WONDER #873: What Is a Solar Storm?

Question 1 of 3

What term is used for atmospheric effects felt on Earth from certain events that occur on the Sun?

  1. solar storm
  2. hurricane
  3. cyclone
  4. tornado

Question 2 of 3

Solar storms occur when what emits huge bursts of energy in the form of solar flares and coronal mass ejections

  1. the Moon
  2. the Earth
  3. the Octagon
  4. the Sun

Question 3 of 3

Solar storms send a stream of electrical charges and magnetic fields toward the Earth at what speed?

  1. 186 mph
  2. 5,000 mph
  3. 3 million mph
  4. 999 trillion mph

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