Quiz: Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

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Test your knowledge about the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Stay informed about the latest developments and learn more about the impact of natural disasters on communities.

  • Question of

    What was the magnitude of the earthquake that struck Japan?

    • 6.3
    • 7.6
    • 8.2
    • 9.0

    Correct Wrong

    The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.6.

  • Question of

    How many people are confirmed to have been killed according to the Kyodo news agency?

    • Two
    • Four
    • Six
    • Eight

    Correct Wrong

    Four people are confirmed to have been killed.

  • Question of

    What was the local time when the earthquake struck?

    • 16:10
    • 07:10
    • 12:00
    • 20:30

    Correct Wrong

    The earthquake struck at around 16:10 local time.

  • Question of

    How many tremors were recorded following the initial quake?

    • 30
    • 45
    • 60
    • 75

    Correct Wrong

    About 60 tremors have been recorded following the initial quake.

  • Question of

    Which prefecture experienced major damage to infrastructure, including collapsed houses and power poles?

    • Ishikawa
    • Toyama
    • Niigata
    • Suzu City

    Correct Wrong

    Suzu City in Ishikawa prefecture experienced major damage to infrastructure.

  • Question of

    What was the initial tsunami warning issued for the coastal Noto area in Ishikawa?

    • 2m (6ft)
    • 3m (10ft)
    • 5m (16ft)
    • 8m (26ft)

    Correct Wrong

    The initial tsunami warning stated that waves could reach heights of 5m (16ft).

  • Question of

    Which countries expressed support and offered assistance to Japan?

    • China and India
    • Russia and Germany
    • United States and United Kingdom
    • Australia and South Korea

    Correct Wrong

    The United States and the United Kingdom expressed support and offered assistance to Japan.

  • Question of

    How did a snowboarder in Japan`s Hakuba Alps describe the earthquake?

    • Mild shaking
    • Violent shaking
    • Continuous vibrations
    • No noticeable movement

    Correct Wrong

    The snowboarder described the earthquake as `violent shaking.`

  • Question of

    What did a Briton in Japan, Andy Clark, experience during the earthquake?

    • Landslide
    • Avalanche
    • Tornado
    • Earthquake

    Correct Wrong

    Andy Clark experienced the earthquake in the affected coastal city of Toyama.

  • Question of

    How did the earthquake impact major highways near its epicentre?

    • No impact
    • Closed
    • Expanded
    • Improved

    Correct Wrong

    Major highways were closed near the earthquake`s epicentre.

  • Question of

    What was the response of the United States to the earthquake in Japan?

    • No response
    • Expressed condolences
    • Offered assistance
    • Issued warnings

    Correct Wrong

    US President Joe Biden said the United States was prepared to offer assistance.

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