Human Activities That Increase the Risk of Natural Disasters


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Which of the following is a direct consequence of failure to rotate crops?

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1. Which of the following is a direct consequence of increased agriculture?

2. Which of the following explains how burning fossil fuels contributes to wildfires?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to make sure you know how human activities affect natural disaster occurrence. You will need to identify major consequences of human activity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you'll assess your understanding of:

  • The risks of urbanization in floodplains
  • The consequences of increased agricultural activity
  • Different ways using fossil fuels contributes to wildfires

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of natural disaster that correlates with increased global warming
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as risks of urbanization in floodplains
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the consequences of increased agriculture and failure to rotate crops

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these types of disasters by reviewing the lesson titled Human Activities That Increase the Risk of Natural Disasters. This lesson will explain:

  • Countries that have recently experienced natural disasters
  • Deforestation
  • Major effects of climate change