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Disaster Management MCQs (Part:- 2) With Answers

56. About 2/3rd of the cyclones that occur in the Indian coastline occur in the
A) Bay of Bengal
B) Coastal area of south India
C) Coastal area of west India
D) None of the above

57. International Tsunami information centre is in
A. Honolulu
B. Goa
C. Jakarta
D. Puducherry

58. Tuberculosis generally affects
A. Kidney
B. Stomach
C. Lungs
D. Skin

59. Hurricanes are common in
A. India
B. Bangladesh
D. Australia

60. The most calm part of the tropical cyclone is
A. Limb
B. Eye
C. Periphery
D. None of the above

61. In India Tsunami Warning centre is located at
A. Kolkata
B. Hyderabad
C. Ahmadabad
D. None of the above

62. The word Tsunami has been derived from
A. French word
B. Latin word
C. Japanese word
D. Greek word

63. An example of Civil war is
A. Kargil war
B. World war I
C. Syrian war
D. None of the above

64. The common factors of wildfire hazards are:
A. Lightening
B. Volcanic eruption
C. El-nino
D. All of the above

65. Wild fire in north America is known as
A. Bush fires
B. Brush fires
C. Forest fire
D. Noine of the above

66. Which is the most landslide prone area in India
A. Ganges valley region
B. South Indian plateau
C. Himalaya and north eastern hill
D. None of the above

67. The two atom bombs dropped in Hiroshima and Nagashaki in Japan by USA during
A. World war I
B. World war II
C. Gulf war I
D. Gulf war II

68. The twin tower of world trade centre in USA was destroyed by terror attack in the year
A. 2000
B. 2001
C. 2008
D. None of the above

69. In northern hemisphere, the wind of the tropical cyclone blows in
A. Anticlockwise direction
B. Clockwise direction
C. Straight
D. None of the above

70. Tropical cyclones rarely develop within 50 of the equator because coriolis effect is
A. weakest there
B. moderate there
C. Strongest there
D. None of the above

71. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) calls a storm ‘Super cyclone” when the wind blows
A. More than 120 km /hour
B. More than 100km/hour
C. More than 220km/ hour
D. None of the above

72. During volcanic eruption , the extreme risk zone is within a distance
A. Upto 100 mtrs
B. 100-300 mtrs
C. 300mtrs- 3 km
D. None of the above

73. What is Lahars ?
A. Magma
B. Lava
C. Volcanic mud flow
D. None of the above

74. Which is the only active volcano in India?
A. Volcano Popa
B. Volcano of Barren Island
C. Volcano Etna
D. None of the above

75. Which of the following is a non-precipitation food?
A. Coastal flood
B. Cloud burst flood
C. Flash flood

D. None of the above

76. The highest volcanic mountain in the world is
A. Mauna Lao
B. Cotopaxi
C. Vesuvius
D. None of the above

77. Percentage of drought prone area in the India is
A. 8%
B. 30%
C. 15%
D. None of the above

78. Name the earthquake vulnerable building/s identified by Govt of Tripura
A. MBB College
B. Ujjayanta palace
C. Neer mahal
D. All of he above

79. Ultimate consequences of war are
A. Decline in human population
B. Outbreak of diseases and epidemics
C. Rise in refugees
D. All of the above

80. The terrorist attack in Mumbai took place on
D. 2008

81. In disaster management, mitigation measures involves
A. Governmental action and administration
B. Community action and administration
C. Military action and administration
D. None of the above

82. The total flood prone area in India is
A. 30%
B. 20%
C. 12%
D. 10%

83. The total cyclone prone area in India is
A. 15%
B. 10%
C. 8%
D. 20%

84. Which body in the state of Tripura can declare emergency in case of state level disaster?

85. The mount Vesuvius is the example of a/an

A. Active volcano
B. Dormant volcano
C. Extinct volcano
D. None of the above

86. Which one of the following is a geological disaster?
A. Tsunami
B. Storm surge
C. Flood
D. Wild fire

87. The State Disaster Management Authority is headed by
A. Governor
B. Chief minister
C. Chief Secretary of the State
D. None of the above

88. What is/are the factor/s of river bank erosion in Tripura ?
A. Absence of deep rooted vegetables
B. Steep bank angle
C. Non-cohesive material in soil
D. All of the above

89. Which is the longest river in Tripura
A. Haora
B. Gumti
C. Muhuri
D. None of the above

90. The cycle of disaster consists of the following components
A. Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery
B. Preparedness, vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, recovery
C. Mitigation, Risk assessment, Response and Recovery
D. None of the above

91. DDMA is headed by
A. District magistrate
B. Chief secretary
D. None of the above

92. What is drought?
A. No rainfall for a long continuous period
B. Heavy rainfall for a long continuous period
C. Moderate rainfall for a long continuous period
D. None of the above

93. Sahel region of West Africa known for
A. Recurring drought
B. Food crisis
C. Famine
D. All of the above

94. One of the main reasons for farmers commit suicide in India is
A. Crop failure

B. Earthquake
C. Tsunami
D. All of the above

95. What do you mean by ‘ doldrums’ ?
A. Environmental condition found during El nino
B. Environmental condition found on equatorial calm over the sea
C. Both (A) and (B) are correct
D. None of the above

96. Which department of Govt of Tripura is responsible for issuing warning regarding drought /dry spells ?
A. Health Department
B. Agricultural Department
C. Home Department
D. None of the above

97. In Tripura, The State Executive Committee (SEC) is headed by
A. Chief Secretary of state
B. Chief Minister
C. Governor
D. None of the above

98. The smallest river of Tripura is
A. Fenny
B. Haora
C. Juri
D. None of the above

99. The longest hill range in Tripura is
A. Baramura range
B. Atharamura range
C. Jampui range
D. None of the above

100. The highest peak of Tripura is
A. Bethling sib
B. Jarimura
C. Feng pui
D. Sakhan