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Last Updated: Wednesday May 04 2011 14:29 GMT

Tornado quiz

Tornado Quiz

Let's see if you can storm through this quiz!

Tornado

1.) Question 1

Tornadoes have been reported on all continents, except for:

Tornado
  1. Antarctica
  2. North America
  3. Europe

2.) Question 2

* can produce the fastest winds on Earth.

  1. Tornadoes
  2. Hurricanes
  3. Cyclones

3.) Question 3

Which country has the greatest number of tornadoes for its size?

Tornado
  1. U.S.A.
  2. UK
  3. Australia

4.) Question 4

Which country has the most tornadoes a year in total?

Car overturned
  1. New Zealand
  2. Australia
  3. USA

5.) Question 5

Most tornadoes occur during spring and * .

  1. December
  2. Summer
  3. Winter

Answers

  1. Tornadoes have been reported on all continents, except for in Antarctica.
  2. In worst cases, a tornado can generate wind speeds of around 300 miles an hour.
  3. The UK has the most tornadoes for its land size, but they are usually weak.
  4. The USA has by far the most tornadoes and also the most violent tornadoes.
  5. Most tornadoes occur during spring and summer.

Your Score

0 - 1 : Why not try again?

2 - 3 : Mild winds!

4 - 5 : Causing a storm!