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Disaster Preparedness Quiz
Welcome to the Emergency Preparedness Quiz for families. Please complete the quiz questions
together as a family, discussing the items as needed. The point of the quiz is not to get the right answers
but to provide your family with an opportunity to discuss and prepare yourselves. When you are
complete, email it to your Learning Mentor. There are multiple choice questions as well as open-ended
questions.
Earthquake
What best describes an "earthquake"?
_Sudden movement along the earth's surface
_Huge collision of earth's plates
_Violent shaking or motion of the earth's surface
What is one of the most important actions to take before an earthquake?
_Locate safe spots in each room
_Move to higher ground
_Place large items in high places
How do you stay safe during an earthquake?
_If inside when the shaking starts, move no more than a few steps, drop to the ground, cover and hold on
_If outside, find a clear spot and drop to the ground
_Both of the above
The first action I will take after an earthquake is...
_...to expect after-shocks
_...to beware of fires
_...both of the above
What plans does your family have for when an earthquake occurs?
(Open-ended question)
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Flood
Which of the following should you pay attention to before a flood?
_A dam break
_Prolonged rainfall over several days
_Both of the above
What is one of the most important actions to take before a flood?
_Prepare an emergency kit
_Bulk together staple food
_Make a canoe
How do you stay safe during a flood?
_Put on your swimming suit
_Climb to higher ground
_Ask a member from a rescue team to stay with you
The first action I will take after a flood is...
_...prepare my floating rubber boat
_...help myself, then others
_...stay away from my flooded house
What plans does your family have for when a flood occurs?
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Landslides
Why do landslides occur?
_Because of heavy rainfall, or during an earthquake or volcanic eruption
_Because of land mismanagement or improper land use
_Both of the above
Which of the following should you pay attention to before a landslide?
_An unusual sound that indicates moving debris
_The sound of water flowing
_A loud sound from the sky, like a thunderstorm
What is one of the most important actions to take before a landslide?
_Make a brick barrier in front of the house
_Prepare sandbags
_Be alert to changes and patterns in the land
How do you stay safe during a landslide?
_Go outside to observe the landslide
_Get out of the landslide's path
_Both of the above
What plans does your family have for when a landslide occurs?
(Open-ended question)
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Volcanic Eruptions
Which of the following should you pay attention to before a volcanic eruption?
_Frequent ejection of volcanic ash
_Frequent earthquakes
_Decreased ambient temperature
What is one of the most important actions to take before a volcanic eruption?
_Cover your garden with soil
_Keep goggles and a dust mask handy
_Read about volcanic eruptions in text books
How do you stay safe during a volcanic eruption?
_Evacuate to lower ground
_Evacuate or take shelter
_Wear goggles and a dust mask
The first action I will take after a volcanic eruption is...
_Stay inside
_Protect my lungs and eyes from volcanic ash
_Both of the above
What plans does your family have for when a volcanic eruptions occurs?
(Open-ended question)
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General Preparedness
What is NOT one of the four steps you can take to help your family be prepared for emergencies?
_Eat your vegetables
_Put together an emergency kit
_Make a plan
_Be informed
_Get involved
Which of the following is NOT an important part of an emergency supply kit?
_Flashlight
_Batteries
_Water
_Video Games
How much water should you have in your Emergency Kit?
_One small water bottle for each person
_One gallon for the whole family
_One gallon of water per person per day
_One gallon of water for the family per day
In an emergency, what should you have available to hear news and official reports about what is
occurring?
_A hand-crank/battery-powered radio
_A CD player
_A board game
_DVD player
What should a family communications plan include?
_Information about how your family would get in touch with each other during an emergency
_Where your family would meet
_How your family would remain in contact
_All of the above
How quickly can a fire spread through a house?
_10 minutes
_As little as five minutes
_30 minutes
_45 minutes
In an emergency, what number should you dial to contact the police and fire department?
_911
_111
_711
_311
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Your Family Plans
Describe your family's communication plans during an emergency
(Open-ended question)
Describe your family's emergency kits and where you keep them
(Open-ended question)
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