Mental Composure, Interactive Review

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Keeping your head in an outdoor survival situation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. The first issue in a survival situation is:
    • A. 

      A. Finding Food

    • B. 

      B. Finding water

    • C. 

      C. Building Shelter

    • D. 

      D. Signalling for help

    • E. 

      E. None of the above

    • F. 

      F. All of the above

  • 2. 
    The first thing to do if a survival situation occurs is:
    • A. 

      A. Stop and gain your composure

    • B. 

      B. Signal for help

    • C. 

      C. Build a signal fire

    • D. 

      D. Shoot your gun three times

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

  • 3. 
    You can take an inventory of your equipment after:
    • A. 

      A. You have started a fire

    • B. 

      B. You have built a shelter

    • C. 

      C. You have signaled for help

    • D. 

      D. You have found food

    • E. 

      E, All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

  • 4. 
     The second thing you should do after discovering that you are lost is:
    • A. 

      A. Try to backtrack yourself

    • B. 

      B. Yell for help at the top of your lungs

    • C. 

      C. Take an inventory of your equipment

    • D. 

      D. Shoot a deer or elk for meat

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

  • 5. 
     The most important tool in your inventory is:
    • A. 

      A, Your firearm

    • B. 

      B. Your compass/GPS

    • C. 

      C. Your matches

    • D. 

      D. Your Brain

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following will make the survival situation worse:
    • A. 

      A, Not having a firearm

    • B. 

      B. Not knowing what time it is

    • C. 

      C. Panic

    • D. 

      D. Anger

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not in the proper sequence of things to do in gaining mental composure:
    • A. 

      A. Stop

    • B. 

      B. Think

    • C. 

      C. Compose yourself

    • D. 

      D. Find water

    • E. 

      E. Take an inventory of the situation

    • F. 

      F. Take an inventory of your equipment and resources

  • 8. 
    You are lost. You take inventory of the situation. Which, if any, of the following are important considerations in deciding whether to keep moving or stay put (identify all that apply):
    • A. 

      A. It is early in the day, the sky has cleared and you can now see familiar landmarks

    • B. 

      B. It is late in the day and the bad weather is socking in

    • C. 

      C. It is late in the day, you are in steep country and the ground is covered with snow and ice

    • D. 

      D. It is late in the day, you are in steep country and the ground is rocky and rough

    • E. 

      E. It is late in the day, you are injured and will have a difficult time walking very far

    • F. 

      F. You don't have a compass or gps

    • G. 

      G. All of the above

  • 9. 
    In the story about the scouts the mistake that caused the survival event to occur was:
    • A. 

      A. Some scouts were out of shape

    • B. 

      B. The scouts didn't have a compass

    • C. 

      C. The scouts were unfamiliar with the trail and didn't have a map of the trail area

    • D. 

      D. The scouts didn't have sleeping bags or space blankets with them

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

  • 10. 
    In the story about the scouts there were several things that they did right. Identify the main one:
    • A. 

      A. They had plenty of food

    • B. 

      B. They had adequate water

    • C. 

      C. They had matches

    • D. 

      D. They told someone at home when they planned to return and where they were hiking.

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

    • F. 

      F. None of the above

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