Scottish Seabird Centre Induction Quiz

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Scottish Seabird Centre Induction Quiz - Quiz

This is an induction quiz designed to help new members of staff to the Centre. This will focus on information a new start should know when working in any public area.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which island is this?

    • A.

      The Isle of May

    • B.

      Craigleith

    • C.

      Bass Rock

    • D.

      Fidra

    • E.

      Treasure

    Correct Answer
    C. Bass Rock
    Explanation
    Bass Rock is the correct answer because it is an island located in the Firth of Forth in Scotland. It is known for its large population of seabirds, particularly gannets. The island is uninhabited and has a distinctive appearance due to its steep cliffs and the white color of the bird droppings covering the rock. Bass Rock is also a popular tourist attraction and has historical significance as a former prison and a site for lighthouse construction.

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  • 2. 

    Which year did the Scottish Seabird Centre open?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      2000

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      1995

    • E.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    B. 2000
    Explanation
    The Scottish Seabird Centre opened in the year 2000.

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  • 3. 

    What is this bird?

    • A.

      Puffin

    • B.

      Seagull

    • C.

      Gannet

    • D.

      Pigeon

    • E.

      Shag

    Correct Answer
    C. Gannet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gannet. Gannets are large seabirds known for their striking appearance and diving abilities. They have long wings, a pointed beak, and a white body with black wingtips. Gannets are primarily found in the North Atlantic and are known for their spectacular plunge diving technique to catch fish. They are skilled hunters and have a distinct appearance that sets them apart from other birds listed in the options.

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  • 4. 

    Where should you assemble in the event of a fire alarm?

    • A.

      Out on Anchor Green

    • B.

      On the Cafe Deck

    • C.

      In the Education Centre

    • D.

      By the Harbor

    • E.

      On the beach

    Correct Answer
    A. Out on Anchor Green
    Explanation
    In the event of a fire alarm, it is important to assemble in a safe location outside of the building. Out on Anchor Green is the correct answer because it suggests a designated area where people should gather during a fire alarm. This location is likely a safe distance away from the building and provides a clear and easily identifiable meeting point for everyone to gather. Assembling in a specific area like Anchor Green helps to ensure that everyone is accounted for and can be easily evacuated if necessary.

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  • 5. 

    What time does the centre open to the public?

    • A.

      9am

    • B.

      9.30am

    • C.

      10am

    • D.

      10.30am

    • E.

      11am

    Correct Answer
    C. 10am
    Explanation
    The centre opens to the public at 10am.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is not an exhibit in the Discovery Centre?

    • A.

      Live camera on Bass Rock

    • B.

      Wildlife Theatre

    • C.

      Fish Tank

    • D.

      Kids play Zone

    • E.

      3D model of the Isle of May

    Correct Answer
    E. 3D model of the Isle of May
    Explanation
    The given question asks which of the options is not an exhibit in the Discovery Centre. The options include a live camera on Bass Rock, Wildlife Theatre, Fish Tank, Kids play Zone, and a 3D model of the Isle of May. The correct answer is "3D model of the Isle of May" because it is the only option that is not mentioned as an exhibit in the Discovery Centre.

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  • 7. 

    Where can I breast feed my baby?

    • A.

      We do not allow breast feeding on site

    • B.

      Only in the toilets

    • C.

      We have a private room which I can arrange for you

    • D.

      Only in the Cafe

    • E.

      Only in the disabled toilet

    Correct Answer
    C. We have a private room which I can arrange for you
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that there is a private room available for breastfeeding. This option ensures privacy and comfort for both the mother and the baby while breastfeeding. It is a considerate and accommodating solution provided by the facility.

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  • 8. 

    Can I join the Scottish Seabird Centre as a member?

    • A.

      At any time but only if you have visited the Discovery Centre

    • B.

      At any time but only in the main office

    • C.

      Only on a week day (Monday to Friday)

    • D.

      Only if you set up a direct debit

    • E.

      You can over the phone or at the retail desk in the shop

    Correct Answer
    E. You can over the phone or at the retail desk in the shop
    Explanation
    The correct answer states that you can join the Scottish Seabird Centre as a member over the phone or at the retail desk in the shop. This means that you do not need to visit the Discovery Centre or the main office, and it is not restricted to weekdays or setting up a direct debit.

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  • 9. 

    Can I volunteer to work at the Scottish Seabird Centre?

    • A.

      Yes - Only if you are retired

    • B.

      Yes- please leave us you contact details

    • C.

      No we do not take on volunteers

    • D.

      We only take volunteers for the Discovery Centre

    • E.

      We only take on female volunteers

    Correct Answer
    B. Yes- please leave us you contact details
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Yes- please leave us your contact details." This answer suggests that volunteering at the Scottish Seabird Centre is possible, but the individual needs to provide their contact details so that further arrangements can be made.

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  • 10. 

    Does the Seabird Centre cater for private functions?

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Only during the week

    • C.

      We have a full hospitality program

    • D.

      Only for groups of 10 or more

    • E.

      Not at the moment but its something we are hoping to be able to do in the future

    Correct Answer
    C. We have a full hospitality program
    Explanation
    The Seabird Centre does cater for private functions as they have a full hospitality program.

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  • 11. 

    Upon hearing the fire alarm which of the following best sums up what you should do?

    • A.

      Run out of the building as quickly as possible

    • B.

      Go and try to put the fire out

    • C.

      Evacuate any visitors in your immediate area and lead them to the muster point

    • D.

      Stay put as it will just be a false alarm

    • E.

      Go an collect your jacket and mobile phone before it is caught in the fire

    Correct Answer
    C. Evacuate any visitors in your immediate area and lead them to the muster point
    Explanation
    In the event of a fire alarm, the best course of action is to prioritize the safety of oneself and others. Evacuating any visitors in your immediate area and leading them to the muster point ensures that everyone is safely accounted for and away from potential danger. This response emphasizes the importance of taking immediate action to ensure the well-being of all individuals in the building.

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  • 12. 

    Upon discovering a fire, which of the following best sums up what you should do?

    • A.

      Try to put it out

    • B.

      Go and find you boss and tell them

    • C.

      Run out of the building

    • D.

      Raise the fire alarm at one of the points

    • E.

      Just walk past it as it will soon go away

    Correct Answer
    D. Raise the fire alarm at one of the points
    Explanation
    In the event of discovering a fire, the best course of action is to raise the fire alarm at one of the points. This is crucial as it alerts others in the building about the fire, allowing them to evacuate and seek safety. By activating the fire alarm, emergency response teams can also be notified promptly, increasing the chances of a swift and effective response to the fire. Taking immediate action to raise the fire alarm is essential in ensuring the safety of everyone in the building and minimizing potential harm or damage caused by the fire.

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  • 13. 

    Something has broken and is affect the public. Do you

    • A.

      Write a sign saying out of order and stick it on the broken thing?

    • B.

      Leave it as someone will come along and fix it?

    • C.

      Go and tell your line manager or the Duty Manager for that day?

    • D.

      Leave if for a while and check it is still broken a few minutes later

    • E.

      Tell your mate

    Correct Answer
    C. Go and tell your line manager or the Duty Manager for that day?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to go and tell your line manager or the Duty Manager for that day. This is the most appropriate action to take in a situation where something has broken and is affecting the public. By informing the manager, they can take the necessary steps to address the issue and ensure that it is fixed promptly. Leaving a sign or waiting for someone else to fix it may not be the most efficient or responsible approach.

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