Water Safety 101 Certification Quiz

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 275

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Thank you for making water safer for our children by verifying you knowledge with this quiz. If you have paid to take the quiz you will receive the password by e-mail. All the information you will need to pass this quiz is available for free on the water safety 101 website, but please consider taking our guided course for an enhanced learning experience. Please be sure that when you sent payment through the Water Safety 101 website you included the name you would like to appear on the certification, your e-mail address, and your mailing address if you will be receiving the water safety 101 Deluxe Certification. Also, please be sure to use the name that you would like to appear on the certificate when entering your name for the quiz. If you have any questions or need anyt


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most children splash and scream when they feel that they are in danger in the water and going to drown.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Using water wings, floaties, and noodles are appropriate life saving devices for any child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    You hear thunder while playing outside.  You look up and watch the sky for a few seconds.  You see no lightening.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Watch and wait until you see lightening

    • B. 

      Go inside

    • C. 

      Ignore it completely

    • D. 

      Wait for the next thunder and then go in

  • 4. 
    If you have a pool, which of these are appropriate barriers and should be in place around the pool. 
    • A. 

      A 5 foot high self closing and self latching fence enclosing the entire pool area

    • B. 

      Pool alarm

    • C. 

      Locks on doors and windows that face the pool

    • D. 

      Exit alarms on doors

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    How long does the National Weather Service recommend waiting after stormy weather occurs before resuming outdoor activities?
    • A. 

      Once the rain has stopped you may resume normal activities

    • B. 

      30 minutes from the time you heard the first thunder clap

    • C. 

      30 minutes after you hear the last thunder clap

    • D. 

      Next day

  • 6. 
     Swimming lessons are the only way to ensure that a child will not drown.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Breath holding games maybe played with children before you enter the water.  It will keep them focused on the water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Establishing and following rules is an important part of water safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It is acceptable protocol to change diapers near the pool so everyone can keep swimming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Some germs can live in pools for days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What types of life saving equipment should be close to any pool?
    • A. 

      Shepherd’s hook

    • B. 

      Life preserver

    • C. 

      Noodles

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 12. 
    Diarrhea is the only acceptable symptom of illness in which swimming is permitted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Pool drains are potentials for disaster and should be checked regularly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is a good idea to chew gum while swimming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Draining any standing water from the pool/spa cover is very good practice to follow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Children can drown in less than ___________ of water.
    • A. 

      5 feet

    • B. 

      2 inches

    • C. 

      3 meters

  • 17. 
    You should remove pool covers completely before swimming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Electronics are safe to use poolside as long as they are not too distracting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Learning CPR and First Aid are additional ways to ensure safety at any water’s edge.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Water safety should be practiced at home, at parties, on vacation, everywhere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Some number of drownings are inevitable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False