Wilderness Survival

How to Start a Fire Using a Battery and a Gum Wrapper
In a survival situation, you can start a fire using a battery and a...? • Gum wrapper • Copper wire • Burnt Charcoal • Piece of plastic In a survival situation, you can start a fire using a battery and a gum wrapper. Here’s how... Using a battery and a gum wrapper is definitely thinking...
What to Know Before Purchasing Survival Clothing
Before purchasing any emergency or disaster preparedness clothing, you need to know? • Your surroundings • Ease of use • Reliable brands • Types of fabrics Answer: Your Surroundings Remember, the type of clothing you choose from will depend primarily on your surroundings (where you live, type of climate, what kind of natural disasters can...
What the ‘SOS’ Distress Signal Really Stands For
What does the ‘SOS’ emergency distress signal stand for? • Save Our Ship • Search Our Seas • Save Our Souls • None of the above Answer: None of the Above The "SOS" emergency distress signal stands for nothing. Here’s why... The signal was never meant to be individual letters. It’s a string of three dots,...
How Pulmonary Edema Affects the Body
After a steep mountain climb, your friend's lungs are making bubbling noises every time she exhales. She most likely has? • High Altitude Asthma • High Altitude Pneumonia • Head/Chest Cold • Pulmonary Edema Answer: Pulmonary Edema A person climbing in high altitudes can develop pulmonary edema. One of the symptoms is the lungs making...
The Medicinal Benefits of Using Marigold
Which of these plants helps heal wounds faster while also reducing pain and swelling? • Marigold • Honey Pot • Garlic • Sage Answer: Marigold Marigold helps heal wounds faster while also reducing pain and swelling. Here’s why... Marigold is also known as Calendula and has been used throughout history dating back to the 12th century....
Use This Home Remedy to Cure Athlete’s Foot
During the Great Depression, people cured athlete’s foot organically by mixing which two items? • Olive oil/Garlic • Lemon/Chiles • Onion/Lime • Honey/Cumin Answer: Olive Oil and Garlic During the Great Depression, people cured athlete’s foot organically by mixing olive oil and minced garlic. Here’s how.... From 1929 to 1939, over 15 million Americans were unemployed...
4 Home Remedies to Treat a Scorpion Sting
You’re outside working on your yard and get stung by a scorpion. What the first thing you should do? • Take antibiotics • Call 911 • Wash using soap • Cut into sting Answer: Wash Using Soap The first thing you should do if you’re stung by a scorpion is wash the sting with...
This is What the ‘AR’ in AR-15 Really Stands For
What does “AR” stand for in the AR-15 civilian rifle? • Advanced Rifle • ArmaLite Rifle • Assault Rifle • Automatic Rifle Answer: ArmaLite Rifle The “AR” in the AR-15 civilian rifle stands for ArmaLite Rifle. Here’s why... Brief AR-15 History The AR-15 civilian rifle was first developed by ArmaLite Rifle company back in 1950....
3 Ways to Open the Airway in an Unconscious Person
How should you open an airway in an unconscious person? • Chin down/head up • Chin tilt/lift head • Head tilt/ chin lift • Mouth finger sweep Answer: Head Tilt/Chin Lift You should open the airway of an unconscious adult by tilting their head and lifting the chin up. Here’s why... The head-tilt chin-lift is a...
How to Safely Hand Over a Firearm
When accepting or handing over a firearm from one person to another, the weapon should be? • Unchambered • Chambered/safety on • Magazine removed • Loaded and ready Answer: Unchambered When accepting or handing over a firearm from one person to another, the weapon should be unchambered. Here’s why… When it comes to firearms, EVERYONE should...

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Doomsday Clock Moves to Record Time

Doomsday Clock Moves to Record Time

(ModernSurvival.org) - The Doomsday Clock is a hypothetical representation of how close the world is to “midnight” or TEOTWAWKI (The end of the world...