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Tornadoes

Welcome to the world of the twisters. 15 Questions.

 
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What do you call a tornado that is over water?

  • Typhoon
  • Funnel Cloud
  • Waterspout
  • Projecter

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What is considered by meteoroligists to be the strongest type of tornado?

  • F-3
  • F-5
  • F-10
  • F-7

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Which of the following words is not associated with a tornado?

  • Suck
  • Whirling
  • Predictable
  • Vortex

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Which state in the United States of America is not considered part of "Tornado Alley"?

  • Louisiana
  • Arizona
  • South Dakota
  • Ohio

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A supposed "F6" tornado touched down in Oklahoma City in which year?

  • September 21, 1993
  • June 5, 1971
  • May 22, 1994
  • May 3, 1999

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What specifically is used to determine the rating of the tornado?

  • Appearance of the tornado
  • Tornado damage
  • Width of the tornado
  • Length of the tornado's damage path

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On the Fujita Scale, a tornado rated F3 would have what range of wind speeds?

  • 207-260 mph
  • 261-318 mph
  • 113-157 mph
  • 158-206 mph

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Tornado activity begins in late winter and migrates in what direction?

  • South
  • West
  • East
  • North

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What's one of the first things you should do as you see a tornado approaching?

  • Open the windows
  • Take cover
  • Fill water jugs
  • Remain calm and listen to the radio for instructions

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

  • Single cell
  • Multi cell cluster
  • Multi cell line
  • Supercell

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What cloud form is a sign of tornado formation?

  • Wall cloud
  • Outflow band
  • Cumulus
  • Stratus

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

  • Internal closet
  • Living room
  • Bedroom
  • Balcony

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

  • Find a nearby tree
  • Lay in an open field
  • Escape to a car
  • Lay in a ditch

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On average, how many tornadoes are reported in the United States annually?

  • 2,000 - 2,500
  • 3,500 - 4,000
  • 3,000 - 3,200
  • 800 - 1,000

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What was the width of the 2004 tornado that struck Hallam, Nebraska?

  • 0.5 miles
  • 1.5 miles
  • 2.5 miles
  • 3.5 miles

 

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