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Natural Hazards Earths Processes as Hazards Disasters 3rd Edition Canadian Edition – Test Bank

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Natural Hazards Earths Processes as Hazards Disasters 3rd Edition Canadian Edition – Test Bank

Natural Hazards, 3e (Keller)

Chapter 4   Tsunamis

1) The Indonesian Tsunami caused a catastrophe around the Indian Ocean because ________

A) The earthquake that produced it was very big.

B) The earthquake that produced it was associated with a Subduction Zone.

C) There was no warning system to alert people to evacuate.

D) Buildings were not built to withstand a tsunami.

E) Tsunamis had never been recorded in that area.

Answer:  C

Section:  4.1

Bloom’s Taxonomy:  Comprehension

2) What is a Tsunami?

A) A wave in the ocean usually caused by earthquakes

B) A wave in the ocean usually caused by tides

C) A wave in the ocean usually caused by hurricanes

D) A wave in the ocean seen only in Japan

E) A wave in the ocean seen only in the summer months

Answer:  A

Section:  4.1

Bloom’s Taxonomy:  Knowledge

3) Why don’t earthquakes on Transform Faults trigger tsunamis?

A) The earthquakes aren’t strong enough

B) The earthquakes aren’t in the ocean

C) The earthquakes don’t vertically displace the water in the ocean

D) The earthquakes don’t move fast enough

E) The earthquakes don’t horizontally displace the water in the ocean

Answer:  C

Section:  4.1

Bloom’s Taxonomy:  Application

4) Which of the following cannot produce Tsunamis?

A) Submarine Landslides

B) Volcano Collapse

C) Subduction Zone Earthquakes

D) Transform Fault Earthquakes

E) Asteroids

Answer:  D

Section:  4.1

Bloom’s Taxonomy:  Knowledge

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