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NAME: ____________________________________________________ GRADE & SECTION: __________

Earthquake
1. 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
2. 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
3. The first action I will take after an earthquake is...
_...to expect after-shocks
_...to beware of fires
_...both of the above

Flood
1. Which of the following should you pay attention to before a flood?
_A dam break
_Prolonged rainfall over several days
_Both of the above
2. What is one of the most important actions to take before a flood?
_Prepare an emergency kit
_Bulk together staple food
_Make a canoe
3. 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
4. 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

Landslides
1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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

Volcanic Eruptions
1. Which of the following should you pay attention to before a volcanic eruption?
_Frequent ejection of volcanic ash
_Frequent earthquakes
_Decreased ambient temperature
2. 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
3. How do you stay safe during a volcanic eruption?
_Evacuate to lower ground
_Evacuate or take shelter
_Wear goggles and a dust mask
4. 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

General Preparedness
1. 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
2. Which of the following is NOT an important part of an emergency supply kit?
_Flashlight
_Batteries
_Water
_Video Games
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. How quickly can a fire spread through a house?
_10 minutes
_As little as five minutes
_30 minutes
_45 minutes
7. In an emergency, what number should you dial to contact the police and fire department?
_911
_111
_711
_311
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)