Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Vocabulary and listening comprehension about natural disasters: Floods, Droughts, Hurricanes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Created using the grammar quiz generator of iSLCollective. Make your own quiz from any Youtube video in a few minutes.
Scene summary:
The animated character explains facts about the natural disasters and gives tips for prevention.
Video length: 13 minutes 43 seconds
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2021-11-25, 22:48:50 (GMT+1)
About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1)

Fill the gap: when the dry piece of land suddenly gets submerged in water is usually known as ________________________

2) Which of the following are causes of floods?

  • Heavy rains,
  • River overflow
  • Hurricanes
  • Breaking of dams
  • Earthquakes

3) Rapid on set floods can last for?

  • 1 or 2 days
  • 5 weeks
  • 1 or 2 years

4) Planting trees helps to prevent floods.

  • True
  • False

5)

Fill the gap: it just ________________________ to as a landslide.

6)

Fill the gap: But if you're living ________________________ between mountains and on a hilly terrain,

7) Droughts are usually defined as

  • Extended periods of time with less rainfall
  • Short periods of time with heavy rain

8)

Fill the gap: Don't ________________________ water that can be ________________________

9)

Fill the gap: A hurricane is a huge storm that generally forms over warm ________________________ near the equator

10) Hurricanes could also be called ____________ that use warm and moist air as their fuel.

  • little cars
  • giant engines
  • big winds

11) Hurricanes are divided in ____ categories.

  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

12) What just happened?

Answer the question using your own words

13) The earth is made of about ____ pieces.

  • 10
  • 20
  • 30

14) When do movement of tectonic plates happen?

  • never
  • twice a day
  • all the time

15)

Fill the gap: tsunamis are caused by sudden ________________________ of the ocean floor due to ________________________

16) The first wave of a tsunami is the strongest.

  • True
  • False

17)

Fill the gap: … then I'm ________________________ you've seen mountains that open up and blurt out think molten same solid like substance.

18)

Fill the gap: The volcano erupts through the crater and secondary ________________________ vents.

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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