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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Disaster Management Chapter 3 Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Disaster Management Chapter 3 Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

 

Question 1.
Countries like India and Iran suffer greater losses due to earthquakes in comparison to USA or Japan due to which of the following reasons:
(a) high population
(b) low literacy
(c) no awareness
(d) Socio-economic vulnerabilities.

Answer

Answer: (d) Socio-economic vulnerabilities.


Question 2.
Which one of the following is not a component of Risk Management.
(a) risk identification
(b) risk reduction
(c) risk transfer
(d) risk mitigation

Answer

Answer: (d) risk mitigation


Question 3.
Public awareness is necessary to ensure which of the following
(a) public participation in community preparedness programs
(b) planning and analysis of structural measures
(c) locating the building in a safe place
(d) design and proper detailing of structural components.

Answer

Answer: (a) public participation in community preparedness programs


Question 4.
Between 1992 and 2001, how many people were killed on an average due to natural hazards.
(a) 62,000
(b) 60,000
(c) 61,000
(d) 63,000

Answer

Answer: (b) 60,000


Question 5.
Bhuj, in Gujarat was struck by an earthquake in which of the following years:
(a) 2000
(b) 2002
(c) 2001
(d) 2003

Answer

Answer: (c) 2001