Lightning Facts a True Or False Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Lightning kills an average of 50 people per year in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Greek and Roman temples often were erected at sites where lightning struck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A single lightning strike can kill several people who are in physical contact with one another or are in close enough range that the strike can spread out over the ground.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The first thing that you should do if you are outside and there is lightning is get into a hard-topped all-metal vehicle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If you are in the mountains and lightning begins to strike, you should quickly get below the treeline and get into a grove of small trees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Telephone lines are extremely dangerous during a storm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Lightning strike survivors often have difficulty with short-term memory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When a person is struck by lightning, the result can be cardiac arrest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Lightning can spread out some 60 Ft. upon striking Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If there is no shelter, you should crouch on the balls of your feet in the open, keeping twice as far away from a tree as it is tall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False