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  Its a Disaster It's a Disaster! best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Aug 19 13
kyleisalive editor
3101 plays
  What a Disaster What a Disaster! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Dec 11 14
1620 plays
  My Date With Disaster Test best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Let's go back in time to some historical dates that, quite frankly, we should probably avoid.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, merylfederman, May 03 12
Very Easy
merylfederman gold member
4570 plays
  Lamentations best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 18 22
looney_tunes editor
Feb 18 22
1602 plays
  This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
With absolutely no disrespect intended - considering how phrase of the title has often been used - here is a bit of information about ten of the most deadly disasters in our recorded history. Thanks, Kankurette, for the challenge!
Easier, 10 Qns, cowboybluedog, Mar 17 21
Mar 17 21
853 plays
  December Disasters great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
If I tell you the date and location of a natural disaster that occurred during December, casting a pall over Christmas celebrations that year, can you identify the type of event involved?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 16 20
looney_tunes editor
Feb 16 20
666 plays
  Catastrophes - 10 questions - 3 mins
A tour of disasters from 2000 to 2009 for Commission 47.
Average, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Jan 23 22
ClaudiaCat gold member
Jan 23 22
2573 plays
  Disastrous Dates popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these disasters with the dates on which they occurred?
Easier, 10 Qns, ElusiveDream, Jan 01 17
Jan 01 17
1212 plays
  The Tragedy of the Cult at Jonestown top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The events that took place at Jonestown helped shape society's definition of a cult- this is my tribute to those that died.
Average, 10 Qns, Leah457, Sep 06 15
Leah457 gold member
2438 plays
  Events That Shocked Nations great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz containing 10 questions on tragedies that have happened worldwide
Average, 10 Qns, Eagle9a, Feb 16 10
3673 plays
trivia question Quick Question
When did Mount St. Helens erupt?

From Quiz "Was it really that long ago? A Log of Disasters"

Inspired after reading a book on global disasters and mistakes, I decided to make a quiz about some of them. Here are ten disasters from a one hundred-year period spanning from 1812 to 1912. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Apr 22 21
apathy100 gold member
Apr 22 21
346 plays
  Famous Disasters top quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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, 15 Qns, cag1970, Mar 10 04
5229 plays
  25 Questions on Great Disasters popular trivia quiz - 25 questions - 7 mins
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, 25 Qns, nikshijay, May 26 22
May 26 22
3818 plays
  Dangerous Day popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
'This is a dangerous day...' The 20th and 21st centuries have seen some terrible disasters, some caused by humans, some as the result of Mother Nature. Match the disasters with the decades in which they occurred.
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Aug 08 18
Kankurette gold member
Aug 08 18
377 plays
  CATaclysms and Other CATastrophes - 10 questions - 4 mins
Leaping Lizards! Distressed Dogs! Frantic Fish! Confounded Cats! Natural disasters affect man & beast alike. Can you match the locations of significant CATaclysms & CATastrophes to the type of disaster and when each happened? Part of Commission 47 - Cats
Average, 10 Qns, shuehorn, Feb 08 20
shuehorn gold member
Feb 08 20
379 plays
  Fifteen Minutes of Germ Warfare best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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, 10 Qns, adams627, May 23 16
May 23 16
704 plays
I hope you enjoy my quiz on some famous (and not so famous) disasters that have occurred in history.
Average, 10 Qns, kels_76, Feb 29 12
1795 plays
  What Went Wrong? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, nmerr, Mar 01 18
nmerr gold member
Mar 01 18
752 plays
  Bridge Over Troubled Water popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Jan 20 12
1769 plays
  It's a Greasy, Oily Mess - 10 questions - 4 mins
What are the repercussions of oil spills and other oil mishaps? Are most of us aware how often they actually occur? What has been done to protect our environment? Here are a few questions on these events.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Mar 04 14
1378 plays
  Natural Disasters - 15 questions - 5 mins
Natural disasters strike the earth with tremendous regularity, evidenced by the growing number of such deadly disasters each year. Do you think you know alot about some famous disasters? Test yourself and see!
Tough, 15 Qns, lsvitko, Jul 30 11
3409 plays
  Man Made Disasters In World History II top quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Man aspires to reach beyond himself. This quiz looks at what happens when he reaches too far.
Tough, 15 Qns, Oddball, May 01 15
3338 plays
  Ring of Fire - Natural Disasters great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, tazman6619, Feb 24 13
tazman6619 gold member
574 plays
  Train of Thought great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Just some assorted trivia on various train disasters from around the world. All aboard!
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Sep 01 11
735 plays
  Mayday! Mayday! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Aug 09 09
Triviaballer gold member
1771 plays
  This is the End of the World - 10 questions - 4 mins
When these horrors occurred, many thought THIS is the end!
Average, 10 Qns, Mowwow, Feb 29 16
Feb 29 16
683 plays
  In a New York Minute popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, 10 Qns, Spaudrey, Jan 16 15
388 plays
  Man Made Disasters in World History I great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
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, 15 Qns, Oddball, Mar 14 17
Mar 14 17
4841 plays
  Deadly Disasters great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'll describe the event, you choose the answer that best fits the description.
Average, 10 Qns, nmerr, Dec 20 14
nmerr gold member
580 plays
  Natural Disasters in World History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Encounters with Mother Nature can be very unpleasant. Here are some examples.
Tough, 10 Qns, Oddball, Sep 08 13
3409 plays
  Naturally Disastrous - 10 questions - 4 mins
Not a very cheery topic, although it is a bit of an eye-opener and still very relevant today. Let's have a look back in time.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Mar 04 13
561 plays
  How Did You Survive? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, chris1162, Jun 28 16
chris1162 gold member
Jun 28 16
361 plays
  Disasters in the U.S. popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
All multiple choice on some disasters in the U.S. This should be fairly easy. I hope that you enjoy it. :-)
Tough, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Sep 25 22
Nightmare gold member
Sep 25 22
2833 plays
  World Disasters and Tragedies - 10 questions - 3 mins
I have another one but this one is a lot harder. My other one is about Geography. E-mail me my mistakes. Thanks. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, tigersCIN, Jun 29 11
5371 plays
  Grabbing Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory - 10 questions - 5 mins
These military-related disasters range from the devastating to some that would be almost comical if there were no casualties. The incidents all occurred during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Average, 10 Qns, AlexT781, Sep 14 16
Sep 14 16
559 plays
  Dream Weavers' Nightmares great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Sep 10 10
funnytrivianna gold member
435 plays
  Mining Disasters Around the World popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Jan 23 20
Jan 23 20
463 plays
  Rocks At A Cost: Canadian Mining Disasters - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Jul 12 17
apathy100 gold member
Jul 12 17
172 plays
  Mother Nature & History popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ten instances where Mother Nature had significant impact on human history.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Dec 08 13
wjames gold member
735 plays
  Man Made Disasters 3 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
More disasters stemming from the hand of man.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Oddball, Feb 06 22
Feb 06 22
3094 plays
  More Famous Disasters - 15 questions - 6 mins
Wrecked trains and crashing planes make the headlines. So, too, do bad storms and terrible earthquakes. Get ready for a second helping of famous disasters!
Difficult, 15 Qns, cag1970, Jul 03 03
1491 plays
  Slow as Molasses in January popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Have you ever heard of Boston's Great Molasses Flood? It was quite a unique disaster! Take this quiz to learn all about it.
Average, 10 Qns, Eraucci, Mar 24 15
Eraucci gold member
203 plays
  Nothing Like a Good Pandemic popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, 10 Qns, FuzzyElf, Jul 30 09
753 plays
  Worst U.S Natural Disasters - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz is about the ten worst US natural disasters (by fatalities). It is a little somber but we must never forget these things actually happened.
Difficult, 10 Qns, gekededa, Jun 07 18
Jun 07 18
829 plays
Cast your mind back. Think carefully. When did this happen? Some you may remember. Some you may know. I'll give you the event and you pick the date.
Average, 10 Qns, spagzy, Dec 03 12
1927 plays
  Famous Disasters III - 10 questions - 6 mins
When machines malfunction or the weather turns foul, there's a chance that a major disaster looms ahead. This is my third quiz on well-known disasters. Information for this quiz courtesy of Wikipedia.
Difficult, 10 Qns, cag1970, Oct 30 06
783 plays
  More Natural Disasters In World History - 10 questions - 6 mins
How do you make God laugh? Make a plan. Here are more examples of divine retribution on a global scale.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Oddball, Sep 05 09
1867 plays
  The Ultimate Great Disasters Quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A great many natural and man-made disasters have struck all over the world, throughout history. Here are a few well-known disasters with a couple obscure.
Difficult, 10 Qns, linn1117, Feb 25 10
1176 plays
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