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 was not a cause of the La Conchita Landslide, 2005?

  • Overdevelopment on fragile coasts
  • A major earthquake
  • Heavy rainfall
  • Over irrigation of ranches on the slope and insufficient drainage
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2. Which of these isn't a low - lying island system?

  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Tuvalu
  • Maldives

3. How many islands make up the Philippines archipelago?

  • 80,500
  • 7000
  • 8
  • 750

4. How many people died in the 1953 Storm Surge on the South East coast?

  • 300
  • 150
  • 200
  • 1,000

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

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

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