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Lightning Facts

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Lightning Facts game quiz
"A true or false quiz on lightning."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Lightning kills an average of 50 people per year in the United States.
    True
    False


2. Greek and Roman temples often were erected at sites where lightning struck.
    True
    False


3. A single lightning strike can kill several people who are in physical contact with one another or are in close enough range that the strike can spread out over the ground.
    True
    False


4. The safest thing that you can do if you are outside and there is lightning is get into a hard-topped all-metal vehicle (assume you have many options).
    True
    False


5. If you are in the mountains and lightning begins to strike, you should quickly get below the treeline and get into a grove of small trees.
    True
    False


6. Telephone lines are extremely dangerous during a storm.
    True
    False


7. Lightning strike survivors often have difficulty with short-term memory.
    True
    False


8. When a person is struck by lightning, the result can be cardiac arrest.
    True
    False


9. Lightning can spread out some 60 Ft. upon striking Earth's surface.
    True
    False


10. If there is no shelter, you should crouch on the balls of your feet in the open, keeping twice as far away from a tree as it is tall.
    True
    False


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Compiled Jun 28 12