What Is Your 9-1-1 IQ? Test Your IQ Quiz

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What Is Your 9-1-1 IQ? Test Your IQ Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you call 9-1-1 by mistake, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Hang up

    • B. 

      Hang up, but call the non-emergency number to say it was a mistake

    • C. 

      Remain on the line to say it was a mistake

  • 2. 
    Are prank calls to 9-1-1 illegal?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only in some locations

  • 3. 
     If you call 9-1-1 from a cell phone, 9-1-1 can see...
    • A. 

      Name

    • B. 

      Address

    • C. 

      Phone number

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Can an old cell phone without a plan call 9-1-1? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      Yes, if the battery is charged

    • C. 

      No

  • 5. 
    “Swatting” a 9-1-1 call is:
    • A. 

      Calling 9-1-1 repeatedly for non-emergencies

    • B. 

      Tricking 9-1-1 into dispatching an emergency response based on a false report.

    • C. 

      Placing a real 9-1-1 call using a fake name

  • 6. 
    When was the first 9-1-1 call in the United States completed?
    • A. 

      1957

    • B. 

      1967

    • C. 

      1968

    • D. 

      1973

  • 7. 
    Why were the numbers “9-1-1” chosen? 
    • A. 

      It was quick

    • B. 

      It was easy to remember

    • C. 

      It hadn’t been used before

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Is there 9-1-1 coverage across all of the United State?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      Yes, except for Puerto Rico and the Virgin islands

    • C. 

      No

  • 9. 
    At the end of the 20th century, what percentage of the population of the United States was covered by some type of 9-1-1 service? 
    • A. 

      93%

    • B. 

      95%

    • C. 

      98%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 10. 
    How many 9-1-1 calls are made in the U.S. each year?
    • A. 

      119 million calls

    • B. 

      240 million calls

    • C. 

      367 million calls

    • D. 

      500 million calls

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