st. Helens, USA
  • St. Andreas fault, USA

Question 5

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How hot does the sea have to be for tropical storms?
Answer
  • 20
  • 10
  • 27

Question 6

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Example/s of a tropical storm?
Answer
  • Montserrat
  • Katrina
  • Haiti
  • Nargis

Question 7

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Which is a human cause of a wildfire?
Answer
  • El nino
  • Accidental causes, e.g. cigarettes
  • Lightening

Question 8

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What is a primary effect of a natural hazard?
Answer
  • people become homeless
  • Deaths due to untreated injuries
  • injuries

Question 9

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How many people were estimated to have been killed in Haiti earthquake?
Answer
  • 1 million
  • 4530
  • 316,000

Question 10

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How can you prepare for a volcano before it happens?
Answer
  • secure cabinets to the wall
  • seismicity
  • evacuation

Question 11

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Why could wildfires increase in the future?
Answer
  • More people will smoke
  • Global warming
  • They won't

Question 12

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Cost of damage has been increasing in wildfires
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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What is the earthquake strength measured in?
Answer
  • Richter scale
  • Saffir-simpson scale
  • Santa Ana

Question 14

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What type of volcano is this?
Answer
  • Shield
  • Composite cone
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