Hurricanes - Fun Trivia

1. How many categtories are there for a hurricane's severity ?
 5
 4
 7
2. When does the Atlantic hurricane season start and end?
 August 1 - November 30
 September 1 - December 1
 June1 - November 30
3. What was one of the nicknames of the hurricane of 1938 that hit the east Coast of the USA ?
 The Great Boston flood
 Yankee Crier
 Long Island Express
4. Hurricane Isaac recently swept tons of which animal onto the beaches of Mississippi ?
 rats
 snakes
 rabbits
5. What are the two alternate names for a hurricane ?
 cyclones and typhoons
 typhoons and monsoons
 monsoons and cyclones
6. What former first lady was a hurricane of 1939 named after ?
 Lou Henry Hoover
 Eleanor Roosevelt
 Bess Truman
7. What was the name of the first unofficially named hurricane in 1947 ?
 Isabel
 Carol
 George
8. What year were the use of woman's names adopted as the naming convention for hurricanes ?
 1962
 1953
 1948
9. What year were the use of women and mens names adopted for naming hurricanes ?
 1979
 1982
 1975
10. What wind speed needs to be attained by a tropical storm before it is named ?
 39 mph
 35 mph
 40 mph