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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Self-sustaining rapid oxidation that releases light, heat, carbon dioxide and other gases as it moves across the landscape. Also known as a fire in the natural environment that maybe initiated by natural processes such as lighting strike or deliberately set by humans.
  2. Effects from a natural hazard or disaster that includes donations of money and goods as well as providing shelter for people and paying taxes that will help finance recovery and relief of emotional distress caused by natural hazardous events.
  3. 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.
  4. The risk that individuals, society or institutions are willing to take.
  5. Any natural process that is a potential threat to human life and property.
  6. Comprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope

5 True/False questions

  1. heat waveA period of days of weeks of unusually hot weather. A natural recurring weather phenomenon related to heating of the atmosphere and moving of air masses.

          

  2. riskInundation of an area by water. Our often produced by processes including intense rain storms, melting of snow, storms surge from a hurricane, tsunami, or failure of a flood protection structure such as a dam.

          

  3. floodInundation of an area by water. Our often produced by processes including intense rain storms, melting of snow, storms surge from a hurricane, tsunami, or failure of a flood protection structure such as a dam.

          

  4. earthquakeA period of days of weeks of unusually hot weather. A natural recurring weather phenomenon related to heating of the atmosphere and moving of air masses.

          

  5. droughtA period of months of more commonly years of unusually dry weather.

          

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