Are Your Summer Camping Skills Up To Snuff?

It's time to get outside and live it up in the great outdoors! Do you know if your summer camping skills are up to snuff? Take these 12 questions and discover if you're really ready to camp this summer!
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Question 1/12

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Which of the following is NOT appropriate when building a campfire?
Keep the fire at least 10 feet away from flammable items
Pack logs tightly together for maximum burning
Place young leaves in for more smoke as a bug repellent
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Question 2/12

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Which side of a tree does moss grow on?
East side
West side
North side
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Question 3/12

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Which of the following is not a recommended remedy for poison oak/poison ivy?
Aloe vera juice
Epsom salts
Boiled pine needles
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What is the best option to dealing with your trash while camping?
Seal it up in a bag for when you are able to properly dispose of it
Feed it to the wildlife
Bury it in the woods or burn it in the campfire
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To remember your camp you should always...
Take a picture
Scratch your name on a rock
Carve your name in a dead tree
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Question 6/12

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Which knot is most useful for correctly pitching a tent?
Taut line
Bowline
Half-hitch
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Question 7/12

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On a topographical map, contour lines connect ______.
Points of equal elevation
Points of interest
Points of trail access
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Question 8/12

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If you realize you're lost, you should ______.
Climb a tree to see where you are
Build a fire
Stay put and blow your whistle
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Question 9/12

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To minimize the impact of your camp, how many people should be in a camping group?
8-10
6-8
No more than 6
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Question 10/12

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What's the best way to dispose of human waste while camping?
Dump it in a river or lake
Bury it in a cathole
Hide it under a rock
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Question 11/12

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The best place to set up camp is an area that ______.
Shows a little use
Shows no use
Shows a lot of use
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Question 12/12

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True or false: Hypothermia can be a risk in temps above 55°F.
True
False
Result
Well, you may want to put your summer camping plans on hold. This quiz revealed that you're not ready to hit the great outdoors just yet. Study up on the concepts mentioned in this quiz. We're sure you'll be wilderness ready in no time!

C+, Not Ready Just Yet

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This quiz revealed that you're definitely ready for a campout! While there may be a few topics you need to brush up on, you're certainly prepared to hit the trails and go camping. Have fun out there!

B+, Camping Ready

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Wow! This quiz revealed that you're pretty much a camping expert! It's obvious that you take great care to know the ropes of camping and wilderness preparedness. You're definitely ready to plan your next great camping trip!

A+, Camping Expert

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1
Which of the following is NOT appropriate when building a campfire?
Keep the fire at least 10 feet away from flammable items
Pack logs tightly together for maximum burning
Place young leaves in for more smoke as a bug repellent
2
Which side of a tree does moss grow on?
East side
West side
North side
3
Which of the following is not a recommended remedy for poison oak/poison ivy?
Aloe vera juice
Epsom salts
Boiled pine needles
4
What is the best option to dealing with your trash while camping?
Seal it up in a bag for when you are able to properly dispose of it
Feed it to the wildlife
Bury it in the woods or burn it in the campfire
5
To remember your camp you should always...
Take a picture
Scratch your name on a rock
Carve your name in a dead tree
6
Which knot is most useful for correctly pitching a tent?
Taut line
Bowline
Half-hitch
7
On a topographical map, contour lines connect ______.
Points of equal elevation
Points of interest
Points of trail access
8
If you realize you're lost, you should ______.
Climb a tree to see where you are
Build a fire
Stay put and blow your whistle
9
To minimize the impact of your camp, how many people should be in a camping group?
8-10
6-8
No more than 6
10
What's the best way to dispose of human waste while camping?
Dump it in a river or lake
Bury it in a cathole
Hide it under a rock
11
The best place to set up camp is an area that ______.
Shows a little use
Shows no use
Shows a lot of use
12
True or false: Hypothermia can be a risk in temps above 55°F.
True
False