Brain Teasers
Brain Teasers Trivia Mentalrobics Games Community
Personal Links
Create a Quiz
Your Favorites
Your Watchlist
Browse Quizzes
All

Entertainment
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
Nature
Other
People
Religion
Science
Sports
Technology
Television

Random
Daily Quizzes
Search Quizzes

Advanced Search
Add to Google delicious Add to del.icio.us

More ways to get Braingle...
rss

Unnatural Disasters

There are many many natural disasters that occur every year. In addition to these, there are also a large number of disasters caused by mechanical failure or human error. How many of these disasters do you know?


 

Quiz ID:#29579
Fun:*** (2.48)
Difficulty:** (1.6)
Category:History
Created By:HABS2933Aca******

 

 

 



#1   This ship sank after hitting an iceberg on April 15, 1912.

Your Answer: (Show Hint)

#2   This lake freighter was lost in a storm on November 10, 1975.






#3   According to The United Nations, there are more than three _____ shipwrecks on the ocean floor.





#4   The 1993 movie "Alive" is based on the real life events following a plane crash in the Andes.




#5   There are approximately 63 plane crashes each year in the United States.




#6   On May 6, 1937, the Hindenburg caught fire, killing 35 people. What was the Hindenburg?







#7   The US space shuttle Challenger disintegrated upon reentering the atmosphere on January 28, 1986.




#8   On February 1, 2003, a second NASA spacecraft exploded. What was the name of this shuttle?






#9   Though there have been numerous accidents involving space craft, only ____ fatal incident(s) has/have taken place in space.






#10   The collapse of a bridge can have many causes and often results in numerous fatalities. On June 15, 2010, the Salem Bridge collapsed in Connecticut. How many people were killed or injured?

Your Answer: (Show Hint)

 

 


   



Comments


You cannot read or post comments until you complete the quiz.

Back to Top



Users in Chat : None 

Online Now: 17 users and 442 guests

Copyright © 1999-2014 | Updates | FAQ | RSS | Widgets | Links | Green | Subscribe | Contact | Privacy | Conditions | Advertise

Custom Search





Sign In A Create a free account