1. When we speak of the elements of survival, what exactly are we referring to?
Survival skills or techniques that someone would do well to possess;
Knowledge that will enable someone to adapt to the conditions at hand;
Priorities that will enable someone to make a good judgment call in order to better survive an ordeal according to your circumstances;
All of the above.

2. Why are the elements of survival important?
To be able to better handle an emergency;
To have greater confidence which will enable you to survive;
The elements of survival empower someone so that they have a good basis upon which to make a better judgment;
All of the above.

3. Which of the following statements is false?
Some of the elements of survival may not be applicable, because circumstances may vary;
The basis of a better judgment is best founded on doing whatever comes to mind in order to survive your ordeal;
A good understanding of the elements of survival may save your life and the lives of other people as well;
Thinking 'out of the box' is important in order to properly apply the elements of survival.

4. What is this thing about the order of priorities for the elements of survival?
There is no order;
There is a general order in the which to follow, and must be followed at all times;
You get to choose the order because it depends upon your circumstances;
None of the above.

5. Which of the following statements is true?
Shelter is always the first element of survival;
Fire is always the first element of survival;
Acquisition of water is always the first element of survival;
Having a proper attitude is always the first element of survival.

6. In general, in what order do you see the elements of survival mentioned below? There are of course other elements, but of the three mentioned make your best choice.
Water, Shelter then food;
Attitude, Fire then Water;
Fire, Shelter then Water;
Attitude, Shelter then Fire.

7. In general, how long can you live without water?
3 or 4 hours;
3 or 4 days;
3 or 4 weeks;
2 days.

8. When is food something to be concerned about?
Immediately! Food is absolutely vital at all times!;
When you start to feel hungry;
If your ordeal will be longer than a short term (up to 3 days) emergency, and after you address the needs of shelter, fire, signaling and water;
All of the above.

9. In general, how long can you live without food?
3 or 4 hours;
3 or 4 days;
3 or 4 weeks;
2 days.

10. Which of the following statements on shelters is false?
A fire is required in order to warm up a debris hut;
A shelter can protect you from the sun, wind, rain and snow;
A fire may be used to warm you up as you sleep in a leanto;
Using snow for insulation in a snow shelter is an efficient method to help you conserve some warmth.

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