Big City Mountaineers Handbook: Online Orientation Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Select the objectives of a BCM expedition:
    • A. 

      Provide an emotionally and physically safe wilderness based expedition

    • B. 

      Build character and citizenship

    • C. 

      Teach outdoor survival skills

    • D. 

      Build self-esteem and self-efficacy

    • E. 

      Foster responsibility

    • F. 

      College readiness

    • G. 

      Group and individual goal setting

    • H. 

      Uncover resiliency

    • I. 

      Build care for others

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are mentor responsibilities? Check ALL that apply.
    • A. 

      Safety of youth

    • B. 

      Knowing, understanding & following BCM policies and procedures

    • C. 

      Support youth on their journey

    • D. 

      Celebrate youth success

    • E. 

      Help youth transfer their learning to the real world

    • F. 

      Be a positive role model

    • G. 

      Be a coach and lead by example

    • H. 

      Share your knowledge

    • I. 

      Confront negative behaviors and attitudes

    • J. 

      Be an active part of the adult leader team

  • 3. 
    The Instructor is the only adult to offer input on the progression and curriculum of the experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Policies as listed in the Adult Team Handbook must be followed by all BCM participants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You decided to walk a mile down the trail with one teen to retrieve a dropped water bottle.
    • A. 

      Okay

    • B. 

      Not Okay

  • 6. 
    Your group is thinking about climbing over big boulders and up a very steep rocky hillside to get to a scenic overlook. The potential fall doesn't look like it would be more than 10 ft.
    • A. 

      Okay

    • B. 

      Not Okay

  • 7. 
    Participants over 21 can drink beer while participating on a BCM program.
    • A. 

      Okay

    • B. 

      Not Okay

  • 8. 
    Which guidelines are true for BCMs kitchen policies?
    • A. 

      Do not step over or reach across stoves

    • B. 

      Pass pots using pot grabbers only

    • C. 

      Do not serve from pots while they are on the stove: put them on the ground first

    • D. 

      Have youth hold their mugs securely while pouring hot water

  • 9. 
    You are on a backpacking program sitting next to a beautiful lake. It's hot day - you decide to go for a quick swim
    • A. 

      Okay

    • B. 

      Not Okay

  • 10. 
    You are on a canoe program and everyone is wearing their life jackets and closed toed shoes. You decide to go for an afternoon swim.
    • A. 

      Okay

    • B. 

      Not Okay

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are reportable incidents?
    • A. 

      A student gets a small splinter that is easily removed.

    • B. 

      Because of un-motivated teens your team decides to leave the expedition on day 5.

    • C. 

      Your students don't sleep well because of a rainy night so you decide to hike 2 miles and spend the afternoon fishing and journaling.

    • D. 

      Two students go down to the lake alone and are approached by a bear.

    • E. 

      You are walking to find a private tree and notice a student smoking a cigarette in the woods.

  • 12. 
    One goal of the Reflection Roundtable is to create a structured and _________________ space for teens to reflect and share.
  • 13. 
    What are some topics to be sure to discuss during your daily adult team meeting?
    • A. 

      Any issues between the adults before you discuss teen issues

    • B. 

      How many mosquito bites you have

    • C. 

      Anything outstanding; positive or negative

    • D. 

      Things that are going well and things that are not going well

    • E. 

      What your fantasy meal is for your return home

    • F. 

      Touch on each teen and how they are doing

    • G. 

      Which of you smells the worst

    • H. 

      Strategies for improving and moving the expedition forward

    • I. 

      Nuts and bolts for tomorrow and beyond

  • 14. 
    On day 6 of the expedition which best describes the involvement of the adult mentors?
    • A. 

      Do most things for the teens as a role model.

    • B. 

      Doing nothing but kicking back and enjoying the sunshine.

    • C. 

      Allowing the teens to lead and do things for themselves with patience and encouragement.

  • 15. 
    What are the four parts of an experiential learning cycle?
    • A. 

      Experience

    • B. 

      Observe

    • C. 

      Activity

    • D. 

      Direct

    • E. 

      Reflect

    • F. 

      Conceptualize

    • G. 

      Apply