Natural Disasters

This week's Trivia: Natural Disasters

Sometimes the Earth just up and gets mad at us pesky humans and decides to take out a few hundred of us at a time. You can do your part in being prepared for the next inevitable calamity that our planet is going to throw at us by taking this new set of trivia.
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Q1

Which of these would NOT be considered a natural disaster?

Q2

The eruption of which volcano destroyed neighboring Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79 CE (AD 79)?

Q3

The earthquake that caused the 2004 Indonesian Tsunami occurred in which ocean?

Q4

What natural event was the first major plot point in the classic film, The Wizard of Oz?

Q5

In terms of natural disasters, an "impact event" would involve a collision of the Earth with which of the following?

Q6

The southern California region has been plagued by wildfires over numerous occasions within the last decade, including San Diego, home of J!NX. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has helped to put down many of these fires. What is one of their abbreviations?

Q7

At which wind speed does a tropical storm get elevated to the status of hurricane?

Q8

Which of the following is a warning issued by the National Weather Service via road signs during flash floods?

Q9

The Pandemic H1N1/09 virus originated from what type of animal?

Q10

In which of the following years was the city of San Francisco devastated by a massive earthquake?