Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part II: The Serpent's Coil.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where do the American forecasters think the storm is headed?
(a) Out to sea.
(b) Haiti.
(c) Texas coastline.
(d) Atlantic coast.

2. What is the name of the steamship in the gulf on the day of the Hurricane?
(a) Missouri.
(b) Utah.
(c) Pensacola.
(d) Savannah.

3. In what year did Galveston experience a big fire?
(a) 1893.
(b) 1895.
(c) 1885.
(d) 1883.

4. Where does Isaac meet his wife?
(a) Train.
(b) Church.
(c) College.
(d) Work.

5. What is Isaac's occupation in addition to being a meteorologist?
(a) Anthropologist.
(b) Psychologist.
(c) Physician.
(d) Geologist.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the missing ship out of Tampa?

2. Who came up with a compelling theory about the cause of the trade winds?

3. The Friday before the hurricane brings what?

4. Where do Isaac and his family go on Sundays?

5. What time does six-year-old Isaac get up to start his chores?

(see the answer key)

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