You can find your way using the Sun if you get lost at sea. Of the following statements about its direction true?
It rises in the north and sets in the south
It rises in the east and sets in the west
It rises in the south and sets in the north
It rises in the west and sets in the east
In the event that you find yourself lost in the Southern Hemisphere, from which constellation can you draw a line to locate the South Pole?
Which region of a fish’s body contain water when you need to hydrate yourself?
All of the Above
You can come face to face with a shark out on the open sea. What actions should you take if a shark comes after you?
Raise your arms so you’ll look bigger
Punch it in the nose
Where should you start your search for the leak’s source if you discover that your boat has sprung a leak?
What is the most important time period in a search-and-rescue operation, despite the fact that rescue crews might search for longer?
Which of the following should you OMIT from your life raft when your ship is sinking?
First Aid Kit
What should you use to drain the water if your life raft starts to fill up with it?
Bottle of Water
When at sea, psychological distress is unavoidable. What steps did Tom Hanks take to address this?
Built a shelter
Talked to Wilson
Read a book
It could seem as though the sun is boring into your head when you’re trapped at sea. Which of the following DOES NOT characterize a heatstroke symptom?
Elevated body temperature
Frostbite can occur if you are stranded in a very cold environment. Which of these IS NOT a sign of it?
a stinging sensation on the skin
the skin has a bluish tint.
Any method OTHER THAN which of the following can be used to filter water that you find on land?
Set it in the sun
Use a water filtration system
Use an iodine pill
Why, if worst comes to worst, should you only consume recycled water (urine)?
Urine is toxic
The salt in urine dehydrates you further
The ammonia in urine will make you nauseated
Urine contains parasites and bacteria
What island fruit contains the most water, even if several fruits are a decent source?
Old, brown coconut
Young, green coconut
All of the above benefits can be obtained by using fire if you become lost, BUT which one?
Natural insect repellant
Flame to cook over
Smoke for rescue signal
What is the first step in starting a fire using the hand-drill method, one of the more basic fire-starting methods?
Make a notch in your fireboard
Drill your hand
What kind of fire should you have created in advance in case of a flyover?
Some fish are poisonous. Which of the following fish characteristics is NOT a sign of toxicity in a fish?
They inflate themselves
What kind of motions should you make if you try spearfishing?
Slowly and deliberately
Quickly and clumsily
Loudly and angrily
Hastily and harshly
What other seafood can you consume that is readily available if you are having problems catching fish or other marine creatures in the water?
Conchs and sea snails
You can also use the stars to find your direction. What constellation can be reached by drawing a straight line from Polaris (the North Star) in the sky?
What can you use as fish bait if you don’t have any gear on hand?
The guts of other fish
If you end up in the water, you might not be by yourself. Which of the following strategies will NOT help you avoid sharks?
Swim with the fishes
Wear glittering metal
Wear dull colors
Swim at night
A fire has started on the ship. You are fortunate to have a fire extinguisher. How do you employ the P.A.S.S. technique?
Project, assess, spray, stop
Pull, aim, squeeze, sweep
Push, aim, squeeze, sweep
Punch, attack, slap, slam
Where should you go during the rescue period to enhance your chances of being saved?
Inside a cave
Near a distinctive landmark
Near the crash site
1km away from the crash site
Which of the following colors would be most appropriate to wear while awaiting rescue?
Life rafts have advanced significantly since their early days. All of the following are possible, but which feature?
Which of the following will NOT help you if you’re seeking refuge at sea?
Staying covered when possible
Keeping the floor dry
Another risk of getting lost at sea is heatstroke. What internal body temperature does heatstroke indicate?
If you have heatstroke, there are ways to cool yourself. Except for which, all of the following should be done?
Use a damp cloth on your skin
Sit in the shade
Go for a swim
Regulate your body temperature
Frostbite can be treated in a number of ways. Which is NOT one of them?
Apply aloe vera
Put the affected region under hot water.
Get to a warm place
slowly rewarm the skin
NEVER drink seawater because what may the salt in it cause?
High Blood Pressure
What technique do you use to utilize water by using the sun’s heat and evaporation?
On an isolated island, be cautious of snakes! Which of these characteristics DOES NOT let you know whether a snake might be poisonous?
They are unusually long
Slit-like vertical eyes
In the event that you become stranded somewhere, there are numerous ways to start a fire. Which of these is NOT a method?
Match and wet bark
Flint and steel
Wood and Friction
What can you use to easily start a fire?
Hair from palm tree trunks
A piece of cloth
What should you use to transmit a smoke signal in conjunction with a smokey fire?
A wet rock
A wet blanket
A magnifying glass
What kind of fishing could you be able to accomplish using a bamboo stick that has been sharpened?
Which of these is the best approach to construct a primitive oven for cooking fish?
Burying hot rocks in the sand
Carving one out of clay
Ordering one from Amazon
Setting the fish over the fire
Seabirds can also be caught and eaten for food. What is the initial stage in getting them ready to eat?
Remove feathers and skin them
Eat them raw
Take out their eyes
Cut off their heads