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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The risk that individuals, society or institutions are willing to take.
  2. Comprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope
  3. Any natural process that is a potential threat to human life and property.
  4. With respect to natural hazards refers to the number of people killed, injured, dislocated, made homeless or otherwise damaged by a hazardous event.
  5. 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.
  6. A funnel shaped cloud of violently rotating air that extends downwards from large thunder storms to contact the surface of the earth.

5 True/False questions

  1. hurricaneA 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. earthquakeGeneration of earthquake or seismic waves when rocks under stress fracture and break resulting in displacement along a fault.

          

  3. indirect effectsWith respect to natural hazards refers to the number of people killed, injured, dislocated, made homeless or otherwise damaged by a hazardous event.

          

  4. 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.

          

  5. 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.