Geography Unit One Case Study - CALIFORNIA

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1. What are all of the hazards California is at risk to?

  • Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Droughts, Landslides and Volcanic Eruptions
  • Earthquakes, Typhoons, Droughts and Landslides
  • Earthquakes
  • Droughts, Tsunamis and Earthquakes
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2. Why is drought a frequent occurrence in California?

  • Not enough water resources to cope
  • Don't Know
  • El Nino/La Nina results in increased aridity. Cold water then leads to limited evaporation and rainfall.
  • Very hot climate

3. Is California wealthy?

  • Not at all
  • Yes, but parts of it are vulnerable
  • No, most live in poverty
  • Yes, all of California is wealthy

4. How often to El Nino/La Nina events occur?

  • Every 2-7 years
  • Every 6-8 years
  • Every 1-3 years
  • Every 4-5 years

5. What is the name of the major fault line in California?

  • Alpine Fault
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Great Lakes Tectonic Zone
  • Altyn Tagh Fault

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