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Aquatics International University: Risk Management Course

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Risk Management Quizzes & Trivia

Aquatics International University's Lifeguarding Quiz is designed to test your knowledge of risk management issues including insurance basics, signage and protecting against liability. 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. 
    To protect non-swimmers:
    • A. 

      Offer a swim test and visibly mark them so guards can tell swimmers from nonswimmers

    • B. 

      Have nonswimmers wear lifejackets

    • C. 

      Require that young nonswimmers stay within arms reach of a parent or guardian

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The majority of submersion injuries involved non-swimmers in the shallow end of the pool—less than five feet of water—even with lifeguards on duty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which is the first step in the risk management decision-making process?
    • A. 

      Determine options

    • B. 

      Identify the risk

    • C. 

      Conduct a survey

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Effective signage incorporates a combination of text and symbols to communicate messages beyond language barriers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which is NOT one of the four major safety messages that should be included in an aquatic signage system?
    • A. 

      No prolonged breath-holding

    • B. 

      Watch your children

    • C. 

      No running

    • D. 

      Nonswimmers must wear lifejackets

  • 6. 
    Signs should be placed so that patrons can view safety messages in ___ places prior to entering the water.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Three

  • 7. 
    Human factors experts suggest that people are NOT more apt to obey safety signs when they can clearly understand the hazard, its consequences, and how to avoid it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are types of insurance policies that are considered mandatory.
    • A. 

      Workers compensation

    • B. 

      General liability

    • C. 

      Workers compensation and a directors and officers policy

    • D. 

      Workers compensation and a general liability policy

  • 9. 
    Workers compensation covers injuries to employees only if the employer is at fault.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Talking with lifeguards is a good way to both identify risks and assess the results of a risk management strategy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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