Unit 1 World at Risk: Case Studies

Mainly case-study statistics/context with a few definitions as well. (EDIT: there should be 39 questions in this resource; I don't know why but it seems the quiz is limited to 20. You may have to refresh/press play quiz again to access the other questions, I'm sorry about this but I don't know how to change it :( )

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1. What year was the Kendal Rise Tornado?

  • 1989
  • 2006
  • 1901
  • 2004
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2. How many people will be at risk (in Africa) from the vector borne disease malaria by a 2oC rise in temperatures?

  • 2 million
  • 5.2 million
  • 7.2 million
  • 3 Billion

3. What does this describe: "Anchovy stocks collapse, flooding and landslides damage villages, "desert in bloom" "

  • La Nina year in the Andes
  • El Nino year in Peru
  • Impacts of an anticyclone on California
  • El Nino year in Australia

4. What magnitude was the earthquake that caused the Boxing Day tsunami?

  • 8.2
  • 7.0
  • 9.3
  • 7.5

5. Which of these brings rain and floods to California?

  • Monsoon season
  • La Nina
  • El Nino
  • Typhoons


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