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6. The military siezed two ships carrying what?

  • Shelter
  • High energy biscuits
  • Medical Supplies

7. Where did Cyclone Nargis form?

  • Bay of Bengal
  • Irrawaddy Delta

8. What was the total cost of the cyclone?

  • $7.6 billion
  • $10 billion
  • $4 billion
  • $5.5 billion

9. How many homes were destroyed?

  • 450,000
  • 100,000
  • 350,000
  • 600,000

10. How many hectares of mangrove forrests were destroyed

  • 25,000
  • 38,000
  • 49,000
  • 35,000

11. How many deaths occured?

  • 140,000
  • 300,000
  • 250,000
  • 50,000

12. How much land was flooded?

  • 14,000 Km2
  • 53,000 Km2
  • 300,000 Km2

13. When did Indian weather agencies tell the Burmese government that a cyclone would hit?

  • 48 hours before
  • a week before
  • a day before

14. Wind speeds were in excess of...

  • 285Km/hr
  • 215 Km/h
  • 150 Km/h
  • 300 Km/h

15. What percentage of rice paddies were lost? 65%

  • 80%
  • 65%
  • 70%
  • 35%

16. Muslim Aid distributed what?

  • Rice and grain
  • Water purification tablets
  • Medical supplies
  • Tents

17. What form of preparation plans did the Burmese government have?

  • They had an early warning system
  • Evacuation plans
  • None
  • Hazard maps

18. As it approaced Myanmar what catagory on the Saffir-Simpson Scale was it

  • Catagory1
  • Caragory 4
  • Catagory 5
  • Catagory 2

19. What percentage of the population had no acess to drinking water?

  • 90%
  • 70%
  • 45%
  • 70%

20. How many schools were destroyed?

  • 4000
  • 8000
  • 500
  • 10000