Grade 5 Discover : Set 12 Copy
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The machine shown alongside is used to measure the intensity of the earthquake.
The units of this measurement was developed by Charles Francis Richter.
What is this machine called as?CorrectIncorrect
The Taipei 101 was the tallest structure in the world during its completion in 2004.
This building has a unique device to ensuring it stands tall during these natural disasters.
This device prevents the building from swaying too much by distributing its weight using a counter motion, thus keeping the structure safe.
What is this device that keeps the building safe?
It is also called a Tuned Mass Damper (TMD)
On the night of 26th December 2004, one of the biggest calamities of the world affected the Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
It was triggered by an earthquake of 9.3 magnitude in Bay of Bengal. Name the natural disaster that means “harbour wave” in Japanese.CorrectIncorrect
While certain countries hoist flags, India uses distinct signs for day and night. Day signals are a combination of cylinders and cones, while night signals are red and white lamps.
This is a warning system for which disaster that is very common in India?CorrectIncorrect
This has recently been in the news for affecting the west and east coast of India!
The Kawah Ijen volcano in this country spews blue lava.
It is the world’s largest island country, located along the Pacific Ring of Fire.
It has suffered from hundreds of natural disasters – earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and floods.
Name the country.CorrectIncorrect
Barren Island is the only confirmed active volcano in India and South Asia.
It is in one of the seven union territories of India.
It belongs to a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and ______ Sea
Which territory is it a part of?
To reduce the problem of buildings crumbling down during earthquakes, Japanese architects invented a technology by which they would place long pads in support of the foundation while constructing any building in the future.
These pads would absorb the vibrations caused by the quake and reduce risk for the people inside.
What are these pads made up of?CorrectIncorrect