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How Much Do You Know About The Chernobyl Disaster?

The disaster at Chernobyl will go down in history as one of the most world altering moments of all time. Think you know this disaster better than most? Answer these 12 quiz questions and put your knowledge of Chernobyl to the test!
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In addition to being a power plant, Chernobyl was also a...
Town
Cathedral
Lake

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The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was in which republic of the former USSR?
Latvia
Georgia
Ukraine

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What year did the catastrophic accident take place?
1970
1984
1986

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In general, nuclear power plants generate electricity through which process?
Fission
Fusion
Decay

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What was happening at the time of the reactor meltdown?
A thunderstorm
A nuclear missile test
A safety test

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What caused the meltdown itself?
Flaws in the reactor design
A power surge
Deviation from protocol
All of the above

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What is/was the name of the nearest town to the Chernobyl plant?
Odessa
Pripyat
Petersburg

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What kind of personnel responded first to the reactor meltdown?
Police officers
Firefighters
National guard

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What is the common name for the radioactive material that descends from the sky after such an accident?
Acid snow
Fallout
Radioactive curtain

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How many people had to be evacuated from Pripyat?
Around 100,000
Around 50,000
No one was evacuated

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How many people have died as a result of the accident?
Around 50
Somewhere around 1,000
No one really knows

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What was the number of the reactor that melted down?
1
3
4

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The Chernobyl disaster will go down in history as one of the worst disasters of all time. From the fallout to the hidden agenda of the government, few things will ever compare to this meltdown. Despite this, you still have a lot to learn about Chernobyl and all of the events that followed!!

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You're someone who understands the impact that Chernobyl had on the USSR and the world at large. From the disaster itself to the impact of what came after, you know the Chernobyl disaster far better than most.

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Unlike most people, you truly understand Chernobyl and the impact it caused for generations to come. From the night of the event to the many years of hardship that came as a result, you know this disaster far better than most. Consider yourself well informed and historically astute!
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1
In addition to being a power plant, Chernobyl was also a...
Town
Cathedral
Lake
2
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was in which republic of the former USSR?
Latvia
Georgia
Ukraine
3
What year did the catastrophic accident take place?
1970
1984
1986
4
In general, nuclear power plants generate electricity through which process?
Fission
Fusion
Decay
5
What was happening at the time of the reactor meltdown?
A thunderstorm
A nuclear missile test
A safety test
6
What caused the meltdown itself?
Flaws in the reactor design
A power surge
Deviation from protocol
All of the above
7
What is/was the name of the nearest town to the Chernobyl plant?
Odessa
Pripyat
Petersburg
8
What kind of personnel responded first to the reactor meltdown?
Police officers
Firefighters
National guard
9
What is the common name for the radioactive material that descends from the sky after such an accident?
Acid snow
Fallout
Radioactive curtain
10
How many people had to be evacuated from Pripyat?
Around 100,000
Around 50,000
No one was evacuated
11
How many people have died as a result of the accident?
Around 50
Somewhere around 1,000
No one really knows
12
What was the number of the reactor that melted down?
1
3
4

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