WONDER #1290: What Causes Mudslides?

Question 1 of 3

All of the following can cause a mudslide except for which one?

  1. rapid snowmelt
  2. heavy rainfall
  3. rapid soil erosion
  4. drought

Question 2 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">Because of the amount of water involved, a mudslide acts less like a landslide and more like a what?</p>

  1. flood
  2. earthquake
  3. typhoon
  4. hurricane

Question 3 of 3

<p class=\"FreeForm\">Mudslides can travel approximately as quickly as which of the following things?</p>

  1. light waves
  2. sound waves
  3. a car on a highway
  4. a snail

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