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Aquatics International University: Lifeguarding Course

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Aquatics International University's Lifeguarding Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of lifeguarding issues including lifeguard handbooks, certification and in-service training. After reading the courses, take this brief test. Those who receive a score of 70% or higher will receive a certificate of completion.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following should be included in the first section of a lifeguard manual?
    • A. 

      Mission statement

    • B. 

      Emergency action plan

    • C. 

      Lateness policy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    CPR/AED certification is one lifeguarding requirement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Certification does not guarantee competency, nor imply future performance or sufficiency of training for all facilities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are responsibilities of the pool/operator manager, when it comes to lifeguards?
    • A. 

      Schedule work hours commensurate with experience

    • B. 

      Verify the competency of the hired lifeguards at the specific facility and at the depths that guards will be working

    • C. 

      Provide at least two guard uniforms per lifeguard

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    In service training should be:
    • A. 

      Mandatory

    • B. 

      Relevant

    • C. 

      Job specific

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the agencies currently recognized to provide lifeguarding certification?
    • A. 

      American Red Cross

    • B. 

      YMCA

    • C. 

      National Swimming Pool Foundation

    • D. 

      National Aquatic Safety Company

  • 7. 
    The length of lifeguard certification is generally between:
    • A. 

      Two and five years

    • B. 

      One and three years

    • C. 

      One and two years

    • D. 

      Two and three years

  • 8. 
    Lifeguards should receive emergency response training specific to the venue:
    • A. 

      Yearly

    • B. 

      Bi-weekly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Weekly

  • 9. 
    If a lifeguard in-service training is not documented, it basically did not take place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Site-specific training for lifeguards should include:
    • A. 

      Facility policies and procedures

    • B. 

      Emergency action plans

    • C. 

      Rescues with facility-specific equipment

    • D. 

      All of the above