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Are you a weather nerd? Take our quiz

You might love to talk about the weather, but do you really know about the science and history behind it? This quiz will test how much of a real weather nerd you are. Test your knowledge!

1. You're at sea level and you see a lightning flash. Ten seconds later, you hear a thunderclap. About how far away are you from the lightning strike?

Ivan Alvarado/REUTERS
Lightning bolts strike around the Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcanic chain near southern Osorno city on June 5, 2011.

10 miles

Five miles

Two miles

One mile

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