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MCQs on Disaster Management - 18

1. The word disaster comes from 

a) Greek word 
b) Latin word 
c) French word 
d) German

Answer: (a)

2. The word has been derived from Arabic word “Mausam” which means season. The word is 

a) Bearish 
b) Monsoon 
c) El Nino 
d)Typhoon

Answer: (b)

3. The word Hazards originated from- 

a) Latin word 
b) Greek word 
c) French word 
d) Indian word

Answer: (c)

4. The word Tsunami has been derived from

a) French word 
b) Latin word 
c) Japanese word 
d) Greek word

Answer: (c)

5. There has been little rain for months 

a) drought 
b) cyclone 
c) earthquake 
d) landslide

Answer: (a)

6. To prevent landslide, improving the cultivation in the sloppy region, the roots of which Provide effect.

a) Erosion 
b) coherent 
c) cohesion 
d) flood.

Answer: (c)

7. Tremors that have occurred in Earths crust are known as 

a) Earthquakes 
b) Volcanic eruptions 
c) Bed eruptions 
d) Volcano-Earth Quake

Answer: (a)

8. Tuberculosis generally affects 

a) Kidney 
b) Stomach 
c) Lungs 
d) Skin

Answer: (c)

9. Typhoid causing bacteria - 

a) Shigella 
b) Salmonella 
c) HIV 
d) HCV

Answer: (b)

10. What are the reason for causes of drought 

a) Floods 
b) tsunami 
c) landslide 
d) excessive use of ground and surface water

Answer: (a)

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MCQs on Disaster Management - 17

1. Earthquakes occur when there is a sudden release of stored up energy in Earths 

a) inner core 
b) B. outer core 
c) C. upper mantle 
d)D. lower crust

Answer: (c)

2. Earthquakes that occur along faults are created when ___________ 

a) a) Melted rock is erupted along the fault zone 
b) b) Stress builds up until rocks break 
c) c) The earth shifts and moves along fracture 
d)d) Answers b and c

Answer: (d)

3. Flash floods are often caused 

a) by thunderstorms 
b) dikes and dams that are too high 
c) by rainfall over many days 
d) by river beds that are too high

Answer: (a)

4. Higher level of floods and droughts are led by 

a) sand storms 
b) lower precipitation 
c) higher precipitation 
d) none of the above

Answer: (d)

5. How many feet of fast-moving flood water can sweep a vehicle away? 

a) a. 3 feet 
b) b. 2 feet 
c) c. 4 feet 
d)d. 5 feet

Answer: (b)

6. How many inches of fast-moving flood water can knock you off your feet? 

a) a. 6 inches 
b) b. 8 inches 
c) c. 10 inches 
d)d. 12 inches

Answer: (a)

7. In Australia, the most expensive natural disaster is: 

a) (a) drought 
b) (b) floods 
c) (c) bushfires 
d)(d) cyclones.

Answer: (b)

8. In Australia, the average annual cost of floods is around: 

a) (a) $3.8 million 
b) (b) $38 million 
c) (c) $380 million 
d)(d) $3.8 billion.

Answer: (c)

9. In northern hemisphere, the wind of the tropical cyclone blows in 

a) A. Anticlockwise direction 
b) B. Clockwise direction 
c) C. Straight 
d)D. None of the above

Answer: (a)

10. If the seafloor is suddenly displaced upward, then what happens to the sea surface? 

a) a. It will subside 
b) b. It will remain unchanged 
c) c. It will momentarily rise 
d)d. Nothing will happen

Answer: (c)
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MCQs on Disaster Management - 16

1. From the following, which one is the natural hazard?

a) Earthquake 

b) Cyclone 

c) Landslide 

d) All the above

Answer: (d)

2. From where earth quake waves are generated? 

a) Focus 

b) Epicenter 

c) Solid inner Core 

d)None of these

Answer: (a)

3. Geologists consider the Earth to be 4.6 billion years old. If you counted to 4.6 billion by counting one number every second how long would it take? 

a) 32 years 

b) 146 years 

c) 14,600 years 

d)1000 years

Answer: (b)

4. Hazards and Disasters are mainly classified as 

a) Physical and chemical 

b) Natural and Human induced 

c) Physical and Human 

d)Social and cultural

Answer: (b)

5. High vulnerability and high hazard are associated with 

a) Low disaster risk 

b) medium disaster risk 

c) high disaster risk 

d) None of the above

Answer: (c)

6. Hurricanes are common in 

a) India 

b) Bangladesh 

c) USA 

d) Australia

Answer: (c)

7. When forests are cut or burned down

a) water can flow away very quickly and cause mudslides 

b) nutrients are washed deep into the soil 

c) water stands in fields and cannot flow away 

d) rainfall can get into the ground more quickly

Answer: (a)

8. If a dam is removed, then upstream from the former dam the river responds by

a) downcutting (lowering its bed) 

b) raising its bed 

c) avulsion 

d) becoming a braided stream

Answer: (a)

9. If the deficiency of a particular year’s rainfall exceeds 25% of normal it is termed as 

a) Onset Of Drought 

b) Moderate Drought 

c) Severe Drought 

d) none of the above.

Answer: (a)

10. If the deficiency of a particular year’s rainfall more than 50 % of normal it is termed as 

a) Onset Of Drought 

b) Moderate Drought 

c) Severe Drought 

d) none of the above.

Answer: (c)

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MCQs on Disaster Management - 15

1. Which one among these is not an essential condition for emergence of Tropical Cyclone? 

a) Peninsular landmass 
b) Strong coriolis force that can prevent filling of low pressure at the centre.
c) Large and continuous supply of warm and moist air that can release enormous latent heat. d)Absence of strong vertical wind wedge, which disturbs the vertical transport of latent heat.

Answer: (a)

2. Below average rainfall for a prolonged period of time is called 

a) Famine 
b) Drought 
c) Flood 
d) None of these

Answer: (b)

3. The epicenter of the earthquake of the magnitude of 5.7 which occurred on the 3 of Jan, 2017 in Tripura was located at: (Answer : A)

a) Dhalai District 
b) West District 
c) North District 
d) Gomati District

Answer: (a)

4. ------ drought leads to reduction of natural stream flows and ground water levels. 

a) Meteorological drought 
b) Hydrological drought 
c) Agricultural drought 
d) Socioeconomic drought

Answer: (b)

5. ------ drought makes the soil’s moisture level insufficient to maintain the average crop 

a) Meteorological drought 
b) Agricultural drought 
c) Hydrological drought 
d) Socioeconomic drought

Answer: (b)

6. Just prior to a tsunami coming ashore, sea level appears to fall quickly. This phenomenon is called

a) Sea level drop 
b) Draw fall 
c)  Drawdown 
d) Dip in sea level

Answer: (c)

7. A cyclone is called a____________in Philippines and Japan. 

a) Hurricane 
b) Typhoon 
c)  Tornado 
d) Thunderstorm

Answer: (b)

8. A cyclone is called a________in the American Continent. 

a) Hurricane 
b) Typhoon 
c) Tornado 
d) Thunderstorm

Answer: (a)

9. A flash flood is a flood that 

a) is caused by heavy rain rather than from the flooding of a river 
b) occurs in urban areas 
c) occurs suddenly and unexpectedly and for a short duration 
d) is caused by the blocking of drains.

Answer: (c)

10. A flood can be caused by: 

a) Rising rivers 
b) High tides 
c) Heavy rain in a small area 
d)All of the above

Answer: (d)
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MCQs on Disaster Management - 14

1. Which of the following volcanoes is known for its most destructive volcanic eruption in recorded history 

a) Mount Kilimanjaro 
b) Mauna Loa 
c) Krakatoa 
d) Mount St Helens

Answer: (c)

2. Which of the following waves is the slowest-

a) P waves 
b) S waves 
c) Surface waves 
d) Tsunami

Answer: (d)

3. Which of these is NOT a contributing factor to landslides? 

a) Water 
b) unstable subsurface 
c) a trigger 
d) gravity

Answer: (a)

4. Which of these problems can be caused by floods? 

a) Landslips 
b) Sewage contamination 
c) Destroyed crops 
d)All of the above

Answer: (d)

5. Which one is a major environmental and safety hazard for the people in hilly areas in Tripura which can be considered as “cancer of hill slopes” 

a) Flood 
b) Landslide 
c) Earthquake 
d) Desertification

Answer: (b)

6. Which one of the following does not cause Earthquake? 

a) Colliding plates  
b) Coral reefs 
c) Sliding plates 
d) Dividing plates

Answer: (c)

7. Which one of the following is a geological disaster? 

a) Tsunami 
b) Storm surge 
c) Flood 
d) Wild fire

Answer: (a)

8. Which one of the following statement is INCORRECT? 

a) When air gets heated, it expands. 
b) When air gets cooled, it contracts. 
c) The warm air is heavier than cold air . 
d) Air moves from high pressure region to low pressure region.

Answer: (c)

9. Which two natural hazards have caused the most damage both in terms of loss of life and monetary losses over the past 50 years on a global scale? 

a) Hurricanes and volcanoes 
b) hurricanes and floods 
c) hurricanes and tornadoes 
d)Hurricanes and earthquakes

Answer: (d)

10. Which virus is responsible for AIDS- 

a) HIC 
b) HIV 
c) HIL 
d) HKL

Answer: (b)

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MCQs on Disaster Management - 13

1. Disaster is an event arising out of 

a) Result of hazard event 
b) Causes of hazard event 
c) Causes of disaster event 
d) All of the above

Answer: (a)

2. Disasters can be categorized into various types on the basis of?

a) Its speed 
b) Its previous history 
c) Loss of property they result 
d) Loss of human life they result

Answer: (d)

3. Downhill movement of earth is mainly caused by 

a) Monsoon failure 
b) rain 
c) drought 
d) pollution.

Answer: (b)

4. Drought is often identified by sunny days and hot weather. 

a) Meteorological drought 
b) Hydrological drought 
c) Agricultural drought 
d) Socioeconomic drought

Answer: (b)

5. Drought unequal distribution of food increased population and flooding are causes of 

a) Typhoid 
b) dengue fever 
c) malaria 
d) famine

Answer: (d)

6. Equator is a region of ------- pressure while poles are regions of ------- pressure 

a) High, low 
b) Low, high 
c) Low, low 
d) High, high

Answer: (b)

7. Etna volcano are located in-

a) Japan 
b) Italy 
c) India 
d) Iran

Answer: (b)

8. Example of anthropogenic hazards are: 

a) Chemical explosion 
b) Earthquake 
c) Flood 
d) Wild fire

Answer: (a)

9. Example of Civil War is: 

a) Syrian War 
b) World War I&II 
c) Kargil War 
d) Vietnam-US War.

Answer: (a)

10. Flood can not occur due to 

a) Cyclone 
b) Tsunami 
c) Heavy rain 
d) Biological disaster

Answer: (d)

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MCQs on Multimedia - 6

1. Dealing with Colour
a. Balancing Pixels 
b. Scaling Files
c. Masking 
d. Contrast

Answer: (d)

2. Pixels
a. Digital image 
b. Analogue
c. Vector 
d. None of the above

Answer: (a)

3. Image Enhancing Software
a) Photoshop
b) Page maker
c) MS Excel
d) Power Point

Answer: (a)

4. …………………Is not an image Format
a) Bitmap
b) GIF
c) PIXEL
d) JPEG

Answer: (c)

5. Which colour mode is used for digital Image
a) CMYK
b) HSB
c) PANTONE
d) RGB

Answer: (d)

6. Creating a storyboard of a video programme is usually at
a) production stage
b) after the shoot
c) pre production stage
d) Scripting stage

Answer: (c)

7. ……………..is the measure of the degree of sharpness of an image
a) Resolution
b) Pixel
c) accuracy
d) Depth

Answer: (a)

8. …………….is a process of converting analog audio into digital audio
a) sampling
b) recording
c) stretching
d) digitizing

Answer: (d)

9. Generation loss is the most minimal in
a) nonlinear editing
b) transferring
c)linear editing
d)assemble editing

Answer: (a)

10. ……. refers to the varying levels of brightness and darkness within a particular
scene.
a)Contrast
b) exposure
c)balance
d)none of the above

Answer: (a)
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