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Exercise "Vocabulaire: natural catastrophes...", created by here4u (a free exercise to learn English):
Results of the 2 372 people who have taken this test:
Average mark: 71.5 / 100 Share
Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): lilas53 / CANADA, on Wednesday 15 April - 13:22:
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Stats (2372 candidates)
Question 1 passed: 68.5 %
When Tom was on holiday in Brittany, he was surprised by the regular * wetting everything through.
Question 2 passed: 71.9 %
"It never rains but it pours" is a British saying because, of course, * is quite frequent in Britain...
Question 3 passed: 71 %
What frightens me in a * isn't the lightning, which I know is dangerous, but the thunder which startles and scares me...
Question 4 passed: 69.8 %
A * (or twister) is a very strange devastating phenomenon concentrated on a very small area and causing everything to be destroyed: some people have underground shelters.
Question 5 passed: 70.3 %
In some countries, during the monsoon season, there are regular *... The earth being soaked for days, the fields and houses may be covered with water ...
Question 6 passed: 69.4 %
After so much rain, the * could have been predicted... Some people weren't lucky: their house toppled over the edge of the cliff and was destroyed...
Question 7 passed: 73.3 %
A * : imagine a giant, gigantic wave destroying and washing away everything and everyone... A vision of nightmare!
Question 8 passed: 70.9 %
In 79 AD, the * of Mount Vesuvius destroyed the city of Pompeii and buried it under volcanic ash.
Question 9 passed: 71 %
It snowed so much in the last two days that everyone could predict a high risk of *. Of course, some careless skiers triggered a big one.
Question 10 passed: 71 %
Western Europe has just gone through an all-time highest temperatures and the longest * ever. Everybody is longing for rain and freshness...
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