AQA GCSE Haiti earthquake quiz

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Hele's Geography Quiz on AQA GCSE Haiti earthquake quiz, created by hird on 04/17/2015.

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Question 1

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What disease did people suffer from a few days after the earthquake?
Answer
  • Typhoid
  • Gangrene
  • Diptheria
  • Cancer

Question 2

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How many people were made homeless following the earthquake?
Answer
  • 1.1 million
  • 1.2 million
  • 1.3 million
  • 1.4 million

Question 3

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Diseases were easily spread from dead bodies, how did Haitians respond to this?
Answer
  • Protests
  • Looting
  • Mass cremations
  • Did nothing

Question 4

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Why was aid slow to arrive to Haiti from over seas following the earthquake?
Answer
  • Nobody cared
  • Ports and main roads were damaged and blocked
  • Nobody knew about the earthquake
  • It had to travel a long way

Question 5

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How much aid was sent from the USA?
Answer
  • $1 million
  • $10 million
  • $100 million
  • $1 billion

Question 6

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What type of plate boundary caused the Haiti earthquake?
Answer
  • Conservative
  • Constructive
  • Destructive

Question 7

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Why were the effects of the earthquake so bad in Haiti?
Answer
  • A poor country where buildings were built poorly and easily collapsed
  • It happened on a conservative boundary
  • It happened in the morning

Question 8

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Which of the following is a longer term response to the earthquake?
Answer
  • Emergency aid sent
  • Temporary shelter and hospitals set up
  • Mass graves
  • Ports rebuilt

Question 9

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How many people were killed in the Haiti earthquake?
Answer
  • 100, 000
  • 120, 000
  • 200, 000
  • 220, 000

Question 10

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What was the name of the 2 plates that created the earthquake?
Answer
  • Eurasion plate - Caribbean plate
  • North American plate - Caribbean plate
  • North American plate - Nazca plate
  • North American plate - Pacific plate
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