Tornado Safety Quiz Questions And Answers

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Tornado Safety Quiz Questions And Answers

Do you know what to do during a tornado? Would you know where to go if you were caught outside or in a house with no basement? Take the quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does a tornado warning mean?
    • A. 

      A tornado has been spotted by observers or indicated by weather radar.

    • B. 

      A tornado hasn't been spotted, but conditions are favorable for tornadoes to occur.

    • C. 

      It's a new Discovery Channel special on storm chasers.

  • 2. 
    If you're outside with no shelter, where is the safest place to be during a tornado?
    • A. 

      Under a bridge or overpass.

    • B. 

      Underneath a large vehicle.

    • C. 

      Laying flat in a ditch while covering your head.

  • 3. 
    If you don't have a basement, which of the following choices is the safest shelter during a tornado?
    • A. 

      An interior room (closet, hallway, bathroom, etc.) on the lowest floor of your house away from windows.

    • B. 

      If one is available, in an outside garage or shed.

    • C. 

      Nowhere, you're screwed.

  • 4. 
    The safest part of a basement to be in during a tornado is always the southwest corner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Opening windows before a tornado will help equalize pressure and prevent destruction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Trying to outrun a tornado in a car is always a safer choice than seeking shelter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Tornadoes can occur without a visible funnel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Weather radar can detect actual tornadoes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False