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EAS/ENGR 122 Earthquake! Spring 2010 Quiz 4 3_8_10  1.  Hurricanes are defined by wind speeds that exceed:  a) 54 miles per hour b) 100 miles per hour c) 74 miles per hour d) the speed of sound 2. A typhoon is: a)   an early phase in the development of a hurricane b) the name used for hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean   c) the name used for hurricanes in the Indian Ocean d) a device used to kill whales 3.  Which is the following is NOT an ingredient for development of a hurricane: a) warm sea surface temperature b) deep moisture at low levels c) a convergence to trigger the hurricane d) proximity to a land mass 4. Hurricanes are usually ranked according to the: a) Beaufort scale b) Ewing-Oliver scale c) Fujita scale d) Saffir-Simpson scale 5. The majority of deaths associated with hurricanes since 1970 occurred:   a) at sea before landfall b) at the coastline EAS 1220 Spring 2010 Quiz 4 Page 1/3
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course EAS 1220 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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