Directions: Answer each question by clicking on A, B, C, or D
#1. What is a hurricane?
A. a powerful cyclone
B. a powerful wind that measures 2000 to 300 miles
C. the eye
D. friendly waves
#2. What surrounds the eye of a hurricane?
A. Gulf of Mexico
B. huge waves
C. eye lids
D. wall clouds
#3. About how wide is a typhoon in diameter?
A. 5 to 10 inches
B. 400 to 500 centimeters
C. 300 miles
D. 5,000 to 10,000 kilometers
#4. what is the eye of a hurricane?
A. a calm area in the center of a hurricane
B. a furious title wave
C. a tropical depression
D. a wall of clouds
#5. What is a tornado?
A. a big rock
B. an island on the west coast
C. a type of violent wind storm, onland
D. a destructive wind storm, underground
#6. What is the Asian name for violent wind storm?
#7. What is a typhoon?
A. a wind tunnel that breaks up land
B. a violent storm in the western Pacific Ocean
C. a calm storm in the West Indies
D. heavy rain
#8. From June to November, hurricanes most occur often in which oceans?
A. Western Indian and Southwestern Arctic
B. Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic Ocean
C. Indian and North Pacific
D. North Atlantic and North Pacific
#9. About how wide is a hurricane in diameter?
A. 10 to 15 centimeters
B. 200 to 300 miles
C. 6,000,000,000 inches
D. 2 feet
#10. What is the most powerful type of tornado?
#11. About how many tornadoes in the U.S. in a year?
A. 200 to 750
B. 100 to 300
C. 400 to 450
D. 800 to 900
#12. What should you stay away from during a tornado?
#13. What Damage can a storm surge do?
A. Demolish buildings and cause floods
B. read books
C. cause a 300 foot title wave and wipe out a town
D. make people sick
#14. What is the wind speed that the funnel of a tornado consists?
A. 300 mph
B. 200 mph
C. 150 mph
D. 600 mph
#15. Where do typhoons form?
B. in a book
C. a cave
D. over tropical oceans
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