Tornado Facts! Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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A tornado is a rotating cloud that reaches up to 300mph, and it has the capacity of causing damage to about fifty miles. Most times, tornadoes are accompanied by tropical storms or hurricanes. Have you been reading the site on tornadoes and predictions? Are you the right tornado expert? Find out here by taking this quiz and sharing your results.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What type of storm is the most common in producing tornados?

    • A.

      Single Cell

    • B.

      Multi Cell Cluster

    • C.

      Multi Cell Line

    • D.

      Supercell

    • E.

      Subercell Cluster

    Correct Answer
    D. Supercell
    Explanation
    Supercells are the most common type of tornado producer. Over 75% of tornados are formed by these storms.

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  • 2. 

    What is the strongest rating a tornado can recieve?

    • A.

      EF-2

    • B.

      EF-3

    • C.

      EF-5

    • D.

      EF-6

    • E.

      EF-7

    Correct Answer
    C. EF-5
    Explanation
    The tornado scale ranges from EF-0 to EF-5

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  • 3. 

    Do tornados form in unstable atmosphere conditions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Tornados perfer unstable conditions over stable

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  • 4. 

    What cloud form is a sign of tornado formation?

    • A.

      Wall Cloud

    • B.

      Outflow Band

    • C.

      Cumulus

    • D.

      Stratus

    • E.

      Underside Clouding

    Correct Answer
    A. Wall Cloud
    Explanation
    A lot of tornados will be seen under a lowering of the storm: named a wall cloud. Seeing a wall cloud may suggest rotation in the storm.

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  • 5. 

    In the event of a tornado, which of the following is the safest place to take shelter?

    • A.

      2nd Floor Bathroom

    • B.

      Internal Closet

    • C.

      Living Room

    • D.

      Bedroom

    • E.

      Balcony

    Correct Answer
    B. Internal Closet
    Explanation
    An internal closet will protect you from flying debris. A basement or storm shelter is perfered though; It will protect you more than anything.

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  • 6. 

    What should you do if you are caught in the open, and a tornado is present?

    • A.

      Find a nearby tree

    • B.

      Lay in an Open field

    • C.

      Escape to a car

    • D.

      Lay in a ditch

    • E.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. Lay in a ditch
    Explanation
    Find a nearby building immediently. If that is not possible, laying in a ditch with your hands over your head is the next best thing.

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  • 7. 

    A car is safe from a tornado.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    NEVER STAY IN A CAR! Cars will be easily flung by a tornados powerful winds.

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  • 8. 

     What should you NOT do if a tornado is near?

    • A.

      Take shelter

    • B.

      Find/Locate Supplies

    • C.

      Open windows to release pressure

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Open windows to release pressure
    Explanation
    The myth that a tornado's low pressure lifts off building roofs is not true. Opening windows just allows the winds to increase even more.

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  • 9. 

    In which direction do tornados rotate in North America?

    • A.

      Clockwise

    • B.

      Counter-Clockwise

    • C.

      Both

    Correct Answer
    C. Both
    Explanation
    Both is correct!

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  • 10. 

    Tornados do not strike cities.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tornados will strike anywhere, wheather there is a city or not!

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