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Great Blizzard of 1888: Quiz

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Question 1: [6] Severe flooding occurred after the storm due to melting snow, especially in the ________ area, which was more susceptible to serious flooding due to its topography.
BrooklynQueensNew York CitySuffolk County, New York

Question 2: Fire stations were immobilized, and property loss from ________ alone was estimated at $25 million.
FlameWildfireFireCombustion

Question 3: The Great Blizzard of 1888 or Great Blizzard of '88 (March 11 – March 14, 1888) was one of the most severe blizzards in ________' recorded history.
PhilippinesCanadaUnited StatesAlaska

Question 4: Fifty-eight inches of snow was reported in Saratoga Springs, New York; 48 inches in ________; 45 inches of snow in New Haven, Connecticut; and 22 inches of snow in New York City.
Capital DistrictGreen Island, New YorkAlbany, New YorkAlbany County, New York

Question 5: The weather preceding the blizzard was unseasonably mild with heavy ________ that turned to snow as temperatures dropped rapidly.
ClimateRainEarth rainfall climatologyPrecipitation (meteorology)

Question 6: The ________ estimated this incredible Nor'easter dumped 50 inches (1.3 m) of snow in Connecticut and Massachusetts, while New Jersey and New York had 40 inches (1.0 m).
South African Weather ServiceServicio Meteorológico NacionalNational Weather ServiceFiji Meteorological Service

Question 7: [1] Telegraph infrastructure was disabled, isolating ________ and most of the large northeastern U.S.
Underground City, MontrealDowntown MontrealGreater MontrealMontreal

Question 8: The storm, referred to as the Great White Hurricane, paralyzed the East Coast from the ________ to Maine,[3] as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada.
Delmarva PeninsulaAllegheny MountainsBlue Ridge MountainsChesapeake Bay







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