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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part V: Strange News.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Captain Halsey temporarily dock the Louisiana after the storm?
(a) Galveston.
(b) Pensacola.
(c) New Orleans.
(d) Key West.

2. What is the name of Captain Halsey's ship?
(a) Mississippi.
(b) Louisiana.
(c) Georgia.
(d) Carolina.

3. What is Isaac sent to Arkansas to study?
(a) Ants.
(b) Locusts.
(c) Grasshoppers.
(d) Bats.

4. What kind of dog is Joseph's pet that miraculously swims to their raft?
(a) Pointer.
(b) Hound.
(c) Mutt.
(d) Retriever.

5. Where do some of the occupants of the second train go to ride out the storm?
(a) Lighthouse.
(b) Steam ship.
(c) Grain silo.
(d) Trestle bridge.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Isaac's office?

2. The barometer reading Joseph takes the night before the storm is ____________.

3. How many cyclones has Captain Halsey survived?

4. What year is London hit with a devastating cyclone?

5. In 1891, the weather service comes under the control of what organization?

(see the answer key)

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