Quiz: Beach Safety Quiz
Beach Safety Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Do you know the dangers lurking at the beach? Test your knowledge of beach trivia and common beach hazards that, if avoided, can make or break your beach vacation.

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Falling vending machines kill this many people at the beach in a typical year:
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Last year, the number of kids reported missing at the beach was:
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In water that is 50 degrees Fahrenheit (10 degrees Celsius), a person is likely to survive for:
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The state with the most shark attacks each year is:
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A group of jellyfish is called a:
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The proportion of beachgoers that can't swim is:
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It takes a child this long to drown, on average:
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It takes an adult this long to drown, on average:
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The number of pollution-related closings and advisories in the United States in 1999 was:
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During heavy exercise in hot weather, you should drink at least this many cool beverages each hour:
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A white cotton shirt will protect you better from the sun than an SPF 15 suntan lotion.
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Females drown more often than males.
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If there's no warning sign or flag posted, then it's safe to swim.
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If you can't swim, it's a good idea to rely on a flotation device such as an inflatable raft.
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The sun's ultraviolet rays that cause skin cancer cannot pass through a car window.
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Most shark attacks are deadly.
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If a thunderstorm is approaching, it's smart to get out of the water and wait out the storm on the beach.
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Sharks get cancer.
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It's unsafe to swim between two red flags.
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Like people, sharks have five senses.
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