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 time of year was the Guinsaugon landslide?

  • June (Monsoon season)
  • December (winter)
  • February (dry season)
  • August (Typhoon season)
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2. How much longer is Hudson Bay unfrozen each year, due to warming?

  • 3 weeks
  • 5 weeks
  • 2 months
  • 8 days

3. Which of these disasters was the most costly, in absolute economic costs?

  • Hurricane Katrina
  • Mount Pinatubo erruption
  • Haiti Earthquake
  • Typhoon Haiyann

4. What has contributed to death of phytoplankton in the Arctic?

  • Hunting by invasive species
  • Increased UV radiation
  • More CO2 dissolved in water
  • More salty waters

5. How many islands make up the Philippines archipelago?

  • 7000
  • 80,500
  • 750
  • 8


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