1.
Of the following options, which is the most desirable place to be during a thunderstorm?
A.
picnic area
B.
under large isolated trees
C.
on exposed ridges
D.
under head-high clumps of trees


2.
If left untreated, frostnip can lead to:
A.
hyperthermia.
B.
frostbite.
C.
chilblain.
D.
poison ivy.


3.
Treatment for all heat-related injuries includes:
A.
rewarming.
B.
eliminating exposure.
C.
rapid hydration.
D.
salt tablets.


4.
The best treatment for snake bites is:
A.
a constriction band.
B.
a tourniquet.
C.
to identify, immobilize, and evacuate.
D.
to suction.


5.
When crossing a stream, which is NOT a proper technique:
A.
not crossing the stream directly above or close to deep or rapid waterfalls
B.
avoiding rocky places, since a fall may cause serious injury
C.
having a plan of action for making the crossing
D.
traveling perpendicular to the flow


6.
If you find yourself in fast-moving water swimming downstream after a fall, make sure to put your feet down and ditch your pack and try and stand up and move to safety.
A.
True
B.
False


7.
The three types of deserts are:
A.
mountain, barren, and sandy.
B.
rocky, sandy, and dune.
C.
ridge, sandy, and basin.
D.
mountain, rocky plateau, and sandy.


8.
Specific skills that are necessary for desert SAR include:
A.
knowledge of heat stress and the impact on body and mind.
B.
not conserving your energy.
C.
wearing a light-colored pack.
D.
having enough salt tablets for your task.


9.
On mixed rock and ice climbs:
A.
wear crampons until you get to the rock areas and then remove them.
B.
try to find a route that has just ice or just rock.
C.
wear crampons throughout the entire climb if the terrain is 50% or more suitable for crampons.
D.
wear crampons throughout the entire climb if the terrain is 25% suitable for crampons.



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