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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:** (1.61)
Category:History
Created By:HABS2933Aca****!!

 

 

 



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

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#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?

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