Test Your Earthquake Preparedness Knowledge!

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Test Your Earthquake Preparedness Knowledge! - Quiz

After looking through the pages of this website, test your comprehension to see if you are prepared for an earthquake.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you're wondering how your friends and family are doing after an earthquake, you should:
    • A. 

      Call immediately to check on them

    • B. 

      Get on the road as soon as possible and drive to their location.

    • C. 

      Avoid calling or driving in order to keep the phone lines and roads open for emergencies.

    • D. 

      Call the police to ask what areas have been most effected.

  • 2. 
    If you are several stories up in a tall building, taking an elevator is the quickest way to reach the ground level because the stairwells will be too full.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In an office setting, what is the most dangerous falling hazard?
    • A. 

      Hanging light fixtures because of the glass bulbs and electrical currents.

    • B. 

      Unsecured desk items including computers, printers, and decorations.

    • C. 

      Heavy unsecured filing cabinets.

    • D. 

      All of the above items can be extremely hazardous if they are unsecured.

  • 4. 
    How many days worth of supplies should you have on hand in case of an earthquake related emergency?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      21

  • 5. 
    How often should you practice the "Drop, Cover, and Hold" technique?
    • A. 

      Once a year

    • B. 

      Once a month

    • C. 

      Twice a year

    • D. 

      Twice a week

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