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10/11/18 Grif.Net – Hurricane Quiz

10/11/18 Grif.Net – Hurricane Quiz

[Remembering =
those in the Florida Panhandle being impacted today by Hurricane =
Michael]

(1) Hurricanes were first given women’s names to replace =
an old numbering system in 19____.

 

(2) Hurricanes =
– because of their high winds, disaster potential and destructive power =
– were always named after women until 1978.  Beginning the next =
season, storms were alternated in names between male and female.  =
The first hurricane named after a man was MY personal favorite, 1979’s =
Hurricane ____________.

 

(3) NOW =
(National Organization of Women) suggested using the name of =
_________________ for these powerful storms, rather than women’s =
names.

 

(4) The =
feminine name Hurricane _____________ will never be used again, as it =
was the FIRST name retired by the government =
(1954).

 

(5) In a =
normal hurricane season, there will be approximately _________ tropical =
depressions and ________ named hurricanes.

 

(6) The major =
difference between a hurricane and a cyclone is in their =
___________________.

 

(7) Hurricane =
season will begin in the month of ___________ and last until =
____________.

 

(8) The =
physiological term "_______" of the hurricane often refers to =
any calm in the midst of a storm.

 

(9) In order =
to be classified as a hurricane, sustained winds must be a minimum of =
______ m.p.h.

 

(10) =
Hurricanes that strike the Gulf and Caribbean regions originated over =
the continent of ________________.

 

(Answers =
tomorrow)

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"