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Question number: 1

» Natural Hazards » Cyclones

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

The cyclone “Hudhud” hit the coast of which State? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Andhra Pradesh

b.

Kerala

c.

Karnataka

d.

Gujarat

Question number: 2

» Natural Hazards » Classification of Hazards

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

National Disaster Management Authority functions under the Union Ministry of: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Home Affairs

b.

Environment

c.

Water Resources

d.

Defense

Question number: 3

» Natural Hazards » Vulcanicity

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Lahar is a natural disaster involving:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

strong water waves

b.

eruption of large amount of material (June)

c.

strong winds

d.

strong winds and water waves

Question number: 4

» Natural Hazards » Classification of Hazards

Appeared in Year: 2014

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Volcano

(i)

A vent through which molted substance comes out

(B)

Flood

(ii)

Tremors produced by passage of vibratory waves through rocks of earth

(C)

Earthquake

(iii)

Excess rainfall and uneven distribution of water

(D)

Drought

(iv)

Lack of rainfall of sufficient duration

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)
a.
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
b.
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
c.
  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (i)
d.
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

Question number: 5

» Natural Hazards » Earthquakes

Appeared in Year: 2015

MCQ▾

Question

Two earthquakes A and B happen to be of magnitude 5 and 6 respectively on Richter Scale. The ratio of the energies released E B/E A will be approximately:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.
approx. 16
b.
approx. 8
c.
approx. 64
d.
approx. 32

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