FLOODS QUIZ

Now that you feel ready to face an unexpected emergency, take the quiz to find out how much you really know. Then, ask your teacher or family to share your learning with us via social media, or let your community know what you’ve been doing so that they will want to become more prepared too.

  1. A flood can be caused by:

    1. Rising rivers
    2. High tides
    3. Heavy rain in a small area
    4. All of the above
  2. Which of the following should you do in a flood?

    1. Go sight-seeing
    2. Drink the water
    3. Put valuables high up
    4. Go swimming
  3. Is it safe to drive though the flood waters?

    1. Yes, a car is heavy enough to not be swept away
    2. No, a car can be swept away
  4. What is a flash flood?

    1. A flood that has happened in another country
    2. Power lines fallen in flood waters
    3. A deep flood
    4. A flood that happens fast with little warning
  5. Which is the most common type of disaster in New Zealand?

    1. Floods
    2. Earthquakes
    3. Tsunami
    4. Volcanoes
  6. What is the main reason you should not drink the floodwater?

    1. It doesn't taste good
    2. You have to save water
    3. It could be contaminated
    4. It is the wrong temperature
  7. When can you return home if you have been evacuated?

    1. When the rain stops
    2. When the floodwater goes down
    3. When you feel ready
    4. When you're told it is safe