Home Safety - General Safety Quiz

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General Safety Quizzes & Trivia

According to the FBI, in 2003 there were more than 2. 1 million reported burglaries in the United States - that's 740 burglaries per 100,000 inhabitants. The majority of those offenses - 66 percent - were residential, with the thief taking away an average $1,600 in goods and cash from a home like yours.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you keep your ladders and tools in a locked garage or storage shed?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 2. 
    When you go out in the evening do you leave several lights on inside your home?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 3. 
    Do you have deadbolt locks on all of your exterior doors?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 4. 
    Do you have a home inventory of all your personal property stored in a safe, fire-proof place?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 5. 
    Are the windows and doors of your home clearly visible from the street or from your neighbor's yard?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 6. 
    Are the entries into your home well lighted all night long?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 7. 
    Did you re-key all the locks in your house after you moved in?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 8. 
    Are your entry doors made of steel, solid core wood (at least 1-3/4 inches) or metal wrapped wooden doors?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 9. 
    Do you have a 'Neighborhood Watch' or similar program established in your area?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 10. 
    Do you keep an extra set of keys with a trusted neighbor, rather than hiding a set outside your home?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 11. 
    Do your exterior doors fit their frames tightly, with no more than 1/8 inch space between the door and frame?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 12. 
    Are your sliding glass doors secured with locks, jammed with a dowel rod from inside, and protected from being easily lifted out from their frames?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 13. 
    Do all of your entry doors have a peephole with a wide-angle viewer?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 14. 
    LWhen you are gone, do you have timers on some of your lighting to turn the lights off and on to create the illusion that someone is home?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 15. 
    Can anyone gain access through a mail slot, dryer vent, or pet entrance?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 16. 
    Have you installed extra, motion-sensitive security lighting around your home?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 17. 
    Do you shred or otherwise destroy your junk mail before discarding it?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 18. 
    Do you have at least one telephone (cell phone) that can be operated without a 'land line?'
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

  • 19. 
    Are your address numbers clearly visible to emergency response personnel from the street?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO

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