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Fascinating Natural Phenomena

written by: yana999
 
If you are curious to learn more about incredible phenomena in nature, play this quiz!

Question 1:


What phenomenon is caused by the collision of high-energy charged particles?
Supercells
Aurora Borealis
Mammatus Clouds
Red Tides

Question 2:


Which of these are harbingers of a coming storm?
Mammatus Clouds
None of these
Gravity Waves
Northern Lights

Question 3:


'Red tide' refers to algae that accumulate rapidly and cause discoloration of the surface water.
False
True

Question 4:


The term Penitentes refers to which of the following?
ice spikes
waves
stones
clouds

Question 5:


The Death Valley is home to the Sailing Stones.
True
False

Question 6:


Which of these is characteristic of a supercell?
Torrential rainfall and hail
Substantial downbursts
All of these
Strong winds

Question 7:


An extreme example of a fire whirl occurred in 1923 in this country.
Japan
France
China
USA

Question 8:


Ice circles or ice discs can only be observed in Scandinavia.
False
True

Question 9:


What phenomenon is caused by air displaced within a vertical plain?
None of these
Gravity waves
Hums
Aurora Borealis

Question 10:


The Hum is a phenomenon sometimes described as sounding like a distant idling diesel engine.
False
True

 


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