A Quiz About How To Be Safe During An Earthquake

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A Quiz About How To Be Safe During An Earthquake

This is a quiz about how to be safe during an earthquake and how to react when the shaking starts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During an Earthquake: 
    • A. 

      Evacuate the building via the stairs

    • B. 

      Stand by your desk or a solid cabinet

    • C. 

      Take immediate cover beside something tall for protection

    • D. 

      Take immediate cover under a desk, counter or in a doorway

  • 2. 
    Most people get injured during an earthquake by:
    • A. 

      Moving less than 5 feet

    • B. 

      Moving more than 5 feet

    • C. 

      Staying still

    • D. 

      Taking cover

  • 3. 
    If outside:
    • A. 

      Get indoors asap

    • B. 

      Stay away from buildings

    • C. 

      Stay away from narrow streets

    • D. 

      Try to get in an open area/duck and cover

  • 4. 
    If the furniture you are sheltering under starts to move:
    • A. 

      Find something else for a shelter

    • B. 

      Get out of the way in case you get hurt

    • C. 

      Move with it

    • D. 

      Scream

  • 5. 
    If you can't get under a desk, another safe option would be (choose the wrong answer):
    • A. 

      Near outside doors

    • B. 

      To just duck and cover

    • C. 

      Against a wall in the middle of the room

    • D. 

      Support columns

  • 6. 
    During an earthquake, stay away from (choose the incorrect answer):
    • A. 

      Glass doors and windows

    • B. 

      Light fixtures

    • C. 

      Support columns

    • D. 

      Tall shelves

  • 7. 
     Immediately after an earthquake:
    • A. 

      If outside get inside

    • B. 

      Turn off all electrical and gas switches

    • C. 

      Check for hazards

    • D. 

      If inside get outside

  • 8. 
    If a fire has started in your area (choose incorrect answer):
    • A. 

      Exit the building via the stairs to the evacuation point

    • B. 

      Check the emergency supplies for marshmallows and start toasting

    • C. 

      Put it out if possible

    • D. 

      Inform the Floor Warden

  • 9. 
    If you can't return home, you need to rely on (choose incorrect answer):
    • A. 

      Emergency supplies stored on each floor

    • B. 

      Supplies collected from nearby offices and shops

    • C. 

      Your own fat resources

    • D. 

      Your own supplies of food and clothing

  • 10. 
    If Fire Alarms are ringing:
    • A. 

      Exit building to the evacuation point via the stairs

    • B. 

      Stay where you are unless a fire breaks out

    • C. 

      Watch and follow everyone else

    • D. 

      Search for the fire to put it out

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