Cold Weather Camping Quiz

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jeans are bad for cold weather camping because ____________________________________________
  • 2. 
    The best sock material for cold weather camping is _____________
  • 3. 
    Which layer should you bring on your cold weather outing?
    • A. 

      A sweatshirt

    • B. 

      A polar fleece

    • C. 

      A t-shirt

    • D. 

      A snuggie

  • 4. 
    The part of your body that is most important to keep warm is _______________________.
  • 5. 
    What do layers do that keeps you warm?
  • 6. 
    Which is warmer?
    • A. 

      Mittens

    • B. 

      Gloves

  • 7. 
    What is a good idea to do with your clothes for the next day as you go to bed?
  • 8. 
    Which is more effective on a cold weather outing?
    • A. 

      A campfire

    • B. 

      A stove

  • 9. 
    Which kind of water bottle is best when hiking in freezing temperatures?
    • A. 

      A metal canteen

    • B. 

      A plastic bottle with a small opening

    • C. 

      A plastic bottle with a large opening

    • D. 

      A plastic bottle with a screw-off top

  • 10. 
    Describe a snow shelter that is not an igloo.
  • 11. 
    You should stay together as a group when crossing an iced-over lake.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Light layers are better than heavy jackets for cold weather.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A wet surface gets colder faster than a dry surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You should not waste the heat it takes to gain/shed a layer while in cold weather.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    One material (other than denim) that is bad for cold weather camping clothes is _____________