WONDER #1236: Do Tornadoes Always Twist in the Same Direction?

Question 1 of 3

Most tornadoes in the northern hemisphere rotate in which direction?

  1. clockwise
  2. counter-clockwise
  3. north to south
  4. east to west

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is generally not directly affected by the Coriolis effect?

  1. Gulf Stream
  2. jet stream
  3. trade winds
  4. tornadoes

Question 3 of 3

The relationship between the Coriolis effect and a tornado’s spin direction can best be described by which word?

  1. direct
  2. unrelated
  3. moot
  4. indirect

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