How Long Would You Survive In Cold Water?

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How Long Would You Survive In Cold Water?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you fell into ice water, how long do you have before you freeze to death?
    • A. 

      About 3 minutes

    • B. 

      About 20 minutes. After that your blood will be so thick you will freeze to death.

    • C. 

      About one hour before you turn into a Popsicle.

    • D. 

      You won't freeze to death because you will loose consciousness and die from drowning first.

  • 2. 
    Select all of the following temperatures of water that can cause hypothermia
    • A. 

      80 degree water

    • B. 

      70 degree water

    • C. 

      60 degree water

    • D. 

      40 degree water

    • E. 

      33 degree water

  • 3. 
    A person can die from the initial shock of really cold water immersion?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When falling into ice water, the water may splash into the mouth or throat and cause your epiglottis may spasm closed. (The epiglottis is the cartilage flap that keeps liquid out of your lungs when you drink.)  If the spasm lasts long enough you will "drown" because the airway to your lungs is closed.  This type of drowning is called?
  • 5. 
    Have you ever fallen into ice water?  Describe what it felt like
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