Heinous Hurricanes Test your hurricane iq with the questions below



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Heinous Hurricanes

Test your hurricane IQ with the questions below

  1. What is the name of the scale scientist use to classify hurricanes according to their wind speeds?___________________________________________________



  1. What is the difference between a hurricane, a cyclone, and a typhoon?

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  1. What is the name of the instrument scientist use to measure wind speed?

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  1. How are hurricanes named?____________________________________________

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  1. What happens to the name of a hurricane if it is a particularly destructive storm?________________________________________________________________



  1. At what wind speed do tropical storms officially become hurricanes?

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  1. What is it called when a hurricane causes the water of the ocean to rise much higher than usual? _______________________________________________



  1. The Atlantic hurricane season goes from when to when? _________________

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  1. Joseph Duckworth was the first person to do what on July 17, 1943? ______

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  1. How many hurricanes happen in an average year? _____________________


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