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Storm Facts: True or False?

Are you a storm expert or more of an armchair spectator? This quiz will test the limits of your weather trivia!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  October 11th 2023

Hold on to your hats... There's a storm coming in the latest Beano and Minnie is very excited! At Beano HQ, we love a true or false quiz, so we've decided to test you on your storm trivia. How much do you know about the sort of weather that would ruin some laundry drying on the washing line? OK, then. Let's quiz!

1/10 A menacing cloud looms over a country road

There are approximately 2 million thunderstorms every year. True or false?

2/10 A bull and a donkey look at a tornado

Tornadoes happen in the USA more than anywhere else. True or false?

3/10 A man sneezing

The pollen counts during a thunderstorm can be up to 12 times higher than average. True or false?

4/10 A chicken near Ben Nevis

Scotland is the windiest country on the planet. True or false?


A lightning bolt is five times hotter than the surface of the sun. Now, is that true or false?

6/10 A person scared of a thunder and lightning storm

Rumblaphobia is the fear of thunder and lightning. True or false?

7/10 A man in a storm

The eye of a storm is actually calm. True or false?

8/10 A pigeon in a storm

Lighting cannot strike the same place twice. True or false?

9/10 A typhoon with a name sticker reading John

A typhoon named John lasted for a month. Yes, you've guessed it... true or false?

10/10 Snow tree

Blizzards are snowstorms which are over 100 miles an hour. True or false?

Result: Washout

Washout! Oh, the did the bad weather spoil your concentration? You could always have another go. Go on, we believe in you!

Result: Wind enthusiast

Wind enthusiast! You know a fair bit about wind and rain and all the other stuff that would ruin a barbecue! Not the result you wanted? Why not have another go and you could get an even higher score!

Result: Storm fan

Storm fan! You love a bit of weather and know many of the facts to back it up! Not the result you wanted? Why not wear your best raincoat and head back out into the trivia downpour!

Result: Weather expert

Weather expert! You really know your stuff when it comes to various types of storms and the sort of weather that would make you stay indoors during a school break. Well done!