Hurricane Katrina Quiz

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Do you remember the destructive hurricane Katrina in 2005? How much do you remember? You can take this hurricane Katrina quiz to check your knowledge as well as your memory. It was a large and destructive hurricane that destroyed many lives and areas. If you are aware of this hurricane and its effects, take this quiz. This quiz has some basic questions about hurricane Katrina. Your result will be evaluated on the basis of the correct answers. All the best! Share the quiz with others also.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where in the world did the thunderstorm form that eventually became Hurricane Katrina?
    • A. 

      Off the coast of Europe

    • B. 

      Off the coast of Asia

    • C. 

      Off the coast of East Africa

    • D. 

      Off the coast of West Africa

  • 2. 
    What is the speed of a hurricane that travels 140 miles in 1 hour?
    • A. 

      35mph

    • B. 

      70mph

    • C. 

      140mph

    • D. 

      150mph

  • 3. 
    Which causes more damage: a category 1 hurricane or a category 5 hurricane?
    • A. 

      Category 1

    • B. 

      Category 5

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the cause of most deaths related to hurricanes?
    • A. 

      Tornadoes

    • B. 

      Objects pushed through the air

    • C. 

      Storm Surges

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    How did New Orleans grow?
    • A. 

      Economic growth

    • B. 

      By draining the wetlands that were New Orleans

    • C. 

      More indentured servant labor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What determined whether or not Hurricane Katrina affected people more?
    • A. 

      Distance from the eye of the storm

    • B. 

      Location in New Orleans

    • C. 

      Socioeconomic status

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Who was the mayor of New Orleans at the time of Hurricane Katrina?
    • A. 

      John Nesmith

    • B. 

      Ray Nagin

    • C. 

      Henry Mcclurry

    • D. 

      Barack Obama

  • 8. 
    In what year did Hurricane Katrina happen?
    • A. 

      2003

    • B. 

      2004

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      2006

  • 9. 
    What fuels a hurricane?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Cold water

    • C. 

      Warm water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Did Hurricane Katrina only affect New Orleans?
    • A. 

      Yes, it only affected New Orleans.

    • B. 

      No, it affected the entire Gulf Coast.

    • C. 

      No, it affected Texas also

    • D. 

      No, it affected Louisiana and Florida too

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