Hurricane Katrina

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A quiz of key case studies for the second unit of my geography exam
Tessa Mitchell
Quiz by Tessa Mitchell, updated more than 1 year ago
Tessa Mitchell
Created by Tessa Mitchell almost 9 years ago
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Question 1

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Hurricane Kat: Location
Answer
  • USA
  • Mississippi
  • Louisiana
  • California
  • New Orleans

Question 2

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Hurricane Kat: Level of land
Answer
  • 10 feet below sea level
  • 12ft below sea level
  • 78 ft above sea level

Question 3

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Hurricane Kat: Death rate
Answer
  • 1836
  • 2000
  • 1800

Question 4

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Hurricane Kat: Clean up & repair costs
Answer
  • $300 billion
  • $81 billion

Question 5

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Hurricane Kat: The hurricane
Answer
  • 175mph wind & category 5
  • 175kmph & cat 5

Question 6

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Hurricane Kat: Evacuated
Answer
  • 62%
  • 70-80%

Question 7

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Hurricane Kat: people without power
Answer
  • 3 million
  • 30 million
  • 300 million

Question 8

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Hurricane Kat: Percentage of NO flooded?
Answer
  • 80% + inc. surrounding parishes
  • 80%
  • 65%

Question 9

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Hurricane Kat: Storm Surge height
Answer
  • 27ft
  • 28ft
  • 30ft

Question 10

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Hurricane Kat: houses destroyed
Answer
  • 300,000
  • 30,000,000
  • 3,000

Question 11

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rescued
Answer
  • 50,000
  • 500,000
  • 5,000
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