Natural Disasters
US States
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100

This Hurricane famously hit New Orleans. It's the bad obvious one you're thinking about.

Hurricane Katrina

100


West Virginia

100


Jaws

100

From Baltimore, MD, this is the most successful and decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals. My aunt thinks I look like him.

Michael Phelps

100

This Portuguese man is known to be the first to circumnavigate the world in 1519 despite dying on the voyage in 1521.

Ferdinand Magellan

200

Pompeii remains one of the most classic examples of volcanic devastation. What is the name of the mountain that erupted?

Mount Vesuvius 

200

Nevada

200


Star Wars Attack of the Clones

200

Before Usain Bolt took over the sprinting world, this American won four Olympic gold medals and 8 World Championships gold medals in the span of his career. He formerly held the world and Olympic records in the 200m and 400m, as well as the world record in the indoor 400m.

Michael Johnson

200

This veteran astronaut became only the second person to ever set foot on the moon. (Assuming it was all real)

Buzz Aldrin

300

This 2011 earthquake rocked Japan at Okuma. This was near one of their prominent nuclear power plants the disaster is named after.

Fukushima nuclear disaster.

300


Iowa

300


The Martian

300

Known for her finishing ability and clutch headers, this six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, was a regular on the U.S. women's national soccer team from 2003 to 2015, earning her first cap in 2001 

Abby Wambach

300

Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec Empire and brought large portions of what is now mainland Mexico under the rule of Spain in the early 16th century.

Hernan Cortes

400

In 2010, this Caribbean nation was stuck by an earthquake that killed an estimated 100k-160k people.

Haiti

400


Vermont

400


Johnny English

400

Widely referred to as one of the greatest professional tennis players of all time, she was ranked world No. 1 for a record 377 weeks and won 22 major singles titles. The German is the only tennis player, male or female, to have won each major tournament at least four times before retiring in 1999.

Steffi Graf

400

A Norse explorer who is thought to have been the first European to have set foot on continental North America, approximately half a millennium before Christopher Columbus.

Leif Erikson

500

The most deadly natural disaster occurred in 1931 from floods hitting major cities. While the initial floods killed ~140k people, the lack of food and cholera epidemic that followed contributed to roughly 3.7 million deaths. Name the county. Bonus points for naming the river that started it.

1921 China floods - Yangtze-Hauni River

500

South Dakota

500


Little Women (2019)

500

An American retired middle-distance runner. He was the gold medalist in the 800 meters at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. He was known for wearing a golf cap while running and even splitting his gold medal race.

Dave Wottle

500

He made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands. He was killed trying to kidnap the Hawaiian king.

Captain James Cook

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