Are You Smart Enough To Survive In The Wild?

Surviving in the wild isn't easy, but with the right knowledge it is possible! Are you smart enough to survive in the wild? Take this wilderness survival quiz and find out!
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To survive in the wild, experts agree that the single most important thing is...
Food
Water
Shelter
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If you see very lush vegetation and a swarm of insects, what might it indicate?
A decaying animal
Water
Good soil
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What feature of the snake is used to determine if the snake is venomous?
Tail
Eyes
Tongue
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Which of the following does not provide clues to help orient you toward true north?
Moss
Wind speed
Anthills
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Why is it important to melt snow or ice before drinking it?
It sterilizes the water.
To avoid brain freeze.
To avoid dehydration.
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You're facing the sun at noon in the Northern Hemisphere. If you walk towards it, which direction will you be going in?
North
South
East
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How do you know when the bright side of the moon is in the west?
When the moon is full.
When it rises before sunset.
When it rises after midnight.
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True or false: It always best to sleep directly on the ground to keep from losing body heat.
True
False
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Where is the ideal place to build a shelter?
In a cave system.
In a dry river bed.
Near a water source.
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If you're forced to eat insects, which ones should you avoid?
Very big ones.
Very brightly colored ones.
Ugly ones.
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Which of these wild berries are safe when ripe and cooked, but can cause nausea when eaten off of the bush?
Elderberries
Raspberries
Strawberries
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Question 12/12

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What type of food or beverages should you AVOID in cases of hypothermia?
Hot chocolate
Caffeine
Granola
Result
Bummer! This quiz revealed that you would not likely survive in the wild with the knowledge you have right now. Though you're intelligent in every area of life, wilderness survival simply isn't your forte!

C+, You Would Not Survive In The Wild

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Congrats! This quiz revealed that you would most likely survive in the wild! Though you still have a few things to learn, you have a great foundational knowledge on wilderness survival. It's clear that you could make the best of a bad situation and survive for quite some time!

B+, You'd Probably Survive!

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Amazing! This quiz revealed that you are definitely smart enough to survive in the wild. You've got some serious wilderness survival skills and a willpower that's second to none. You know how to discern direction without a compass, find sources of water, and avoid poisonous foods/insects. If anyone could survive, it's you!

A+, You're Smart Enough To Survive!

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1
To survive in the wild, experts agree that the single most important thing is...
Food
Water
Shelter
2
If you see very lush vegetation and a swarm of insects, what might it indicate?
A decaying animal
Water
Good soil
3
What feature of the snake is used to determine if the snake is venomous?
Tail
Eyes
Tongue
4
Which of the following does not provide clues to help orient you toward true north?
Moss
Wind speed
Anthills
5
Why is it important to melt snow or ice before drinking it?
It sterilizes the water.
To avoid brain freeze.
To avoid dehydration.
6
You're facing the sun at noon in the Northern Hemisphere. If you walk towards it, which direction will you be going in?
North
South
East
7
How do you know when the bright side of the moon is in the west?
When the moon is full.
When it rises before sunset.
When it rises after midnight.
8
True or false: It always best to sleep directly on the ground to keep from losing body heat.
True
False
9
Where is the ideal place to build a shelter?
In a cave system.
In a dry river bed.
Near a water source.
10
If you're forced to eat insects, which ones should you avoid?
Very big ones.
Very brightly colored ones.
Ugly ones.
11
Which of these wild berries are safe when ripe and cooked, but can cause nausea when eaten off of the bush?
Elderberries
Raspberries
Strawberries
12
What type of food or beverages should you AVOID in cases of hypothermia?
Hot chocolate
Caffeine
Granola