STF : (a) The cyclones of Caribbean islands are called typhoons. (b) Forest fires are an uncontrolled spread of fire occurring in a forest. (c) The phenomenon of eruption of molten magma on to the surface is called flood. (d) The severe winter storm that is associated with blowing snow and wind is called avalanches.


  1. False; The correct term for cyclones in the Caribbean is hurricanes, not typhoons.
  2. True; Forest fires are typically uncontrolled and can spread quickly through a forest.
  3. False; The phenomenon of eruption of molten magma onto the surface is called volcanic eruption, not flood.
  4. False; Avalanches are typically associated with the rapid flow of snow along a slipping surface, not winter storms with blowing snow and wind.

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