5 Questions: MASTER DISASTERS

1 of 5
On January 15, 1919, a cast iron tank exploded, and 2.5 million gallons of this substance wreaked havoc on the north end of Boston.
raw sewage
sulfuric acid
oil
molasses
2 of 5
What vaudeville legend was onstage, urging patrons not to panic, when Chicago's Iroquois Theatre went up in flames in 1903?
George M. Cohan
Eddie Foy
Sophie Tucker
Milton Berle
3 of 5
The worst aviation disaster in history occurred in the Canary Islands when a Pan Am jet collided with a KLM plane on the runway. KLM is the flag carrier for what country?
The Netherlands
Sweden
Belgium
Denmark
4 of 5
On November 7, 1940, what suspension bridge twisted and undulated during 35 mph winds and then collapsed?
Verrazano Narrows
Akashi Kaikyo
Charles River
Tacoma Narrows
5 of 5
The San Francisco Giants were slated to play what team in the 1989 World Series when an earthquake rocked the city's Candlestick Park?
New York Yankees
Oakland A's
Minnesota Twins
Chicago White Sox