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Question 1: ________ (ACE), is used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other agencies, to express the activity of individual tropical cyclones which are above tropical storm strength and entire tropical cyclone seasons.
2007 Atlantic hurricane season2002 Atlantic hurricane seasonAccumulated cyclone energy2004 Atlantic hurricane season

Question 2: Any tropical cyclone that forms between longitude 45°E and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere is monitored by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), who run the Regional Specialized Meteorological Center in New Delhi, ________.
India and the Non-Aligned MovementIndiaLok SabhaResearch and Analysis Wing

Question 3: Below is a summary of the classifications used by ________ worldwide:
Regional Specialized Meteorological CenterTropical cyclone basinsTropical cyclone scalesTropical cyclone

Question 4: The definition of sustained winds recommended by the ________ (WMO) and used by most weather agencies is that of a 10-minute average at a height of 10 m (33 ft).
DenmarkWorld Meteorological OrganizationUniversal Postal UnionFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 5: Should a tropical depression should reach 35 kn (65 km/h, 40 mph), it will receive a name and will be classified as a ________.
Tropical cyclone basinsTropical cycloneRainEye (cyclone)

Question 6: These classifications are based on the ________ produced by the storm averaged over a 10-minute interval.
Eye (cyclone)Tropical cyclone observationMaximum sustained windTropical cyclone

Question 7: However they are used by other organizations, such as the ________.
National Agricultural Statistics ServiceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationUnited States Environmental Protection AgencyNational Weather Service

Question 8: The definition of sustained winds recommended by the ________ (WMO) and used by most weather agencies is that of a 10-minute average at a height of 10 m (33 ft).
DenmarkWorld Meteorological OrganizationUniversal Postal UnionFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 9: If a tropical depression should reach 35 knots (40 mph, 65 km/h), it will be named by the TCWC or RSMC and be classified as a ________.
Tropical cyclone basinsEye (cyclone)Tropical cycloneRain

Question 10: Should a tropical cyclone form in the North Atlantic Ocean or the North-eastern ________, it will be classified using one of the categories in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.
Arctic OceanPacific OceanSouthern OceanIndian Ocean







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