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Trivia Quiz - Hurricane Katrina


This is a quiz on Hurricane Katrina, one of the most devastating Hurricanes in U.S. History. Whether you're a student or just reminiscing about the disaster, we have the Hurricane Katrina facts.

Quiz Number: 4434
Date Submitted: April 26, 2012
Quiz Categories: American History, Science & Nature
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 47.2 percent
Times Taken: 479 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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Hurricane Katrina
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1. In what year did Katrina hit the Southern States?
  A.   1999
  B.   2007
  C.   2009
  D.   2005

2. Where did Katrina actually form?
  A.   In the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean
  B.   Over the Bahamas
  C.   Over the Carribean Islands
  D.   Over Cuba

3. Katrina reached what category in the Hurricane Rating scale?
  A.   Category 5
  B.   Category 4
  C.   Category 3
  D.   Category 2

4. Katrina reached sustained winds at what speed?
  A.   155 mph
  B.   165 mph
  C.   175 mph
  D.   185 mph

5. How far inland did the remnants of Katrina actually reach?
  A.   Indiana
  B.   The Great Lakes
  C.   Kentucky
  D.   Southern Michigan

6. Katrina was one of the deadliest hurricanes in history, claiming how many lives?
  A.   over 1,836 lives
  B.   over 1,629 lives
  C.   over 1,912 lives
  D.   over 2,100 lives

7. As a result of Hurricane Katrina, 72 tornadoes formed in how many states?
  A.   10
  B.   4
  C.   6
  D.   8

8. Who was President of the United States when Katrina wrecked her havoc?
  A.   George HW Bush
  B.   Bill Clinton
  C.   George W. Bush
  D.   Barack Obama

9. How many countries pledged monetary assistance or other types of assistance to the United States in the aftermath of Katrina?
  A.   over 60
  B.   over 70
  C.   over 85
  D.   over 100

10. What country made the largest monetary pledge of $500 Million to assist the United States after Katrina's devastation?
  A.   Canada
  B.   France
  C.   Cuba
  D.   Kuwait


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