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2. Why was it hard for emergency services to reach survivors?

  • bridge collapsed
  • buildings collapsed, covering roads with debris
  • tremors caused cracks, leaving large gaps in roads

3. What caused fires?

  • gas pipes exploding
  • hot temperatures
  • houses collapsing
  • factories damaged

4. When were houses built to be earthquake proof?

  • after 1981
  • before 1981
  • 1980s
  • after 1918

5. What day did the earthquake strike?

  • 7th June 1995
  • 17th January 1995
  • 17th July 1995
  • 17th June 1995

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