OCR B Natural Hazards Quiz

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  • Created on: 06-06-13 11:15
Name the term: the point underground where the earthquake occurs
focus
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Name the term: the location on the surface above where the earthquake starts
epicentre
2 of 7
Name three ways in which people try to prepare for earthquakes and thier effects
building regulations for new houses, retrofitting for old buildings, education campaigns
3 of 7
What type of volcano is usually found at destructive plate boundaries?
composite
4 of 7
Name two conditions needed for tropical storms to form
warm water, wind speeds of 0-12km
5 of 7
Name two ways people protect property and lives in tropical storms
strengthen houses, evacuation
6 of 7
Name three natural causes of drought
few clouds, less precipitation, high temperatures
7 of 7

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Name the term: the location on the surface above where the earthquake starts

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epicentre

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Name three ways in which people try to prepare for earthquakes and thier effects

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What type of volcano is usually found at destructive plate boundaries?

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Name two conditions needed for tropical storms to form

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