What Do You Actually Know About Tornado? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Actually Know About Tornado? Trivia Quiz

What do you actually know about the tornado? Scientists, throughout time, have aimed to learn about tornadoes and how to predict them. Most people believe that tornadoes don’t happen at night, which is not entirely true — is that you have followed the discussion about this environmental change, the quiz below is designed to help you learn more. Take it up, and good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What size diameter is the column of rotating air in a tornado?
    • A. 

      Small

    • B. 

      Extra Large

    • C. 

      Medium

    • D. 

      Large

  • 2. 
    On what date in 2007 was the EF Scale adopted as the standard of tornado intensity in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      April 1

    • B. 

      1-Jan

    • C. 

      1-Mar

    • D. 

      1-Feb

  • 3. 
    What weather event are tornadoes frequently associated with?
    • A. 

      Snowstorms

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Sleet

    • D. 

      Thunderstorms

  • 4. 
    What country reports the second largest number of tornadoes?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      United Kingdom

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Canada

  • 5. 
    What room in the house is the best place to stay during a tornado?
    • A. 

      Bedroom

    • B. 

      Bathroom

    • C. 

      Kitchen

    • D. 

      Basement

  • 6. 
    If caught outdoors in a tornado, where should you seek refuge?
    • A. 

      A Ditch

    • B. 

      A Car

    • C. 

      A Phone Booth

    • D. 

      A Mountain

  • 7. 
    Who first proposed a scale for use in comparing tornado events?
    • A. 

      J. Telesca Johnereo

    • B. 

      F. Frank Chin

    • C. 

      L. Mike Wang

    • D. 

      T. Theodore Fujita

  • 8. 
    What does a weak tornado's funnel cloud resemble?
    • A. 

      Upward-Opening Cone

    • B. 

      Downward-Facing Square

    • C. 

      Right-Facing Rectangle

    • D. 

      Left-Facing Triangle

  • 9. 
    How many tornadoes are classified as violent?
    • A. 

      50 Percent

    • B. 

      All

    • C. 

      10 Percent

    • D. 

      Two Percent

  • 10. 
    In some violent tornadoes, where do secondary vortices sometimes form?
    • A. 

      Funnel Cloud

    • B. 

      Annulus

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Central Eye

  • 11. 
    What is the central axis of airflow circulation in a tornado called?
    • A. 

      Tangential Winds

    • B. 

      Eye

    • C. 

      Nerve Center

    • D. 

      Core Region

  • 12. 
    How do researchers classify a tornado?
    • A. 

      CZ Scale

    • B. 

      WJ Scale

    • C. 

      EF Scale

    • D. 

      AB Scale

  • 13. 
    What is a little-understood feature of tornadoes?
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Suction Vortices

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Eye

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