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Question 1: This movement led to the hurricane's first landfall in ________.
JamaicaBarbadosGrenadaAntigua and Barbuda

Question 2: Early on September 9 the storm was designated Tropical Depression Twelve, near the Windward Islands about 400 miles (640 km) east of ________.
AnguillaBritish Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsBarbados

Question 3: Gilbert was the eighth tropical storm and third hurricane of the ________.
1988 Atlantic hurricane season1981 Atlantic hurricane season1987 Atlantic hurricane season1989 Atlantic hurricane season

Question 4: It is the second most intense hurricane ever observed in the ________ behind only Hurricane Wilma of the 2005 hurricane season, which was the costliest and most active Atlantic hurricane season on record.
Atlantic OceanPacific OceanArctic OceanIndian Ocean

Question 5: As the hurricane brushed the ________ a reporting station on Grand Cayman recorded a wind gust of 156 mph (252 km/h) while the storm passed just to the southeast on September 13.
Saint HelenaBritish Virgin IslandsAnguillaCayman Islands

Question 6: The storm spawned 29 tornadoes in Texas on September 18 before moving across Oklahoma and being absorbed by a low-pressure system over ________ on the 19th.

Question 7: Hurricane Gilbert was an extremely powerful Cape Verde-type hurricane that formed during the ________ and created widespread destruction in the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.
1987 Atlantic hurricane season1989 Atlantic hurricane season1988 Atlantic hurricane season1981 Atlantic hurricane season

Question 8: In northeastern Mexico, heavy rains in and around ________ caused tremendous flooding.
Nuevo LeónSan Nicolás de los GarzaMonterreySan Pedro Garza García

Question 9: [14] Gilbert was the most severe hurricane to hit Jamaica since ________ in 1951.
Hurricane Charlie (1951)Hurricane Charley1951 Atlantic hurricane seasonHurricane Easy (1951)

Question 10: American journalist Jules Siegel was living in Puerto Morelos, ________, (near Cancún) with his family.
Quintana RooYucatánMexicoChetumal, Quintana Roo


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