Tornado - 7th Grade James

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7th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

10 muti-choice questions about Tornadoes from class notes/powerpoint. each question is worth 2 points for a total of 20 points.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where dothe most tonadoes occur in the world?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Hawaii

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      Europe

    • E. 

      South America

  • 2. 
    Which statement is NOT true about tornadoes?
    • A. 

      Move along with its t-storms.

    • B. 

      It travels at the same pace & weaves a path that is almost impossible to predict.

    • C. 

      It may appear suddenly & disappear just as fast

    • D. 

      Tornadoes can even occur in the winter

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the scale used to describe the strength of a tornado based on the damage it does.
    • A. 

      Fujita Scale

    • B. 

      The holy crap scale

    • C. 

      The wind intensity scale

    • D. 

      Category 1to 5 scale

  • 4. 
    What kind of damage is associated with an F1 tornado?
    • A. 

      Heavy rains & flooding

    • B. 

      Storm surges

    • C. 

      When the eye arrives—weather changes suddenly—the air grows calm & the sky may clear.

    • D. 

      Light damage because the winds can only blow from 40-70 mph

  • 5. 
    What are the most rare types of tornadoes?
    • A. 

      F0 and F1

    • B. 

      F2

    • C. 

      F3

    • D. 

      F4 & F5

  • 6. 
    What does a WARNING mean?
    • A. 

      The weather conditions might produce tornadoes

    • B. 

      Is issued when a tornado has been detected.

    • C. 

      It is less dangerous then a watch

    • D. 

      This word is only used to describe the conditions for a hurricane

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are warning signs that a tornado might occur?
    • A. 

      Green sky

    • B. 

      A strange calmness

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Sounds of TRAINS

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Hiding under an overpass ( like under a steel bridge) is one of the best places to hide if you spot a tornado while driving in your car?
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 9. 
    What do you call a tornado that forms over water?
    • A. 

      A tornado

    • B. 

      A waterspout

    • C. 

      Nothing-- because they don't exist

    • D. 

      A hurricane