Ch – 2 The Tsunami

Q.1: Which of the following is/are part of Andaman islands ?

i. Tarasa

ii. Port Blair

iii. Middle Andaman

iv. Katchall

a) i and iii

b) ii and iii

c) iii and iv

Q.2: Which of the following statements is NOT true ?

a) Port Blair is the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands.

b) Nicobar islands lie to the south of Andaman islands

c) Noncowry is a part of Andaman islands

Q.3: On _______________, a tsunami hit Thailand and parts of India.

a) 24 December, 2000

b) 26 December, 2004

c) 25 December, 2001

Q.4: A group of many islands and the surrounding sea is called ____________.

a) archipelago

b) peninsula

c) none

Q.5: Ignesious was the manager of a cooperative society in ____________.

a) Katchall

b) Middle Andaman

c) Tarasa

Q.6: Why did Ignesious wife wake him up at 6 a.m. ?

a) Because he had an early business meeting

b) Because they were going on a trip

c) Because she felt an eathquake

Q.7: What happened when Sanjeev jumped into the water to save John’s wife ?

a) They both were swept away

b) Sanjeev saved John’s wife from drowning

c) They both came back to the shore

Q.8: How old was Meghna ?

a) 13

b) 15

c) 20

Q.9: Meghna was swept along with her parents and __________ other people.

a) 85

b) 77

c) 63

Q.10: Which of the following statement is false about Almas Javed ?

a) She was a student of Caramel Convent.

b) Her mother’s home was in Nancowry islands.

c) Her father had a cooperative bank.

Q.11: Tilly Smith was a __________ school girl.

a) American

b) Candian

c) British

Q.12: Tilly had seen a video of tsunami that had hit ___________ islands in 1946.

a) Sumatra

b) Hawaiian

c) Bali

Q.13: Tsunamis are caused by _____________.

a) earthquakes, pollution, volcanic eruptions

b) earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides

c) glacier movement, earthquake

Q.14: Where did Tilly’s family took refuge ?

a) In the third floor of the hotel

b) under a coconut tree

c) In the national park

Q.15: Who seemed to know what was about to happen, before the giant waves hit the coasts of India and Sri Lanka ?

a) meteorogists

b) domestic animals

c) government

Q.16: The giant waves that rolled through Indian Ocean killed more than ___________ people in a dozen countries.

a) 150,000

b) 100,000

c) 250,000

Q.17: Sixty visitors were washed away from the ___________ beach.

a) Kappad

b) Patanangala

c) Andaman

Q.18: Yala National Park is situated in ___________.

a) Myanmar

b) Thailand

c) Sri Lanka

Q.19: Who can sense an approaching disaster long before human’s realise what is going on ?

a) Computers

b) Robots

c) Animals

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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