Survival Knowledge

You may never be in a situation where your will to survive will be challenged. But, if you ever spend time in remote areas, drive on back roads in the country, or spend time away from civilization, then you may be tested, and your life might depend on the answers.

Do you have the knowledge to survive in the wilderness? Can you make it for an extended period of time? This is your opportunity to take the first step in discovering your chances of survival.

Created by: adow
  1. On a hike you suddenly notice that it is later than you thought, the weather is changing, and you really aren't exactly sure where you are. What should you do FIRST?
  2. What is the single most important survival tool(besides your brain).
  3. After taking inventory, what should be your next step?
  4. Which of the following is the worst source of food in a survival situation?
  5. Which is more important to find first?
  6. You find a source of water: a brackish, slow moving stream. What is the best way to make it safe to drink?
  7. How long does water have to boil before it is safe?
  8. When it comes to making fire, what should every day kit have?
  9. Which of the following is the best tender?
  10. What type of wood makes the best fire?
  11. In cold weather, when is it time to stop and build a fire to warm yourself?
  12. What is the universal signal fire for help?
  13. What is the best way to keep warm when temps drop below freezing?
  14. From which direction does the sun rise?
  15. If you are thirsty and surrounded by snow, is it ok to eat snow to stay hydrated in an emergency? (Select the best answer)
  16. Which of the following is the best to eat if you are able to obtain it easily?
  17. Where is the best place to set up camp?
  18. Which of the following can be used reliably if you don't have a compass?

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