Do you know your natural disasters?

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#1  Location  50 seconds  5% correct rate  

Which European city was devastated by an earthquake, fire, and tsunami in 1755?

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What was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded?

Valdivia Earthquake

Great Alaska Earthquake

Sumatra Earthquake

Tōhoku Earthquake

The 1960 Valdivia Earthquake measured 9.5 on the Richter scale.

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Which volcano erupted near Pompeii in AD 79?

Mount Vesuvius

Krakatoa

Mauna Loa

Cotopaxi

#4  Buttons  20 seconds  41% correct rate

What is the temperature of the lava coming out of Hawaii's continuously erupting Kīlauea volcano?

2,140°F or 1,170°C

3,040°F or 1,670°C

1,280°F or 690°C

980°F or 530°C

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What was the approximate cost of damage caused by Hurricane Harvey in 2017?

$125 billion

$125 million

$1.25 billion

$12.5 billion

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Which country was most affected by Cyclone Nargis?

Myanmar

Bangladesh

Philippines

Indonesia

More than 138,000 people in Myanmar were killed by Cyclone Nargis.

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Where would you find 99-mile-wide (160 km) evidence of the largest asteroid to hit Earth?

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Which country experienced flooding in 1931 that killed millions?

China

India

Brazil

Mexico

The death toll from the 1931 China floods includes drowning and deaths due to lack of food after the floods.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds  26% correct rate  

Which scale is used to measure tornadoes?

Enhanced Fujita Scale

Moment Magnitude Scale

Modified Mercalli

Saffir-Simpson Scale

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Which 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland caused massive flight cancelations?

Eyjafjallajökull

Fagradalsfjall

Snæfellsjökull

Grímsvötn

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