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How Much Do You Know About Famous Disasters?

Disasters have tested and challenged nations for decades. Do you think you know all there is to know about famous disasters? Take this quiz and find out!

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How strong was the earthquake that caused devastation in Haiti in 2010?
7.0 magnitude
6.6 magnutide
5.5 magnitude

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How much money did Hurricane Katrina cost the United States?
$15 billion
$81 billion
$23 billion

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Where did the deadliest earthquake in history take place?
Syria
China
Russia

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What year did the great San Francisco fires occur?
1905
1906
1907

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What city did Mount Vesuvius destroy in 79 AD?
Pompeii
Naples
Rome

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How many people did the flu epidemic of 1918 tragically kill?
50,000,000
100,000,000
1,000,000

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What magnitude was the earthquake that caused the tsunami in Japan in 2011?
9.0
7.0
8.0

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What year did the volcano Krakatoa claim most of the town of Krakatoa in Indonesia?
1900
1883
1890

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In what country did the Bubonic plague begin?
China
Russia
France

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Where did the deadliest tornado ever occur?
Bangladesh
The United States
Syria

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What is the most widespread type of natural disaster in the world?
Wildfires
Flooding
Earthquakes

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True or false: In 2011, natural disasters costed over $371 billion on a global scale.
True
False

C+, Disaster Decent

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You are disaster decent. Despite missing a few questions, it appears as if you are very culturally aware and knowledgable on world disasters. Keep up the good work!

B+, Disaster Smart

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You are disaster smart. Maybe you live by the old adage of history will repeat itself, so you're trying to be as aware of disasters as possible. Or perhaps, you're just as knowledgable as we think you are. Either way, you demonstrated a vast knowledge on world disasters.

A+, Disaster Discerning

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You are disaster discerning. You understand that disasters will inevitably happen. While there is nothing you can do to stop nature's wrath, awareness of the past can't hurt. You are well versed on the world's worst disasters. Well done!
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1
How strong was the earthquake that caused devastation in Haiti in 2010?
7.0 magnitude
6.6 magnutide
5.5 magnitude
2
How much money did Hurricane Katrina cost the United States?
$15 billion
$81 billion
$23 billion
3
Where did the deadliest earthquake in history take place?
Syria
China
Russia
4
What year did the great San Francisco fires occur?
1905
1906
1907
5
What city did Mount Vesuvius destroy in 79 AD?
Pompeii
Naples
Rome
6
How many people did the flu epidemic of 1918 tragically kill?
50,000,000
100,000,000
1,000,000
7
What magnitude was the earthquake that caused the tsunami in Japan in 2011?
9.0
7.0
8.0
8
What year did the volcano Krakatoa claim most of the town of Krakatoa in Indonesia?
1900
1883
1890
9
In what country did the Bubonic plague begin?
China
Russia
France
10
Where did the deadliest tornado ever occur?
Bangladesh
The United States
Syria
11
What is the most widespread type of natural disaster in the world?
Wildfires
Flooding
Earthquakes
12
True or false: In 2011, natural disasters costed over $371 billion on a global scale.
True
False

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