Early hurricane rips through Caribbean

Q: Beryl, the earliest storm to develop into a Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic, roared across the Caribbean Sea last week, devastating islands long its path. Where is the Caribbean Sea?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Record-shattering ocean temperatures helped Beryl gain strength as it formed in the tropical Atlantic Ocean and tore through the Caribbean. June water temperatures in the region were as high as the average during peak hurricane season in ...

A. July

B. August

C. September

D. October

Q: After crossing the Caribbean, Hurricane Beryl slammed into what Mexican peninsula?

A. Baja

B. Revillagigedo

C. Tehuantepec

D. Yucatan

Q: The deadliest hurricane to ever hit the United States struck along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in 1900. Which city was destroyed by that storm?

A. Corpus Christ

B. Galveston

C. New Orleans

D. Tampa

Q: The name Caribbean is derived from what?

A. Indigenous people

B. Sea creatures

C. Spanish explorer

D. Type of seaweed

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