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f.What is the energy source of a hurricane?a.Strong trade windsb.Release of latent heatc.Gravityd.e.Coriolis effectf.Earth’s magnetic fieldWhat is the approximate forward speed of a hurricane (how fast does it approach the coast)?Before a tropical cyclone becomes a hurricane or a tropical storm, it starts out as a tropical ______.What is the most dangerous aspect of a hurricane?What is the approximate diameter of most hurricanes and of a hurricane’s eye?a.hurricane diameter is about 50 to 150 km with an eye about 1 to 2 kmb.hurricane diameter is about 500 to 2,000 km with an eye about 10 to 25 kmc.hurricane diameter is about 50 to 150 km with an eye about 40 to 100 kmd.hurricane diameter is about 160 to 800 km with an eye about 20 to 50 kme.hurricane diameter is about 200 to 600 km with an eye about 1 to 2 kmWhy do most tropical cyclones develop between 5oand 20oNorth and South latitude?In which quadrant is the storm surge most pronounced?
Which of the following regions has sustained over 64% of the fatalities inflicted by hurricanes and related flooding and landslides?Why is storm damage of a westward-moving hurricane generally less on the south side of the eye?a.winds in the left-front quadrant point most directly at the shore. they cause the greatest surgeand wind effectsb.it isn’t. the storm surge is highest right under the eye where the atmospheric pressure is lowest.c.it isn’t. the hurricane winds are highest both just north and just south of the eye, less farther away.d.the winds are moving offshore there, so the waves are smaller. the storm surge is north of the eye.e.the winds are moving offshore there rather than onshore, so the debris travels over open water rather than colliding with buildings.