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Quiz of the Week – LDS Manual: Emergency Sanitation – The Scoop on Poop


These questions are derived from the LDS Preparedness Manual [links to PDF File]. Specifically, the “Emergency Sanitation – The Scoop on Poop” section (pages 315-317). You can find the answers to this quiz on my Facebook page. Good luck!

Q1. Which of the following is not mentioned as a low-water shower option:
a) solar shower
b) shower in a box
c) tank sprayer shower
d) shower in the rain

Q2. Wet garbage should be separated out because it breeds bacteria and draws insects and animals:
a) true
b) false

Q3. Which of the following should NOT be composted (more than one answer is acceptable):
a) kitchen scraps
b) yard waste
c) meats or grease
d) cardboard
e) human waste

Q4. If necessary, is it preferable to burn or bury trash according to the manual:
a) burn it
b) bury it

Q5. When should a latrine be considered:
a) at first sign of an emergency
b) in an extended emergency

Q6. Pests and insects can be reduced by:
a) reducing standing water
b) carefully packing food
c) keep area free from garbage and waste
d) all of the above
e) none of the above

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