How Well You Know Emergency Procedures? Trivia Quiz

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How Well You Know Emergency Procedures? Trivia Quiz

How well do you know emergency procedures? This quiz will help you with being more comfortable in the event of an emergency. This quiz concentrates on who you call for immediate assistance from police, fire, or ambulance, what you should do if a bomb threat is made, what you should do during a natural disaster like a tornado, and what to do if there is a fire. Be aware and be safe; take this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY that requires IMMEDIATE assistance from police, fire, or ambulance what number do you call?
    • A. 

      911 only. Let the federal police worry about getting them into the building. This is an emergency, for Pete's sake

    • B. 

      The Mega Center. That number is conveniently located under any phone handle on the 3rd floor: 1-800-4-FPS-411 (1-877-437-7411). They will call 911 and make sure that the federal police know of the emergency and will assist emergency crew to the scene.

    • C. 

      Your Mom. She always has good advice during an emergency.

    • D. 

      I'm not sure, but I always conference with my fellow coworkers before making any decision, and then we talk about it VERY loudly on the way to the muster site. We know this drill, and we don't need to hear the PA system.

  • 2. 
    There is a BOMB THREAT and they have called for a total buildng evacuation.  Oh my goodness.  You need to get out, and you need to get out fast.  You grab the emergency flyer, your car keys, the laptop, your cell phone...(okay now, don't forget this is an EMERGENCY).  You exit the building. Where do you go?
    • A. 

      The 12th street parking lot. Thank goodness you got out fast

    • B. 

      I'm a resident of the 3rd floor. I know that for a total building evac I need to go to the corner of Truman and Holmes and look for my department so that I can muster.

    • C. 

      It is a beautiful day out. This evac may not be a bad thing. There is a Latteland AND a Starbuck on the corner of 12th and Main St. I might head up there, grab an iced tea, and enjoy the sunshine on my face. I'll muster by phone.

    • D. 

      The ground floor. Didn't someone mention the ground floor somewhere, at some time, during an ALL STAFF?

  • 3. 
    You answer the phone and hear a voice scrambler on the other end telling you that there is a bomb in the building.  This is as scary as the movie Scream.  Oh my.  You keep the scary voice on the phone while you try to remember what to do for a bomb threat.  What do you next?
    • A. 

      You start screaming like a banchee. You WANT people to hear you. You hang up the phone and yell to evac the floor. You love these people. You want them out of the building and safe.

    • B. 

      Ask the caller to hold while you locate the bomb threat procedures. You remember that floor warden sent them electronically at some point. Now, if you can only find them.

    • C. 

      You have done an excellent job keeping them on the phone. Thank goodness you listened to your floor warden and printed out the flyer for emergency procedures where bomb threat procedures are located. You alert your cube mate to call the Federal Police at the Mega Center (conveniently located under his phone handle at 1-877-4-FPS-411).

    • D. 

      Transfer them to the Mega Center so that the FPS (federal police) can handle this. This is WAY out of your pay grade.

  • 4. 
    There has been bad weather all day, and they are predicting that it is prime tornado weather.  Ugh.  You hear the alarm go off saying that there is a tornado.  What do you?
    • A. 

      Grab my flyer, run into the bathroom, and call home. You need to make sure that family is okay, too

    • B. 

      Go into the central hall toward the City of Fountains room. You stay away from windows or glass doors. This is scary. You stay quiet so you can hear any announcements.

    • C. 

      You go into the central hallway towards the City of Fountains hallway. You stay away from any windows or glass doors. Oh my. Is that your old friend Matt? you haven't seen him in so long. This is a good time to catch and laugh about the good ole days.

    • D. 

      Run to the window with my really cool smart phone so that I can take a video of the tornado. This is going to be an exciting story one day, but those pesky window blinds get in the way of your Hollywood debut. Oh well.

  • 5. 
    There is a fire on the floor above you.  It is time to evacuate.  you remember that they recently changed our location but cannot remember where it is. Where do you go?
    • A. 

      To the corner of Truman and Holmes. Isn't that where we go EVERY drill, anyway?

    • B. 

      The ground floor....I remember someone saying 2 floors down

    • C. 

      The 701 E 12th Street Employee Parking Lot. It is a good thing I read my emails and recently printed off the EMERGENCY PROCEDURE Flyer (the one that was emailed in July 2013).

    • D. 

      I'm gonna follow the pack. It hasn't steared me wrong thus far in my life

  • 6. 
    We have been evacuated to the corner of Truman and Holmes.  There are so many people out here.  How do I find someone to muster with?
    • A. 

      Look for the large CMS banner, staff wearing orange vests, someone with a walkie talkie, or someone holding up a clip board that has different 3rd floor departments written on it.

    • B. 

      What does muster mean?

    • C. 

      It is 2 o'clock. Can't I just go home now?

    • D. 

      I'm supposed to be at the corner of Truman and Holmes? I've been standing in the 12th st parking lot for an hour. This explains a lot.

  • 7. 
    There is a fire in the building and the 3rd floor has been evacuated.  You are assisting a staff member who has a cane.  He can use the elevator right?
    • A. 

      No. What if the doors open on the floor of the fire, or even worse, the electrical system shuts down and you end up trapped! Use the stairs and assist your co-worker down, but don't leave them.

    • B. 

      Yes. We are only on the third floor. Should only take a second to get downstairs.

    • C. 

      No. I know better. I will help them to the stairwell, and then I will tell them to call me when they get to the muster site

    • D. 

      Yes, but he must use the freight elevator if there is a fire.

  • 8. 
    The disabled evac site for total building evacuation is located where?
    • A. 

      Corner of Truman and Holmes

    • B. 

      12th St and Harrison (Kryger Glass)

    • C. 

      701 e 12th st

    • D. 

      Shelter in place

  • 9. 
    Someone collapses at their desk.  There is a staff nurse who knows what to do. She had another staff call the Mega Center (which will dispatch 911 for the building) and she asks you to get the AED.  Where is the closest one located?
    • A. 

      We have an AED?

    • B. 

      The Health Clinic will have one.

    • C. 

      There is one mounted on the wall at the DQI main desk across from the Truman Room.

    • D. 

      I'm not comfortable handling an AED. I'll wait until she tells someone else to get it.

  • 10. 
    I have read the emergency procedure flyer that the Safety Team sent via email (and is attached to the email that had this quiz link).  I will print it out and keep it in my cubicle so that I have ALL the safety information at my fingertips. 
    • A. 

      I agree. i will do that now.

    • B. 

      I have not done it, but I intend to.

    • C. 

      I'm way ahead of you. It was done a long time ago.

    • D. 

      I know I should, but I really do not want to.

  • 11. 
    You are exiting your floor via the stairwell.  You know that the correct way to exit the stairwell during and emergency is:
    • A. 

      Stay to the right (so that emergency crew can get up via the left side), stay single file, stay quiet so you can hear announcements, move swiftly but do not panic

    • B. 

      Panic. There is no time for order! It's a good thing you played football and can clear this crowd quickly. Don't they know this is an emergency!

    • C. 

      Well, I'm gonna wait for my BFF Barb. She tried a new restaurant last night, and I cannot wait to hear about it! She said she had so much fun. We should walk down together. Better time management.

    • D. 

      We need to get down the stairs quickly. We wil walk three abreast, taking 2steps at a time. If we scream the echo in the stairwell will keep everyone quiet.

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