Hurricanes can be extremely scary -- especially if your home is right in the path of a destructive Category 4 or 5 storm. But there are ways to prepare your family and home for when the next one makes landfall. Take our quiz to find out just how prepared you really are in case the big one hits!
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What does a hurricane watch mean?
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What's a hurricane warning?
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What should you do if a hurricane watch is issued for your area?
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How many days of food and water should be stocked in your disaster kit?
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How much water should each person have per day?
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What type of material should you use to board up your windows in case of a hurricane?
Question 7 of 20
When is Hurricane Preparedness Week in 2012?
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According to the National Weather Service, what's the best way to prevent getting stuck in a hurricane?
Question 9 of 20
About how many tropical storms develop each year off the south and east coasts of the United States?
Question 10 of 20
How many of those become hurricanes?
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How many of those do strike the coastline?
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When does the Atlantic hurricane season start?
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When does it end?
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When is the peak of hurricane season?
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What's the bigger danger from a hurricane: the wind or the storm surge?
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What's the difference between a Category 1 hurricane and a Category 4, in terms of damage?
Question 17 of 20
Which of these is particularly vulnerable to hurricanes?
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Which of these places is a good spot for a hurricane safe room?
Question 19 of 20
How long should you wait to leave after you're ordered to evacuate?
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