Test Your Survival Knowledge

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  • 1. 
    To locate Polaris (North Star)
    • A. 

      Look straight up.

    • B. 

      The two stars that form the handle of Ursa Major point directly to the North Star.

    • C. 

      The two stars that form the outer lip of Ursa Major point to the North Star.

    • D. 

      Find Orion' s belt and look west.

    • E. 

      It 's the brightest star in the sky!


  • 2. 
    The "open treatment" method is the safest way to manage wounds in survival situations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    You may use the moon to find the direction of North under certain circumstances. These are:
    • A. 

      If the moon is half full it always points north.

    • B. 

      If the moon rises before the sun sets, the side which is illuminated will be the west.

    • C. 

      If the man on the moon is looking at you turn around and that' s north.

    • D. 

      This is not true,you can't use the moon to find any direction, it varies too much.


  • 4. 
    If you find yourself with an intestinal parasite problem you may do all of the following to remedy your situation except one. Check the one you should not do.
    • A. 

      Add 4 tablespoons of salt to 1 liter of water.

    • B. 

      Eat 1 to 1 1/2 cigarettes.

    • C. 

      Drink 2 tablespoons of kerosene.

    • D. 

      Eat hot peppers.

    • E. 

      Eat 1/2 tablespoon of topsoil.


  • 5. 
    If you are in a survival situation and have a serious laceration, the best thing to do after cleaning would be:
    • A. 

      Suture the wound.

    • B. 

      Use a tourniquet.

    • C. 

      Leave the wound open.


  • 6. 
    In a survival situation you may be forced to do things that are dangerous to your health, yet help you survive. If you are extremely dehydrated you can:
    • A. 

      Drink the blood of a dead mammal.

    • B. 

      Drink your own urine.

    • C. 

      Drink Sea Water.

    • D. 

      Drink an alcoholic beverage.

    • E. 

      None of the above.


  • 7. 
    You can eat worms raw after dropping them in water for a few minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    You may eat any plant after boiling it for 30 minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    You can boil water in a plastic bag or container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    Smoke from your fire can be a weather predictor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    To treat sea sickness:
    • A. 

      Look at the horizon or close your eyes.

    • B. 

      Drink water.

    • C. 

      Rock back and forth in order to counter act the rocking motion of the vessel.

    • D. 

      Sing a song.


  • 12. 
    All North American reptiles are edible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    All birds are edible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    To treat diarrhea:
    • A. 

      Make a solution of handful of charcoal and treated water.

    • B. 

      Drink lots of water.

    • C. 

      Apply a cold compress to the lower abdomen.

    • D. 

      Eat dry foods such as crackers or bread.


  • 15. 
    If you have a firearm you can use it to signal distress. Choose the correct sequence for signaling.
    • A. 

      1 shot wait two seconds then 2 more shots consecutively.

    • B. 

      3 shots with 2 second intervals.

    • C. 

      10 shots with 1 second intervals.

    • D. 

      Two shots fired simultaneously


  • 16. 
    To signal the need for medical assistance from the ground to an airborne vessel use "X"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 17. 
    To signal distress using Morse Code:
    • A. 

      Three dots, three dashes, three dots

    • B. 

      Three dashes, three dots, three dashes

    • C. 

      Three dots, three dashes

    • D. 

      Three dots only


  • 18. 
    The dandelion grows in Arctic regions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 19. 
    Wool clothing or blankets will keep you warm and safe even when wet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 20. 
    The square knot is used to join two pieces of equal diameter rope together.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    38 rounds for a handgun also work in:
    • A. 

      357 Magnum

    • B. 

      M-16

    • C. 

      45 ACP

    • D. 

      12 Gauge shotgun


  • 22. 
    If martial law is enacted in America you should:
    • A. 

      Fly the rebel flag, lock and load!

    • B. 

      Run for the hills

    • C. 

      Fly an American flag and follow all laws and curfews in place

    • D. 

      Practice civil disobedience.


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