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15. In “The Deadliest Tsunami in History,” the cause of the Indian Ocean tsunami was (1 point)
a rupture in the Burma plate.
an unintended explosion in Japan.
a tornado off the coast of Sumatra.
mass animal migrations to the North.

16. In “The Deadliest Tsunami in History,” warning for an approaching tsunami can be difficult because (1 point)
the large waves are very small when out at sea.
they are so common that the signs are often unnoticed.
they are more frequent now because of the climate changes.
the equipment designed to warn for them has not been released for public use.

17. In “Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live,” the Paramesvarans are offended by the term orphans because (1 point)
they feel they are now the parents to these children.
the government will not let the children be adopted by them.
Mr. Paramesvaran grew up without a father and knows how difficult it was.
they think the natural parents of the children will be found alive some day.

18. In “Orphans Give Indian Couple Will to Live,” the Paramesvarans felt guilty because (1 point)
they are not allowed to adopt any more children.
they could not appropriately bury their children.
they should not have let their children go swimming.
they cannot afford school for all of their adopted children.

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