Scouting Jeopardy Game. Troop 63 Monroe, CT. Rule Change: Answers no longer have to be phrased as questions!. Round 2. Question… Survival for 200 In Morse Code, what is the code for: S O S ?. Your Answer Please…. Answer… Survival for 200 Dot Dot Dot (3 short)
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Answers no longer have to be phrased as questions!
In Morse Code,
what is the code for:
S O S ?
Dot Dot Dot (3 short)
Dash Dash Dash (3 long)
Dot Dot Dot (3 short)
How long should you bring water to a rolling boil for purification?
What survival equipment should every backcountry hiker carry?
1 - Headlamp
2 - Space blanket
3 - Multi-purpose tool (Leatherman)
4 - Lighter / firestarter
What should you do if you get separated from your gear or group?
Stop – do not wander
Think – Imagine yourself on the search team
Observe – Look at your surroundings
Plan – You need to survive until found
Where can you find water in the wilderness?
Look for streams in ravines
Beneath the gravel in dry creek beds
Dig around trees and bushes & look for seepages
Spread plastic over a depression overnight & soak up rain water or condensation
Suck/chew the meat of a cactus
Explain how to treat a blister on the foot
1 – Wash skin with soap/water
2 – Cut a circular piece of mole skin larger than the blister
3 – cut a hole in the moleskin
4 – Place moleskin over blister in center of hole
Explain the first aid for a bee sting
Scrape away stinger with knife
Do not pull it out
Apply ice to reduce swelling
What shape is the head of a poisonous snake?
What are the symptoms of dehydration?
Dark yellow – orange urine
Dry mouth and headache
Dizziness & weakness
How can you save someone from drowning?
Within Reach: Grab them or offer them a hand, foot or paddle
Distant: Throw a rope, life preserver, jug, beach toy. Extend a pole or branch
Human chain from shore to victim
Swim to them only on last resort
How many degress are there in a compass?
Explain how to find direction during the day without a compass?
Watch method or
Shadow stick method or
Equal length shadow method
What can you use instead of toilet paper?
How should you extinguish a campfire?
Let fire die down
Spread ashes out
Douse with water until cool enough to touch with hand
How do you make food bear safe?
Hang food, garbage, soap, toothpaste in bag from a tree…
>10 feet off the ground
>4 feet away from the trunk
>100 yards from your tent
Why do we use the buddy system?
To protect ourselves,
To look after one another,
Keep track of what your buddy is doing,
What is the name of Scouting’s National Honor Society?
Order of the Arrow (OA)
When can the US flag be flown upside down?
As a distress signal
Name two BSA high-adventure bases
Florida Sea Base
Northern Tier Canoe Base
Philmont Scout Ranch
Maine High Adventure Area (now managed by local council)
What do the stars on the Scout badge stand for?
Truth and Knowledge