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A little quiz to bust the myths about heat waves!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most Canadians do not think heat is a danger to them or anyone else in Canada.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Heat waves have been recorded in the Yukon
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Heat waves in Canada have led to...
    • A. 

      Train derailments

    • B. 

      Cows that can't milk

    • C. 

      Fights in bars

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Drinking cold beer helps to lessen the effects of high temperatures
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    “Urban Heat Island” is...
    • A. 

      A dance club in Vancouver

    • B. 

      An island off the coast of B.C. with unusually high summer temperatures

    • C. 

      Urban high temperature zones

    • D. 

      A song by the Tragically Hip

  • 6. 
    In the 2003 Heat Wave in Western Europe related deaths exceeded...
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      5,000

    • C. 

      15,000

    • D. 

      30,000

  • 7. 
    Most people ignore heat wave warnings
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Heat waves are responsible for more deaths in America than...
    • A. 

      Earthquakes

    • B. 

      Hurricanes

    • C. 

      Bushfires

    • D. 

      All of the above