Section 3: Severe Weather

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Section 3: Severe Weather - Quiz

The state of the air and atmosphere at a particular time and place affects a lot of things people and plant life alike. Get to know the details and particulars of the subject below. All the best and enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most powerful storms on Earth are
    • A. 

      Tornadoes

    • B. 

      Thunderstorms

    • C. 

      Hurricanes

    • D. 

      Hailstorms

  • 2. 
    What kind of weather would cumulonimbus clouds likely bring?
    • A. 

      Clear and sunny

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Light rain

    • D. 

      Thunderstorm

  • 3. 
    A tornado is dangerous mostly because of its
    • A. 

      Heavy rains

    • B. 

      Lightning

    • C. 

      Strong winds

    • D. 

      Storm surge

  • 4. 
    Which describes the eye of a hurricane?
    • A. 

      Brings winds of up to 300 km/h

    • B. 

      Has warm, calm air and light winds

    • C. 

      Has strong, spinning winds

    • D. 

      Has spiraling bands of heavy rain

  • 5. 
    Which statement about lightning is true?
    • A. 

      It is one of the most dangerous parts of a thunderstorm.

    • B. 

      It is an electric discharge between two similarly charged surfaces.

    • C. 

      It is caused by the rapid expansion of air along an electrical strike.

    • D. 

      It always begins in a cloud and strikes the Earth.

  • 6. 
    Finding a high place to wait is a safety measure during a
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Flash flood

  • 7. 
    Wind moving in two directions over a prairie makes air in the middle spin. This is the beginning of a
    • A. 

      Hurricane

    • B. 

      Thunderstorm

    • C. 

      Hailstorm

    • D. 

      Tornado

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