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Tornado Facts

written by: brittdeere
 
This is a quiz on facts and safety rules about tornadoes.

Question 1:


On average, how many tornadoes are reported in the United States annually?
3,000-3,200
2,000-2,500
3,500-4,000
800-1,000

Question 2:


In the southern part of the United States, what months are peak season for tornadoes?
September-December
January-Feburary
March-May
June-August

Question 3:


Tornadoes are transparent at first until dust and debris are picked up.
False
True

Question 4:

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What is the name of small tornadoes that form over water?
Waterspouts
Aquadoes
Waterdoes
Aquaic spouts


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Question 5:


Buildings can explode due to low pressure that comes with tornadoes.
True
False

Question 6:

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Should you open the windows before a tornado strikes to equalize pressure?
Yes
No


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Question 7:


What time of the day do tornadoes most often strike?
2 a.m. - 12 p.m
3 p.m. - 9p.m.
10 p.m. - 3 a.m.
12 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Question 8:

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When is a tornado warning issued?
When the conditions become favorable for a tornado to happen.
When a tornado has been sighted on radar.
When a large hail and damaging winds are reported.
When a severe thunderstorm is approaching.


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Question 9:


When a tornadoe warning is issued, you should get in your car and try to outrun the storm to get to safety.
False
True

Question 10:

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What are the maximum speeds of the most violent tornado, an F-5 on the Fujita scale?
100 mph (160 km/h)
213 mph (320 km/h)
318 mph (400 km/h)
160 mph (240 km/h)


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