NTA-NET (Based on NTA-UGC) Population Studies (Paper-II): Questions 962 - 965 of 2302

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Table: Summary of emergency events database by selected regions.

Table Shows Summary of Emergency Events Database
RegionSub-RegionsNumber of

Disasters

Persons affected (% killed or homeless) due to droughtsPersons affected (% killed or homeless) due to windstorm
AmericasCaribbean283286,636 (12 %)104,241 (5 %)
North America61230,000 (1,500, 047 (2 %)
Central America35658,933 (2 %)103,808 (2 %)
South America5991,905, 980 (7 %)15,545 (
AfricaEast4011,765, 088 (14 %)118,167 (3 %)
Middle88374,726 (9 %)9648 (3 %)
North1451,700, 243 (7 %)24,402 (
South145295,531 (15 %)48314 (4 %)
West200967,841 (22 %)4822 (

Source: A social dimensions of climate change SDCC working paper, World Bank, 2017.

Question 962 (1 of 4 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2018

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following sub-regions of Africa has highest wind storms? (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Middle Africa

b.

South Africa

c.

West Africa

d.

East Africa

Question 963 (2 of 4 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2018

Question

MCQ▾

Choose following sub-regions in descending (high to low) order by number of disaster. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Middle Africa, South America, North America, West Africa

b.

North America, South America, Central America, East Africa

c.

West Africa, Middle Africa, North America, South America

d.

South America, North America, West Africa, Middle Africa

Question 964 (3 of 4 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2018

Question

MCQ▾

Choose the following sub-regions in ascending order (low to high) of disaster. (July)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Middle Africa, West Africa, Central America, South America

b.

Middle Africa, Central America, West Africa, South America

c.

Central America, Middle Africa, South America, West Africa

d.

South America, Central America, West Africa, Middle Africa

Question 965 (4 of 4 Based on Passage)

Appeared in Year: 2018

Question

MCQ▾

Which sub-region of America has highest affected percentage by drought and wind storms as given below?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

South America

b.

Caribbean

c.

North America

d.

Central America

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