World at risk - Compulsory case studies - California and the Philippines.

A quiz on the compulsory case studies for the worls at risk topic in AS geography.

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  • Created by: Gemma
  • Created on: 15-04-10 16:26

1. What type of plate boundary is the San Andreas Fault?

  • Destructive
  • Transform
  • Constructive
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2. The San Fransisco Earthquake occured in 1907.

  • False
  • True

3. What is the most common type of natural hazard that California gets?

  • Both
  • Geophysical
  • Hydrometeorological

4. Where is the Philippines located?

  • South Asia
  • North America
  • South-East Asia
  • Eastern Europe

5. Which tectonic plate does California lie on?

  • Both
  • Pacific
  • North American




Tsunami's are a secondary Geophysical hazard... Not hydrometeorlogical!

Jade Walker


A hotspot can be a place with a volcano - intraplate volcanoes caused by magma from the mantle pushing through the crust are called volcanic hotspots (eg hawaii). You need to refine that last question to specify that you're talking about hazard hotspots, not volcanic.



the San Andreas fault is a conservative plate :P

Bethany Cunningham


I agree with Jack; it was impossible to guess that.

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