Quiz of the month June!

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Postby saracen » 2006-06-01 09:50

Ok, we are up for another Quiz of the Month!

Hope you all enjoyed playing last months, and I will get lots of lovely entries in this months Quiz!

These questions come courtesy of Surface, so she will not be playing this month, but we do give a big THANK YOU! to her for helping me out with this one!

So, without further ado.....welcome to

<span style='font-size:21pt;line-height:100%'><span style='color:red'>Survivor AFF! </span></span>

All questions are multiple choice, and you have untill June 29th to send me your answers by personal message or e-mail! Good luck!

Q1. How do you treat a sea urchin puncture/sting?
A. Immerse the wound in hot water and carefully remove any visible spines.
B. Apply cold compresses to the wound and have the victim eat or drink something sweet.
C. Urinate on the wound, clean it with a disinfectant, then apply antibiotic ointment.


Q2. How to recognize a poisonous sea snake bite?
A. Look for the bite to be raised and dark in colour, accompanied by shooting pains in the hands and feet.
B. Symptoms include lockjaw, drooping eyelids, paralysis and vomiting.
C. Symptoms include a prickling sensation on the scalp, fever and a severe backache.


Q3. How to avoid a shark attack?
A. Stay out of the water at night and don?t wear shiny jewellery.
B. Stay out of the water at midday and in the early afternoon and avoid swimming in groups, which will attract attention.
C. Stay out of the water when it's very windy and don?t go in if you?re not feeling well.


Q4. How should you cross a piranha-infested river?
A. Quickly and quietly cross the river at night while they are sleeping.
B. Wait until you see them feeding, then cross the river while they are distracted.
C. Cross the river in the early morning, and throw stones behind you to distract them.


Q5. How to recognize poisonous fish?
A. Look for fish that are more than one-half red, yellow or a combination of the two.
B. Look for fish with brightly coloured eyes.
C. Look for fish that puff up, look like rocks or have protruding teeth.


Q6. How to avoid the Amazonian Candiru?
A. Don not eat unwashed vegetation.
B. Do not urinate in flowing water.
C. Do not sleep on the jungle floor.


Q7. How do you tell if a jellyfish sting is poisonous?
A. Look for a prickling rash, backache, and frothing at the mouth.
B. Look for a high fever, pain in the joints and heavy sweating.
C. Look for a nosebleed, bluing of the skin, and hair loss.


Q8. How should you treat a shark bite?
A. Allow the bite to drain, then treat it with antibiotics.
B. Scrub the bite vigorously and flush it with hydrogen peroxide and water.
C. Wash the bite with soap and water, then rinse it with rubbing alcohol.


Q9. How to eat seaweed safely?
A. Eat fresh seaweed right away to avoid spoiling.
B. Cut the seaweed into strips and wrap around raw fish.
C. Only eat seaweed boiled or steamed.

Q10. What is the best way to remove jellyfish tentacles from a person?
A. Pull or wipe-off the tentacles with your hands as quickly as possible.
B. Shower in cold water as soon as possible.
C. Using cloth or seaweed, wipe-off the tentacles with sand.


Good Luck Everyone!!!
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Postby Surface » 2006-06-05 14:08

So are you all having fun with this? Dont tell me they are too tough! You get 3 choices with each. Just wonder who is going to Survive it?
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Postby The fish shed » 2006-06-11 22:13

Sent my answers. :tup:
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Postby saracen » 2006-06-15 08:09

Come on folks! Need a few more entries! If only to assure me that you lot are safe to be let out on those holiday beaches! :lol:
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Postby KittyKat » 2006-06-15 09:50

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Postby saracen » 2006-06-15 09:55

Thank you everybody!

MORE NEEDED!!!!!!!
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Postby KittyKat » 2006-06-17 17:52

The winner of this month's QOTM (if in UK) will recieve some water lettuce for their tanks :tup:
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Postby saracen » 2006-06-17 17:54

Thank you Kat! That is a lovely gesture.

Come on folks! There is a <span style='font-size:14pt;line-height:100%'><span style='color:purple'>Prize to Survive for</span></span> now!
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Postby Surface » 2006-06-25 12:21

Only days left to get your answers in...............and theres a prize this month too.
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Postby sharkdude » 2006-07-05 20:21

Who's won???????????it is the 7th now ya now
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Postby KittyKat » 2006-07-06 15:32

I think Saracen's on holiday right now, will have to wait till she gets back :tup:
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Postby sharkdude » 2006-07-06 20:35

fair enough
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Postby hamburger » 2006-07-07 07:15

Ahh that's why she hasn't replied to my email! I'll update the past winners page when she gets back with the results. No rush is there really. :cheers:
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Postby saracen » 2006-07-07 09:10

Firstly, sorry for the delay in posting the answers and the winner....technical difficulties...darned ntl...but not to worry! All sorted now!

So, answers!

Q1 A
Q2 B
Q3 A
Q4 A
Q5 C
Q6 B
Q7 A
Q8 A
Q9 A
Q10 C

And the Winner is..........

<span style='font-size:21pt;line-height:100%'><span style='color:purple'>Kitty Kat!!! </span></span>

With 6 correct answers,

Closely followed in second by The Fish Shed with 5 and in joint 3rd Shark Dude and Kev with 4 each!

Congratulations, and thank you everyone for joining in!
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Postby The fish shed » 2006-07-07 09:42

Congrats Kat. :woot:
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