PeopleQuiz  

Register for extra features!    Logon



 
                     
Trivia Quiz - Tragedy! - Match the Date & Time to Disaster


I think this is my most difficult quiz so far. All of these disasters did make national news and information on all of them is easily accessible on the internet. Several of them brought about important safety changes . Several of them were preventable.

Quiz Number: 815
Date Submitted: February 05, 2007
Quiz Categories: History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: scarlettem
Average Score: 50.4 percent
Times Taken: 122 times
Taken by Registered Users: 28

Click here for the code snippet to embed this quiz in your website.
Tragedy  Match the Date  Time to Disaster
(Image Source: University of Maine)

Be sure to register and/or logon before taking quizzes to have your scores saved.



1. December 6, 1907 - 10 am
  A.   Monongah Mine Explosion, Monongah WV
  B.   RMS Titanic sinks
  C.   San Francisco Earthquake
  D.   Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

2. May 31, 1889 - 4:07 pm
  A.   RMS Titanic sinks
  B.   Tornado hits Shinnston, WV
  C.   Johnstown Flood, Johnstown, Pa
  D.   Monongah Mine Explosion, Monongah, WV

3. April 15, 1912 - 2:20 am
  A.   Johnstown Flood, Johnstown Pa
  B.   Tornado hits Shinnston, WV
  C.   Monongah Mine Explosion
  D.   RMS Titanic sinks

4. June 23, 1944 - 8:30 pm
  A.   Johnstown Flood, Johnstown Pa
  B.   Tornado hits Shinnston, WV
  C.   Monongah Mine Explosion
  D.   RMS Titanic sinks

5. April 18, 1906 - 5:12 a.m.
  A.   Johnstown Flood, Johnstown Pa
  B.   1st Eccles Mine Explosion, Eccles WV
  C.   San Francisco Earthquake
  D.   RMS Titanic sinks

6. March 25, 1911 - 4:45pm
  A.   Tornado hits Shinnston WV
  B.   San Franscisco Earthquake
  C.   Johnstown Flood, Johnstown Pa
  D.   Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

7. November 20, 1968 - 5:30 a.m.
  A.   Marshall University Football Plane Crash
  B.   Farmington #9 Mine Explosion, Farmington WV
  C.   Silver Bridge Collapse, WV/OH
  D.   Triangle Shirt Factory Fire

8. December 15, 1967 - 5 p.m.
  A.   Silver Bridge Collapses, WV/OH
  B.   Farmington #9 Mine Explosion, Farmington WV
  C.   Holden Dairy Mine Disaster
  D.   Marshall Football Plane Crash

9. November 14, 1970 - 7:45 p.m.
  A.   Marshall University Football Plane Crash
  B.   Farmington #9 Mine Explosion, Farmington WV
  C.   Buffalo Creek Flood
  D.   Andrea Doria Sinks

10. February 26, 1972 - 8:05 am
  A.   Buffalo Creek WV Flood
  B.   Farmington #9 Mine Explosion, Farmington WV
  C.   Silver Bridge Collapse
  D.   San Francisco Earthquake


peoplequiz.com®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

Innovative 2020