May Day Disaster Knowledge Quiz

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May Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to part of the SCDAH participation in the Society of American Archivists May Day initiative. It is meant to help test your knowledge of our disaster plan and hopefully refresh your memory about steps we have in place for staff and collection safety and protection.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What percentage of Presidentially declared disasters are weather or flood related?
    • A. 

      95%

    • B. 

      27%

    • C. 

      54%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 2. 
    This season starts June 1st and runs through November 30th
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Tsunami

  • 3. 
    Where are our agency disaster recovery supplies stored?
  • 4. 
    Who should you call if you find a water leak in the building?
    • A. 

      The State Newspaper

    • B. 

      Lorie (and Heather if records are affected)

    • C. 

      Ghost Busters

    • D. 

      Rodger

  • 5. 
    If you smell, see, or hear something out of the ordinary in the building, you should
    • A. 

      Take a few minutes to check it out

    • B. 

      Make sure your coworkers showered

    • C. 

      Ignore it

    • D. 

      Blame Dutch

  • 6. 
    Why should collection items be kept at least 3 inches off the ground?
  • 7. 
    PReP stands for
    • A. 

      Please remember Elvis Pressley

    • B. 

      Public Relations equals People

    • C. 

      Pocket Response Plan

    • D. 

      Private Representative

  • 8. 
    If you discover some mold on a folder from the stacks, you should
    • A. 

      Put it back in the box, no one will notice

    • B. 

      Taste it to see if it really is mold

    • C. 

      Wipe it off and put it back in the stacks

    • D. 

      Isolate the folder from other records and notify Heather immediately

  • 9. 
    South Carolina has experienced several disasters this year, including 3 of this type of fire on court related buildings