Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Climate and environment quick quiz

Life Survival Training
Climate and environment  quick quiz

In Australia which natural disaster is responsible for more than 5,300 deaths and accounts for more deaths than all other disasters combined?

a - Fire
b- Flood
c- Heat
d- Earthquake
e- Lightning
f- Cold
g- Storm
h- Cyclone

2. In the devastating fires of Black Saturday in Victoria in 2009 shockingly 173 people lost their lives. At that time during the heat wave , not in the fire area, in Victoria some people died from heat stroke was that number;
a- 28
b- 87
c- 374
d- 105

3. What is a WBGT, is it

a- A weight balancing device
b- A device that calculates body mass index
c- A device to measure specific climatic conditions

4. What is an increase in core body temperature of over 40.5C indicate

a- It’s very hot
b- Drink more water and get into the shade
c- Heat stroke - Aggressively start cooling the body and call for urgent medical aid

Treat heat injury seriously it’s a killer

Answer is C for all questions

No comments:

Post a Comment