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Know These Lightning And Thunder Facts!

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1 Question
30 seconds
Q.

A bolt of lightning is made up of ________.


Electric current

Sunlight

Both

2 Question
30 seconds
Q.

During stormy weather, lightning comes before thunder.


True

False

3 Question
30 seconds
Q.

During lightning, a huge amount of ___________ discharge is released into the atmosphere.


Electronic

Electrostatic

Electic

4 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The heat created during lightning is due to the rapid movement of _________.


Neutrons

Protons

Electrons

5 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The Catatumbo lightning is a region of constant lightning for about 160 nights per year and is located in __________.


Columbia

Paraguay

Venezuela

6 Question
30 seconds
Q.

A single flash of lightning can carry about 300 million Volts of electricity.


True

False

7 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The nature and volume of thunder depends on the ___________.


Amount of humidity

Distance from lightning

Darkness of sky

8 Question
30 seconds
Q.

_________ is the field of studies that deals with thunder.


Brontology

Brothology

Brocology

9 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The Roman philosopher who proposed that thunder is formed due to the collision of hail and clouds was ___________.


Anaximander 

Aristotle

Lucretius

10 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The sounds of thunders have been classified into _________ categories based on loudness, duration, and pitch.


Five

Four

Three

11 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The time taken for a bolt of lightning to strike is __________.


2 Microseconds

2 Milliseconds

2 Macroseconds

12 Question
30 seconds
Q.

A _________ is a low rumbling thunder that lasts a bit longer.


Clap

Rumble

Peal

13 Question
30 seconds
Q.

_________ is the fear of lightning and thunder.


Astraphobia

Brontophobia

Both

14 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Is the temperature of lightning very high?


Yes

No

15 Question
30 seconds
Q.

_________ is the name of a thundercloud that forms in the Tiwi Islands in the Northern Territory of Australia every day between September and March each year.


Helen

Henry

Hector

16 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The heat produced by lightning is said to be hotter than the Sun.


True

False

17 Question
30 seconds
Q.

____________ are tube-like structures formed when lightning hits the sand of the ground.


Flamento

Fulverent

Fulgurite

18 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Is it okay to stand under a tree when it thunders?


Yes

No

19 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The length of a bolt of lightning can go up to ________ miles.


80

90

200

20 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The American state that experiences the most number of lightning strikes is _______.


California

Texas

Florida