Don't Get Lost Out There

Think you can survive out in the woods? Take our Don't Get Lost quiz and see how well you'd do out there! Questions start easy, but it'll take some real savvy navigating for the later ones.

Ready? LET'S GO!

1. A measurement east or west of the Prime Meridian is called the _____


2. What does a contour line represent on a topographical map?


3. Which of the below can pose a problem for GPS devices?


4. A compass needle is attracted to the _____


5. What is a handrail when navigating?


6. When should you consider marking your route?


7. What is a common reason for people to become lost?


8. What does S.T.O.P. stand for when you are lost?

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Question 1: The correct answer is Longitude.

Question 2: The correct answer is constant elevation of a landscape.

Question 3: The correct answer is Direct Sunlight.

Question 4: The correct answer is Magnetic North.

Question 5: The correct answer is a linear feature that parallels your direction of travel.

Question 6: The correct answer is if you’re navigating through thick forest.

Question 7: The correct answer is ignored weather and exhaustion.

Question 8: The correct answer is Stop, Think, Observe, Plan.


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