Most of the destructive cyclones that affect the Indian subcontinent occur between____.

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In India, destructive cyclones occur during the retreating monsoon between October and November only along the coast of the Bay of Bengal.

Which of these may not cause a tsunami?

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Glacial melting does not cause a tsunami, because glaciers form on mountain tops. Occasionally asteroids crash into water from space and cause a tsunami.

The opening at the top of a volcano is called the ____.

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The opening at the top of a volcano is called the crater.

It is important to stay away from ____ during a flood.

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It is important to stay away from electrical equipment during a flood.

If we are inside a moving vehicle during an earthquake, we should ____.

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If we are inside a moving vehicle during an earthquake, we should stop the vehicle away from trees and electric poles, and remain seated inside.

____ is not a type of flood.

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Dormant is not a type of flood. The others are the different types of floods.

During a tremor, ____ is the first step.

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During a tremor, moving out into an open place is the first step.

An oil slick is detrimental to ____.

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An oil slick is detrimental to marine life.

____ leads to a decrease in soil fertility.

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Improper use of pesticides leads to a decrease in soil fertility.

The cities of ____ were affected by the earthquake in Gujarat in 2001.

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The cities of Anjar, Ahmedabad and Bhuj were affected by the earthquake in Gujarat in 2001.

Floods benefit mankind by ____.

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Floods benefit mankind by making the soil more fertile.

Coastal forests of ____ are threatened by the rapid rate of industrialization.

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Coastal forests of mangroves are threatened by the rapid rate of industrialization.

The ____ is not to be used during a tremor.

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The elevator or lift is not to be used during a tremor.

____ is also a consequence of flooding.

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Soil erosion is also a consequence of flooding. As a result, sediment is deposited elsewhere along the coast.

One of the secondary effects of a flood is ____.

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One of the secondary effects of a flood is scarcity of clean drinking water.

____ is detrimental to marine life as the surface of the ocean is covered by oil.

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An oil slick is detrimental to marine life as the surface of the ocean is covered by oil.

When an earth quake occurs we should go towards an ____ .

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When an earth quake occurs we should go towards an open place.

A cyclone is a whirl in the atmosphere with very strong winds circulating around it:

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According to Ferrell’s Law, air moving horizontally in the Northern Hemisphere is pushed to the right, and in the Southern Hemisphere it is pushed to the left of its line of motion.

Wildlife has decreased in number because of man's urge to ____.

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Wildlife has decreased in number because of man's urge to kill animals for personal profit.

____ are built to provide protection against floods.

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Embankments, raised platforms and drainage channels are built to provide protection against floods.

During an earthquake, it is most important to ____.

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During an earthquake, it is most important to keep calm and not get panicky.

Precious forests were destroyed for the sake of ____ due to man's irresponsibility.

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Precious forests were destroyed for the sake of agriculture due to man's irresponsibility.

The forecast of floods is made by the ____ .

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The forecast of floods is made by the Department of Meteorology.

Due to the construction of more structures like cinema halls and highways, ____has decreased.

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Due to the construction of more structures like cinema halls and highways, arable land has decreased.

Active, dead and dormant are types of:

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Active, dead and dormant are types of Volcanoes.

If medicines or petrol or other flammable fluids have spilt, we ____.

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If medicines or petrol or other flammable fluids have spilt, we should clean it up to avoid a fire.

Polluting a water body, such as an ocean, would ____.

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Polluting a water body, such as an ocean, would destroy aquatic life.

The Ring of Fire, a zone of frequent earthquakes, where four out of every five occur, happen matches the borders of the ____.

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The Ring of Fire goes around the world approximately in the north-south direction, touching Japan, Indonesia and the west coast of South and North America, and encircles the Pacific Ocean.

In which of these sets of states in India do cyclones occur frequently?

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Destructive cyclones occur only along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa lie along the Bay of Bengal, and hence, witness cyclones quite frequently.

The ____ should be brought down to reduce the severity of floods.

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The rate of deforestation should be brought down to reduce the severity of floods.Precious forests were destroyed for the sake of ____ due to man's irresponsibility.

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