Bing Turbocharge Quiz Answers – Jun 20 (Storm Race)

The following questions are from the “Microsoft Rewards Bing Turbocharge Quiz” for 6-20-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find the wrong answer to any question!!!

Can you race to the answers for this storm?

Question 1: Which instrument is essential for storm chasers to measure wind speed?

  • Barometer
  • Thermometer
  • Anemometer

Correct Answer: Anemometer

Fact: For storm chasers, an anemometer is the essential instrument used to measure wind speed. This device is crucial for assessing the intensity of storms and tornadoes by providing real-time wind velocity data. There are various types of anemometers, including cup, vane, and ultrasonic models, each designed to measure wind speed accurately in extreme weather conditions.

Question 2: What phenomenon are storm chasers most likely to pursue?

  • Waves
  • Tornadoes
  • Mountains

Correct Answer: Tornadoes

Fact: Storm chasers are primarily focused on pursuing tornadoes, a severe weather phenomenon characterized by a rapidly rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. These intense vortices are of particular interest due to their dramatic and destructive nature, as well as the valuable meteorological data they provide. Chasers also track supercell thunderstorms, which can spawn tornadoes and produce large hail, strong winds, and flash flooding.

Question 3: Which term is the area of a thunderstorm with the highest danger due to winds?

  • The storm’s tail
  • Severe downburst
  • The eye of the storm

Correct Answer: Severe downburst

Fact: A severe downburst involves a powerful, localized downdraft that hits the ground and spreads out, producing intense, damaging winds. These winds can reach speeds similar to weak tornadoes, causing significant damage over a large area. Severe downbursts are particularly hazardous due to their sudden onset and the potential for extensive wind damage.

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