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1. What were the physical factors that made LA vunerable to the northridge earthquake?

  • Disaster hotspot
  • Magnitude and topography (mountainous)
  • Topography - mountainous
  • Magnitude
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2. How many died in the Haiti earthquake?

  • 1/4 million
  • 86,000
  • 230,000
  • 22,000

3. What date did the Northridge earthquake occur on?

  • 17th January 1994 04:30
  • 18th September 2004 08:32
  • 12th January 2010 16:53
  • 18th May 1980 08:32

4. When did the Kashmir eathquake happen?

  • 24th June 2004 10:46
  • 17th January 1994 04:30
  • 8th October 2005 08:50
  • 19th May 2007 09:31

5. When did Mount St Helens erupt?

  • 15th September 16:41
  • 19th March 1994 09:50
  • 18th May 1980 08:32
  • 24th April 1996 10:43

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