Are You A Weather Myth Expert?

Weather myths can certainly permeate and confuse everyday life. How well do you know these 12 weather myths? Let's find out!
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True or False: Lightning does not strike the same location twice during a single storm.
True
False
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What civilization was Jupiter the weather god of?
Romans
Greeks
Egyptians
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Why should one open the windows of a house during a tornado?
To prevent glass from shattering
You don't need to open the windows
To equalize pressure
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What is the sunniest portion of the United States?
The Midwest
The Southwest
The Southeast
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Dogoda is the Slavic goddess of which wind?
North wind
West wind
East wind
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True or False: Tornadoes often hit large metropolitan areas.
True
False
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What exactly is a waterspout?
A cyclone
A miniture hurricane
A tornado over water
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Why don't tornadoes cross major rivers and big bodies of water?
They do cross rivers and bodies of water
Water hinders their rotation
Water temperatures slow down tornadoes
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True or False: Chicago is one of the windiest cities in the U.S.
True
False
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In which corner of your basement should you hide during a tornado?
Northeast
Southeast
It doesn't matter at all
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True or False: Relative humidity is the best indicator of how sticky the air feels.
True
False
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The largest snowflakes tend to form when what temperatures are present?
The 20s
The 30s
The 40s
Result
Like many American's, you're quite confused when it comes to weather myths! With so many myths circulating around, it can be quite hard to determine what's real and what's false. The important thing is that you learned something new along the way!

C+, Weather Myth Confused

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly weather myth keen. When it comes to the myths that have been perpetuated throughout history, you've got a strong handle on what's true and what's false. Well done!

B+, Weather Myth Keen

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are weather myth awesome! Weather myths have been a part of American culture since the beginning. Luckily, you know what's true and what's false when it comes to weather!

A+, Weather Myth Awesome

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1
True or False: Lightning does not strike the same location twice during a single storm.
True
False
2
What civilization was Jupiter the weather god of?
Romans
Greeks
Egyptians
3
Why should one open the windows of a house during a tornado?
To prevent glass from shattering
You don't need to open the windows
To equalize pressure
4
What is the sunniest portion of the United States?
The Midwest
The Southwest
The Southeast
5
Dogoda is the Slavic goddess of which wind?
North wind
West wind
East wind
6
True or False: Tornadoes often hit large metropolitan areas.
True
False
7
What exactly is a waterspout?
A cyclone
A miniture hurricane
A tornado over water
8
Why don't tornadoes cross major rivers and big bodies of water?
They do cross rivers and bodies of water
Water hinders their rotation
Water temperatures slow down tornadoes
9
True or False: Chicago is one of the windiest cities in the U.S.
True
False
10
In which corner of your basement should you hide during a tornado?
Northeast
Southeast
It doesn't matter at all
11
True or False: Relative humidity is the best indicator of how sticky the air feels.
True
False
12
The largest snowflakes tend to form when what temperatures are present?
The 20s
The 30s
The 40s