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Safety in Action Quiz: 2022

First Aid

1. What is the first thing you do when you see someone knocked off their bicycle?

  • A  Run into the road to help them
  • B  Check it is safe before you help them
  • C  Move them if they are injured
  • D  Give them a drink as they may be suffering with shock


2. Which one of these don’t you do when calling the emergency services?

  • A  Tell them which service you require
  • B  Dial 911
  • C  Use a mobile phone with no credit
  • D  Tell them where you are


3. When you find someone unresponsive and you have confirmed they are not responding, what do you do next (Remember DRAB)

  • A  Check they are breathing, then tilt their head back to open their airway?
  • B  Put them straight into the recovery position?
  • C  Check for danger?
  • D  Open their airway and then check whether they are breathing?


4. You have checked it is safe, given first aid treatment to the unresponsive person and phoned the emergency services – what should you do next?

  • A  Go home?
  • B  Stay with the injured person until the ambulance arrives?
  • C  Leave the casualty to talk to the other people around?
  • D  Go and get something to eat and drink?


Play Safety

5. What should you do to make sure your cycle helmet fits correctly?

  • A   Make sure the adjustable ‘toggles’ sit just under your ears.
  • B   Wear it tilted so it is on the back of your head.
  • C   Do the strap up as tight as you can.
  • D   Make sure the helmet is a bit smaller than your head.


6. What is the MINIMUM factor of sun cream children should wear?

  • A   Factor 15
  • B   Factor 50
  • C   Factor 30
  • D   Factor 25


7. What is the best reason for taking your mobile phone to the beach?

  • A  Listen to music.
  • B  Take photographs.
  • C  Check the weather.
  • D  Keep in touch with grown-ups, look up the tide times or contact the emergency services.


8. What is important to think about before riding your bike in darkness?

  • A  Your tyres are pumped up and your lights work .
  • B  Both your lights work , and you wear something reflective.
  • C  Yours brakes work and you wear dark clothing.
  • D  Your chain is on and your back light works.


Beach and water safety

9. What is a thermocline?

  • A  An area of cold water in a body of warmer water
  • B  An area of bubbly water in a body of water
  • C  An area of hot water in a body of colder water
  • D  A special bottle to keep things hot.


10. What is cold shock?

  • A  When you fall into water and get scared
  • B  When you’re scared of snowmen
  • C  When it gets cold outside and the ponds freeze over
  • D  When you fall into water and can’t breathe properly


11. When we get flooding from the sea or rain, water will flow down through drains, these can?

  • A  Make the water very rough
  • B  Trap you against them by the flow of water.
  • C  Lift up and move
  • D  Get blocked by leaves and twigs.


12. Why should you never try to walk across flowing water?

  • A  The water could knock you over and take you away.
  • B  The water can make you cold and ill
  • C  There could be big fish that will bite you
  • D  There could be sharp stones that would cut your feet


Road safety

13. What is the most important thing to look for when trying to find a safe place to cross the road?

  • A  Find a parked car so that you can hide behind it and stick your head out to check for traffic.
  • B  Find somewhere quiet so you can hear traffic coming.
  • C  Find a road where you can see traffic coming easily and they can see you.
  • D  Find a narrow road, so you can cross more easily.


14. When using a ‘traffic light crossing’ or a ‘zebra crossing’ to cross the road, what is the most important thing for you to do before crossing the road, when the green man is showing or you want to cross the road at a zebra crossing?

  • A  Make sure I am standing at the edge of the pavement, so I can easily be seen by others.
  • B  Make sure all the traffic has stopped before crossing the road.
  • C  Wait for a grown up to start to cross the road because then you know it’s safe.
  • D  Wait for drivers to wave you across the road.


15. When taking a walk on roads with out a pavement and when it is dark, you should NOT?

  • A  Wear a hi-visibility or reflective coat or jacket so that car drivers and other road users can see you.
  • B  Wear headphones with your music playing loud so that you cannot hear the cars, to help you relax.
  • C  Take a torch or wear a light so that you can be seen by motorists.
  • D  Check behind you and when passing junctions to check for any quiet/electric cars.

16 .When you arrive at a ‘traffic light crossing’ and the ‘green man’ goes on and off or just goes out, what should you do?

  • A  Just keep crossing it’s perfectly safe; the cars will wait for you.
  • B  Run quickly or you will have to wait for another go
  • C  You should stop at the crossing and press the button and wait for the green man to come on again
  • D  Take extreme care as the lights are broken.


Fire safety

17. On which day should you check your smoke alarm?

  • A  On your birthday
  • B  On Christmas Day
  • C  On the first of every month
  • D  On Halloween


18. What should you do if your smoke alarm goes off?

  • A  Shout to alert everyone then get out, stay out and call 999
  • B  Get everyone out then go back in to rescue the pets
  • C  Get under the duvet in your bedroom
  • D  Go and find out what is on fire and try to put it out


19. How should you move through smoke, to escape from a smoke filled house?

  • A  Run as fast as you can holding your breath
  • B  Crawl beneath the smoke and go backwards down the stairs
  • C  Walk as carefully as possible forwards down the stairs
  • D  Get a damp cloth and put it in front of your face so you don’t breathe in smoke, then get out


20. There is a fire in your house and you can’t get out, what should you do?

  • A  Jump out of the nearest window, even if it is too high to jump
  • B  Try and put the fire out yourself
  • C  Get everyone into a room, put bedding or clothes at the bottom of the door, call 999, open a window and shout for help
  • D  Put bedding at the bottom of the door and get into the nearest wardrobe.


Kitchen safety

21. Where is the best place to keep medicines and batteries?

  • A  In the fruit bowl
  • B  On the table next to the candles
  • C  In a locked cupboard or on a high shelf.
  • D  At the back of the kitchen work surface


22. How do your prevent a burn?

  • A  Leave a boiling kettle at the front of the work surface
  • B  Use oven gloves when handling things from the oven or grill
  • C  Leave metal spoons in a pan whilst cooking
  • D  Use a metal fork to remove bread from a toaster


23. Button Batteries are dangerous because

  • A  They are round
  • B  They are metallic
  • C  They are easy to swallow
  • D  They are cheap to buy


24. Which of these should NOT be put into a microwave

  • A  A glass of water
  • B  A metal bowl of baked beans
  • C  A ceramic cup of milk
  • D  A china plate of pasta