6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- With respect to natural hazards refers to the number of people killed, injured, dislocated, made homeless or otherwise damaged by a hazardous event.
- Extrusion at the surface of earth of molten rock (magma). Maybe be explosive and violent or less enegetic lava flows.
- Generation of earthquake or seismic waves when rocks under stress fracture and break resulting in displacement along a fault.
- 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.
- The risk that individuals, society or institutions are willing to take.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
landslide → Comprehensive term for earth materials moving down a slope
risk → The product of the probability of an event occuring and the consequences should that event occur.
natural hazard → Any natural process that is a potential threat to human life and property.
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.
flood → The product of the probability of an event occuring and the consequences should that event occur.