What are Natural Disasters? - Definition & Types Video


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Which of the following is NOT a natural disaster?

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1. Which of the following is a giant, circular, swirling storm?

2. A certain island was evacuated because waves of 80 feet were coming towards the island. Which natural disaster prompted this evacuation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are natural disasters? You can gauge your knowledge of the different types and their effects by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to quickly see how much you know about:

  • A giant circular swirling storm
  • An explosion of the earth
  • A type of natural disaster where 80-foot waves are coming to an island
  • A storm with large chunks of failing ice

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on natural disasters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a natural disaster that is a giant circular swirling storm
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of natural disasters

Additional Learning

Learn more about these events by using the lesson titled What are Natural Disasters? - Definition & Types. These objectives can be completed thanks to this lesson:

  • Define natural disaster
  • Determine what an avalanche is
  • Examine the effects of different natural disasters