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|1.||Where in a cloud do tornadoes generally occur?||2.||Can there be more than one tornado at the same time?||3.||What kind of thunderstorm does a tornado form from?|
|A.||During a thunderstorm.||A.||No ,only one tornado at a time.||A.||Strong thunderstorms|
|B.||Near the trailing edge of a thunderstorm.||B.||Yes,only three at a time.||B.||A super thunderstorm|
|C.||Near the trailing edge of a cloud.||C.||Yes, there can be however many tornadoes.||C.||A supercell|
||What is a hurricane?||5.||Can a hurricane form a tornado?||6.||What suppiles do you need for a hurricane?|
|A.||It is rain||A.||Yes, a tornado can form from a hurricane.||A.||Your kids toys, a TV, food and water.|
|B.||It is part of a family of weather systems known as "tropical cyclones".||B.||No, hurricanes do not form anything at all.||B.||A
flashlight,portable radio,first aid kit,food and water,nonelectric can opener,medicine,
cash,and sturdy shoes.
|C.||It is weak winds||C.||No, only floods.||C.||You dont need any supplies at all.|
||What are some thunderstorm danger signs?||8.||Can other disasters form from thunderstorms?||9.||What can be produced by strong thunderstorms?|
|A.||There are no signs.||A.||Yes, disasters like tornadoes||A.||earthquakes|
|B.||When it is sunny.||B.||Yes, disasters like flash floods.||B.||Nothing|
|C.||When you see lightning, dark clouds, and you hear thunder.||C.||Both answers A and B||C.||Hail|
|10.||How is hail produced?||11.||What is hail?||12.||Can hail get very big?|
|A.||By the sun||A.||Large or small bits of ice.||A.||No,they cant get THAT big.|
|B.||By the wind||B.||Strong winds||B.||Yes, they can get as big as a softball.|
|C.||By large thunderstorms.||C.||The clouds||C.||Yes, they can get as big as a baseball.|
|13.||When can lightning strike?||14.||Is lightning really dangerous?||15.||What is lightning?|
|A.||Only when it is raining.||A.||No, it is not really dangerous.||A.||Lightning is nothing really, it is just something that forms during a thunderstorm.|
|B.||Only after the rain.||B.||Yes, it is dangerous, but not that dangerous.||B.||Lightning is a big charge of electricity that can reach from clouds to the ground or to other clouds.|
|C.||It can strike anywhere.Before, during, and after the rain falls.||C.||Yes, it is really dangerous,it could give you serious injuries and even kill you.||C.||Lightning is only a big flash that has a big sound.|
|16.||What causes a flood?||17.||When there is a flood do you allow your kids to swim in it?||18.||How do you prepare for a flood?|
|A.||You can't cause a flood.||A.||Yes, because they will have fun.||A.||You only need food.|
|B.||When it doen't rain.||B.||No,because you never know what is in the water.||B.||You need your car and your family.|
|C.||When it rains large amounts it floods the area.||C.||Yes, because it is safe.||C.||You need water, food, medicine,sturdy shoes,non-electrical can opener, and cash|