Can You Pass A Test Written For Boy Scouts?

Every Boy Scout follows one motto: be prepared! Can you pass a test written just for Boy Scouts or will your survival skills keep you from an A+ score? Let's find out if you could hang with the scouts with this trivia quiz!
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Question 1/12

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True or false: In a thunderstorm, taking shelter in a steel-framed building is your safest choice.
True
False
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What merit badge has been awarded more than any other?
Swimming
Camping
First Aid
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Which of the following is a sign of a spinal injury?
Headache and nausea
Loss of bladder control
Trouble with speech
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Which one of the following is NOT a sign of dehydration?
Headache
Profuse sweating
Fatigue
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When were the Boy Scouts of America founded?
1902
1910
1939
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Which of these gases does not contribute significantly to the Greenhouse Effect?
Argon fluorohydride
Carbon dioxide
Methane
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Which one of the following is not a designated role on a Scout backpacking trip?
Navigator
Pacesetter
Chef
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Heatstroke occurs when a person's core temperature rises higher than:
101 F
105 F
98 F
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Which is not one of the eight safe swim defenses?
Buddy system
Careful diet
Qualified supervision
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Scouting began in which country:
United States
England
Canada
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Question 11/12

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You're lost in the backcountry. You should...
Stay put and wait for rescue.
Hike south.
Use thumbnail navigation.
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Question 12/12

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True or false: Mild electric shock (such as from a car battery) is an effective method of treating a snakebite.
True
False
Result
Don't wander off into the woods just yet, you still have a lot of basic Boy Scout skills to learn before truly taking to the wilderness! While you won't be earning any merit badges from today's quiz, you do get high marks for effort and not giving up. There's definitely something to be learned from that!

C+, Boy Scout Basic

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If we could award a merit badge for best quiz taker, we totally would! When it comes to the basics that every Boy Scout should know, you've got a great foundation that's ready to be built upon. From the best place to be in a lightning storm to the history of the scouts, you have a great knowledge of this organization and the skills it imparts!

B+, Boy Scout Bright

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If we could award you a merit badge for acing this quiz, we'd hand it over in a heartbeat! When it comes to the world of scouting, few people are as prepared and knowledgable as you are. Much like a true Boy Scout, you enter ever situation with equal parts preparation and knowledge. We'd certainly consider you a top scout!

A+, Scouts Honor

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1
True or false: In a thunderstorm, taking shelter in a steel-framed building is your safest choice.
True
False
2
What merit badge has been awarded more than any other?
Swimming
Camping
First Aid
3
Which of the following is a sign of a spinal injury?
Headache and nausea
Loss of bladder control
Trouble with speech
4
Which one of the following is NOT a sign of dehydration?
Headache
Profuse sweating
Fatigue
5
When were the Boy Scouts of America founded?
1902
1910
1939
6
Which of these gases does not contribute significantly to the Greenhouse Effect?
Argon fluorohydride
Carbon dioxide
Methane
7
Which one of the following is not a designated role on a Scout backpacking trip?
Navigator
Pacesetter
Chef
8
Heatstroke occurs when a person's core temperature rises higher than:
101 F
105 F
98 F
9
Which is not one of the eight safe swim defenses?
Buddy system
Careful diet
Qualified supervision
10
Scouting began in which country:
United States
England
Canada
11
You're lost in the backcountry. You should...
Stay put and wait for rescue.
Hike south.
Use thumbnail navigation.
12
True or false: Mild electric shock (such as from a car battery) is an effective method of treating a snakebite.
True
False