Tsunami Vs Hurricane Quiz 11-10-2010

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  • 1. 
    A _______________ happens when there is a disruption in the water, such as an earthquake, volcanic eruption, or a landslide.
    • A. 

      Tsunami

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Storm surge

  • 2. 
    Ocean water is salty because it gets ________ _______ from rocks and soil in the rivers that lead to it.
    • A. 

      Old fish

    • B. 

      Green algae

    • C. 

      Mineral salts

  • 3. 
    Hurricanes rotate in which direction
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      Counterclockwise

    • C. 

      Up

  • 4. 
    A _____ _______ is a rise in the ocean as the result of a hurricane or other tropical storm.
    • A. 

      Storm cloud

    • B. 

      Water fall

    • C. 

      Storm surge

  • 5. 
    BONUS: If a hurricane happens in the western pacific it is called a __________.
    • A. 

      Typhoon

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Thunderstorm

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