This weekend we are giving you multichoice questions regarding weather around the globe.
Which of the following is not a region where tropical storms typically develop?
A Indian Ocean
B Eastern Pacific
C Bay of Bengal
D Cape Horn
The worst tornado outbreak in US history took place in 1974. How many twisters touched down in the midwest and south during a 16 hour rampage?
Which country received a surprise hailstorm on Sept 3, 2007.
B New Zealand
A circumhorizon arc is the technical term for a rare, rainbow-like feature. What is it said to look like?
A A fire
B A halo
C A tornado
D A shooting star
The longest dry period for a city in recorded history occurred in Arica, Chile. How long did the drought last?
A 2 days
B 2 weeks
C 2 years
D 14 years
On average how many times per year is New York City’s empire state building struck by lightning?
Which of the following is a real weather event.
A Thunder snow
B hail quake
C Hot ice
D None of the above
Which of the following was not an extreme weather event that took place in 2007.
A Miiddle East cyclone
B Snow in South Africa
C New York city tornado
D Record cold in England
How far do sandstorms originating in the northwestern Sahara desert, often reach one of the following..
B The Caribbean
On what planet have the solar system’s strongest winds been recorded?