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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part IV: Cataclysm.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does August Rollfing do when he finds his family at his sister's house?
(a) Whoops.
(b) Leaves.
(c) Cries.
(d) Faints.

2. Who correctly predicts the hurricane in Cuba?
(a) Col. Dunwoody.
(b) William Stockman.
(c) Father Vine.
(d) Father Gangoite.

3. What is the name of Isaac's youngest daughter?
(a) Esther.
(b) Rosemary.
(c) Ruby.
(d) Ruth.

4. Isaac receives conflicting reports about the storm's intensity from where?
(a) Cuba.
(b) Washington.
(c) Mexico.
(d) Florida.

5. What does Mrs. Hopkins plan to use as a raft?
(a) A door.
(b) A wooden beam.
(c) A tire.
(d) A mattress.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many miles above sea level is the highest point of Galveston?

2. In what field is Isaac a pioneer?

3. What college does Isaac attend?

4. On what does Louisa Rollfing's family make a final payment?

5. Isaac and his colleagues believe that the ____ is the single most destructive element in a hurricane.

(see the answer key)

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