WONDER #1193: What Causes Lightning?

Question 1 of 3

The Earth’s surface has what kind of charge?

  1. positive
  2. negative
  3. neutral
  4. irrelevant

Question 2 of 3

The negative charges that settle at the bottom of clouds are called what?

  1. protons
  2. neutrons
  3. neutrinos
  4. electrons

Question 3 of 3

Roy Sullivan has been struck by lightning how many times in his life?

  1. five
  2. six
  3. seven
  4. eight

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