Bushcraft On Fire Survival Quiz! Trivia Questions

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Bushcraft On Fire Survival Quiz! Trivia Questions

Test your knowledge in Bushcraft on Fire Survival by taking the quiz below. Skills that are learnt along the way assist us in the crucial of times, especially, with fire. This applies to starting or stopping fire with the available materials through improvisations in the wilderness termed as survival skills. Bushcraft is about thriving in the natural environment, and the acquisition of the skills and knowledge to do so.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the MOST important Survival Skill one can have?
    • A. 

      Shelter Building

    • B. 

      Fire Making

    • C. 

      Positive Mental Attitude

    • D. 

      Trapping & Fishing

  • 2. 
    Solar Stills are more effective for gathering water than Transpiration Bag?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Toward the nearest ocean

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      Away from prevailing winds

    • D. 

      Downhill

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Run as fast as you can.

    • B. 

      Push your buddy down and call the bear for dinner.

    • C. 

      Yell and scream at the bear.

    • D. 

      Back away slowly..allowing the bear its space.

  • 5. 
    You haven't studied plants much.. but have heard of the Universal Edibility Test. You come across a plant that has umbrels on top and a smooth purple mottled stalk. You should:
    • A. 

      Watch the animals and see if they eat it.. then it's ok for you to eat also

    • B. 

      Try touching a bit to your tongue.. maybe chewing it (as per the UET) and see what happens

    • C. 

      Give some to your buddy and see if it harms them before you try it

    • D. 

      Never eat any plant without a positive ID

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Filter the water through your T-Shirt

    • B. 

      Filter the water through your T-Shirt with sand

    • C. 

      Filter the water through your T-Shirt with Sand, Grass, and some charcoal from your fire

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    You have found some water.. and you know that you need to treat it before you use it for drinking. You build a fire.. and put the water on the heat. How Long must the water go before it's ready to use?
    • A. 

      10 Minutes

    • B. 

      It must come to a boil, and then boil for 10 minutes

    • C. 

      Until it's too hot to touch

    • D. 

      Bring it to a boil, it will then be ready to use

  • 8. 
    You need to cut a stick, but your friend is standing in front of you. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Cut toward yourself so you don't injure your friend

    • B. 

      Cut toward your friend and hope you don't miss

    • C. 

      Ask your friend to move and carefully cut away from yourself

    • D. 

      Put the stick between your legs and cut it there so no one else can be harmed by your knife.

  • 9. 
    You need to move your camp, and you know that the closest town is toward the South. You don't have a compass. How do you find South?
    • A. 

      Look for the moss on the trees.. it's always on the North

    • B. 

      Use the Shadow Sitck method to find which way the sun is moving. West will be the FIRST stick you put in the ground.

    • C. 

      Use the Shadow Sitck method to find which way the sun is moving. West will be the LAST stick you put in the ground

    • D. 

      Look at the smoke from your fire.. it will always blow toward the East

  • 10. 
    It's dark. You and your friends are on a camping trip in a remote area. You have just weathered a huge storm. Depression is beginning to set in. What can you do to provide comfort, security and lift everyone's spirits?
    • A. 

      Tell everyone to get some sleep and they will feel better in the morning.

    • B. 

      Lead your friends in a round of camp songs.

    • C. 

      Build a fire, even if its small.

    • D. 

      Get angry with your friends and yell at them.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You and your friends have been through a huge ordeal during the night, but morning comes. Being familiar with the rule of 3s you know that you are going to need water. you rumble through the rubble and find a satisfactory container for the water. Since there is a nearby stream you collect water in the container. The stream is a mountain stream so you and your friends take a good drink, knowing you are safe from harm.
    • A. 

      True - Water from mountain streams is always safe to drink.

    • B. 

      False - You need to purify the water before drinking.

  • 13. 
    You and your friends have managed to build a suitable shelter and you have the necessary supplies to sustain you. A discussion arises between you and your friends as to whether you should stay put or try to hike out.
    • A. 

      Knowing that you are expected home in 3 days and that you left a note as to your location. you suggest staying put in the camp until help arrives.

    • B. 

      You draw straws to decdide who will hike out and who will stay.

    • C. 

      You and your friends should pack up what little gear you can and begtin the long journey to civilization.

    • D. 

      You leave your gear behind to lighten the load and start walking.

  • 14. 
    You and your friends have survived the storm. You have checked each other for injuries and any needed first aid has been applied. What should be your next step for survival?
    • A. 

      You decide that if you and your friends can yell loud enough someone might hear you and come to your rescue.

    • B. 

      All the excitement has made you hungry. You find whats left of your food.

    • C. 

      The rule of 3s says you can go 3 hours without shelter - so you start working on away to shelter you and your friends from the elements.

    • D. 

      Find a frisbee or a ball and enjoy the rest of your stay.

  • 15. 
    You and your friends have just come through a terrifying and destructive storm. What is the first thing you need to do?
    • A. 

      Check each other for injuries and apply first aid if needed.

    • B. 

      Make sure your clothes arent torn and you still look good.

    • C. 

      Start patting each other on the back and congratulating each other.

    • D. 

      Run for your life in case another storm is on the way.