Statistics for Meteorology True or False

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  • This quiz has been taken 369 times
  • The average score is 9 of 15

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
Lightning doesn't strike the same place twice.False
90%
You can determine how far away lightning is by counting the seconds between seeing lightning and hearing thunder.True
84%
Lightning can be generated in ash clouds from a volcano.True
80%
Overpasses are safe places to shelter under during a tornado.False
69%
Opening your windows before a tornado can equalize the pressure and prevent your house from exploding.False
64%
Large cities prevent tornadoes because the terrain is not flat enough.False
63%
You can tell the temperature based on a cricket's chirps.True
59%
Wind doesn't make a sound until it contacts an object.True
58%
The most dangerous part of a hurricane or typhoon is the wind.False
51%
Waterspouts turn into tornadoes when they reach land.True
46%
You can tell which direction lower pressure is by putting your back to the wind and pointing left in the northern hemisphere.True
45%
If the sky is red at sunset, then you can expect fair weather. If it is red at sunrise, you can expect poor weather.True
42%
Water swirls in your toilet one way in the northern hemisphere, and the opposite in the southern hemisphere due to the Coriolis Force.False
38%
Heat lightning produces no thunder and can happen without a cloud.False
36%
Wet air is less buoyant than dry air.False
33%

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