6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- A tropical storm with circulation winds in excess of 120km (74 mi) per hour that moves across warm ocean waters of the tropics.
- The product of the probability of an event occuring and the consequences should that event occur.
- A hazardous event that occurs over a limited span of time in a defined geographic area. Lose of human life and property damage is significant.
- Comprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope
- A funnel shaped cloud of violently rotating air that extends downwards from large thunder storms to contact the surface of the earth.
- Extrusion at the surface of earth of molten rock (magma). Maybe be explosive and violent or less enegetic lava flows.
5 True/False Questions
acceptable risk → The product of the probability of an event occuring and the consequences should that event occur.
earthquake → Generation of earthquake or seismic waves when rocks under stress fracture and break resulting in displacement along a fault.
indirect effects → With respect to natural hazards refers to the number of people killed, injured, dislocated, made homeless or otherwise damaged by a hazardous event.
wildfire → Comprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope
catastrophe → A situation of event that causes sufficient damage to people, property or society from which recovery is a long and involved process. Also is defined as a serious disaster.