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Quiz of the Week – LDS Manual: Medical Kits for Self-Reliant Families

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These questions are derived from the LDS Preparedness Manual [links to PDF File]. Specifically, the “Medical Kits for Self-Reliant Families” section (pages 260-267). You can find the answers to this quiz on my Facebook page. Good luck!

Q1. According to the manual, hypothermia kills more people per year than in survival/stress situations than gunfire, wild animal attacks, poisonous reptile and snake bites, wounds, or drowning:
a) true
b) false

Q2. Which of the following is among the most common injuries in a survival situation:
a) cold or flu
b) sprains
c) gun shot wounds
d) wild animal attacks

Q3. Which of the following is a possible suggestion to obtain medical supplies:
a) talk to your doctor
b) buy a boat
c) purchase veterinarian medications
d) all of the above
e) none of the above

Q4. According to the manual, which of the following supplies never “seem to go as far as you think”:
a) gauze and tape
b) antibiotics
c) sutures
d) both and a and b
e) all of the above

Q5. Gloves are not only necessary to reduce infections of the patient but to the caregiver as well:
a) true
b) false
c) you seriously asked me this?

Q6. Which of the following should be just fine to use in place of antispetic solutions for wound cleaning:
a) honey
b) distilled vinegar
c) saline water
d) apple cider vinegar

3 comments to Quiz of the Week – LDS Manual: Medical Kits for Self-Reliant Families

  • T.R.

    Ahhhhhhh ! one tool for a first aid kits that is very handy and takes up no space is a Leatherman Micra . Its main tool is scissors , it also has a very robust pair of fold out tweezers , unlike the junky swiss army knife tweezers . It also has a small but VERY sharp scalpel type blade . check ebay for micra lots , sometimes you can get several rather cheaply …….friends and family love to get these things as they are small and handy .

    • It’s hard to go wrong with any Leatherman multi-tool. And you’re right that something like a mini multi-tool would be a great addition for a medical kit.

  • T.R.

    This as far as I know is a grey area ……but I order some meds online . If your not in a hurry , this cuts the BS by avoiding the crappy system we have . No Doctor visit , no ins. company , the government , etc. just order the quantity and pay …..delivered to your door , no questions asked . just sayin.