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. Which of these are low-lying coastal nations at risk of flooding and coastal erosion?

  • Burkina Faso and Mali
  • DRC and South Africa
  • Togo and Benin
  • Chad and Uganda
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2. What is the "benioff zone"?

  • The new land created at divergent plate boundaries where plates move apart, like the Rift Valley
  • The area of the Pacific Ocean where El Nino cycles develop
  • A zone where many deep earthquakes occur, situated beneath a destructive plate boundary
  • The region just below the lithosphere where convection currents are generated

3. Which of these is not a benefit of warming in the Arctic?

  • Tourim and cruises can reach Greenland
  • Longer growing periods
  • Coastal erosion is reduced as permafrost receeds
  • The North-West Passage opened for longer

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

  • Monsoon season
  • El Nino
  • Typhoons
  • La Nina

5. How many islands make up the Philippines archipelago?

  • 7000
  • 750
  • 8
  • 80,500


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