Water Safety And Drowning Prevention

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Water Safety And Drowning Prevention - Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of water safety and drowing prevention. It will also get you thinking about how you can protect your own host children from water hazards.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Have you known anyone who was a victim of drowning or near-drowning?
  • 2. 
    Can you think of some scenarios that could pose a risk of drowning to your host children? Does your host family have a pool? A boat? How can you protect them from those risks?
  • 3. 
    1. Statement:  Drowning takes the lives of many children each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    2. Statement: Children can only drown when the water level is 6 inches or higher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    3. Statement: It is okay to leave an infant unattended in the bathtub for just a moment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    4. Statement: Children can start to drown within seconds of coming into contact with water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    5. Statement: Most child drownings and near drownings occur in the ocean because the current is so strong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    6. Statement: Most pool related drownings or near drownings occur in the child's own pool.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    7. Statement: There are many things homeowners can do to help ensure water safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    8. Statement: Most children who drown in boating-related accidents were not wearing personal flotation devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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