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Trivia Quizzes in category Disasters
1
Rocks At A Cost: Canadian Mining Disasters 10 questions

Mining is a profession that often has implications that come at a cost. Canada is a country notable for their mining industry. Here are some Canadian mining incidents that have come at a heavy cost.
Tough
apathy100
Jul 12 17
66 plays
2
Catastrophes 10 questions

A tour of disasters from 2000 to 2009 for Commission 47.
Difficult
ClaudiaCat
Jul 02 17
186 plays
3
Ten Days That Shook the World 10 questions

John Reed's book with this title, published in 1919, was about the October (1917) Revolution in Russia, an event which figuratively shook the world. This quiz is about events that literally shook the world - earthquakes and their aftermaths.
Average
looney_tunes
10341 plays
4
It's a Disaster! 10 questions

History is rife with hardships and disaster, but such tragedy is life. Take a look back at some of the most influential disasters, natural and man-made, between 1980 and 2010, and never forget.
Easy
kyleisalive
2358 plays
5
Fifteen Minutes of Germ Warfare 10 questions

Some say the world will end in fire. Some say in ice. Researching, I've learned of other possibilities, all of which could suffice.
Tough
adams627
543 plays
6
My Date With Disaster 10 questions

Let's go back in time to some historical dates that, quite frankly, we should probably avoid.
Very Easy
merylfederman
3660 plays
7
Lamentations 10 questions

These events all caused lamentations among those who suffered through them, and those who lost loved ones due to the forces of nature or the actions of humans.
Easy
looney_tunes
1104 plays
8
Ring of Fire - Natural Disasters 10 questions

The Ring of Fire is a name given to the region surrounding the Pacific Ocean where volcanic and seismic activity is greatly concentrated. This quiz will focus on natural disasters related to this region.
Average
tazman6619
498 plays
9
Man Made Disasters In World History II 15 questions

Man aspires to reach beyond himself. This quiz looks at what happens when he reaches too far.
Tough
Oddball
3237 plays
10
What a Disaster! 10 questions

There are many types of natural disasters. Mother Nature, while usually showing its beautiful side, can also be very frightening and can wreak havoc when she causes a natural disaster. Here are some examples of the wrath of Mother Nature.
Easy
dcpddc478
1197 plays
11
Train of Thought 10 questions

Just some assorted trivia on various train disasters from around the world. All aboard!
Average
dcpddc478
507 plays
12
Mining Disasters Around the World 10 questions

Mining for anything underground has always been one of the most dangerous professions in the world. This quiz will include different kinds of incidents from around the world.
Average
dcpddc478
414 plays
13
The Tragedy of the Cult at Jonestown 10 questions

The events that took place at Jonestown helped shape society's definition of a cult- this is my tribute to those that died.
Average
Leah457
2208 plays
14
Famous Disasters 15 questions

Nature and technology sometimes conspire against man, with catastrophic results. Now is your chance to test your knowledge of some of the most famous disasters on record.
Difficult
cag1970
5088 plays
15
Dream Weavers' Nightmares 10 questions

Mother Nature can wreak havoc all over the globe. Whether she alters things through storms, disasters or other naturally occurring events, she certainly leaves her mark!
Tough
funnytrivianna
405 plays
16
Man Made Disasters in World History I 15 questions

With all the wonders man has created to better his world, sometimes there must come a price. Test yourself on these examples of man overreaching himself.
Difficult
Oddball
4752 plays
17
Events That Shocked Nations 10 questions

A quiz containing 10 questions on tragedies that have happened worldwide
Average
Eagle9a
3261 plays
18
Where the Sun Don't Shine 10 questions

Here is a quiz on some of the strangest or most destructive blizzards in recorded history. Some of these may surprise you. And you can be sure that when there is a blizzard going on there is no sunshine.
Tough
dcpddc478
360 plays
19
Deadly Disasters 10 questions

I'll describe the event, you choose the answer that best fits the description.
Average
nmerr
516 plays
20
Disasters in the U.S. 10 questions

All multiple choice on some disasters in the U.S. This should be fairly easy. I hope that you enjoy it. :-)
Tough
Nightmare
2766 plays
21
In a New York Minute 10 questions

While a New York Minute is a hard-to-define amount of time, one can agree it doesn't last very long. These ten Q's deal with disasters that moments before, all was right with the world. Then suddenly...in a "New York Minute"...
Average
Spaudrey
276 plays
22
Nothing Like a Good Pandemic 10 questions

Disease, death, pandemics: the things dreams are made of, right? Well, maybe not, but they can be fascinating. Anyway, that's what this quiz is about, so buckle up and let's go!
Average
FuzzyElf
687 plays
23
Mayday! Mayday! 10 questions

The word 'mayday' is a code word used internationally in life-threatening situations. This quiz tests players' knowledge of the term and several maritime and aviation disasters. Best of luck!
Average
Triviaballer
1077 plays
24
This is Your Captain Speaking 10 questions

Shipwrecks are some of the most deadly disasters in history. Listen... This is your captain speaking.
Average
Verne47
489 plays
25
Bridge Over Troubled Water 10 questions

A bridge is any structure erected to provide passage over a gap or barrier such as a river or roadway. There are bridges for cars, trains, and pedestrians. All of them can fail, with deadly results.
Average
dcpddc478
1236 plays
26
Great Disasters 25 questions

I am an avid reader of non-fiction, so I decided to create a quiz of catastrophic disasters, both natural and man-made, around the world. Some are old, some recent. Let me know what you think.
Average
nikshijay
3693 plays
27
Slow as Molasses in January 10 questions

Have you ever heard of Boston's Great Molasses Flood? It was quite a unique disaster! Take this quiz to learn all about it.
Tough
Eraucci
165 plays
28
Mother Nature & History 10 questions

Ten instances where Mother Nature had significant impact on human history.
Average
wjames
693 plays
29
How Did You Survive? 10 questions

As with most living things, in my opinion, the fight to survive can be taught, but the desire to survive is something that cannot. It comes from deep inside. It is an instinct that has evolved from the beginning of time.
Average
chris1162
318 plays
30
What Went Wrong? 10 questions

Many disasters, natural and man-made, have occurred over the past decades. But why did they occur? Could they have been prevented? Take this quiz and find out.
Average
nmerr
702 plays
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