The Mcgraw-hill Companies Emergency Services! Trivia Quiz

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The Mcgraw-hill Companies Emergency Services! Trivia Quiz

Are you Ready? Have you been reviewing your emergency plans this month? Take our quiz! Use the information available on the Ready The McGraw-Hill Companies Web site, and the Global Corporate Security Pandemic Flu site, along with the information provided to you during Global Preparedness Month.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Flu: How long should you stay home from work after being sick with flu or flu-like symptoms?
    • A. 

      Until you have been fever-free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications.

    • B. 

      Until you have been fever-free for at least 48 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications.

    • C. 

      Until you have submitted a note from your doctor to Human Resources, stating you are free of symptoms.

  • 2. 
    Does the seasonal flu vaccine help stem the spread of H1N1?
    • A. 

      Yes, the seasonal flu vaccine will help combat H1N1.

    • B. 

      No, the seasonal flu does not protect against the H1N1 strain

  • 3. 
    Ready at Home:   Why do you need an out-of-state or out-of-region contact as you and your family create your emergency plan?
    • A. 

      Their home will serve as your family’s meeting place.

    • B. 

      If my loved ones and I are separated and local phone circuits are busy, it might be easier to make long-distance contacts.

  • 4. 
    Your emergency supplies should consist of:
    • A. 

      A drawer with flashlights and batteries, bottled water in the basement and a first-aid kit in the bathroom.

    • B. 

      A bin with flashlights and batteries, bottled water, canned foods and a first-aid kit.

    • C. 

      Water to last three days, a battery-powered radio and flashlights with extra batteries; non-perishable foods; a first-aid kit; extra medications; and a portable "go" bag at home and in the car.

  • 5. 
    Ready at Work:   Where can you find up to date information on your location’s emergency planning efforts?
    • A. 

      In the directory of emergency response plans by location on the Intranet.

    • B. 

      Ask your office location’s security desk.

    • C. 

      On the bulletin board in our office’s pantry/kitchen.

  • 6. 
    The first 15 minutes of an emergency is vital. Beyond staying calm, the first thing you should do is:
    • A. 

      Call The McGraw-Hill Companies Incident Notification Line at 866-810-0436 if the incident has not yet been reported.

    • B. 

      Listen for instructions from the Emergency Response Team on evacuation, shelter-in-place, or finding a safe haven.

    • C. 

      Find a buddy.

    • D. 

      All of the above.