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QUIZ:
How Much Do You Know About Preventing Child Heatstroke?


QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Preventing Child Heatstroke?

Whether you’re a parent, caregiver or bystander of a child left in a car, it’s important to understand risk factors contributing to child heatstroke. Answer these questions to see how much you know.

  1. True or false: It’s never okay to leave your child alone in a car, even for a few minutes, and even if the car is on.
  2. Correct! The answer is TRUE.
    It’s never okay to leave a child alone in a car, even for a few minutes, and even if the car is on.
    The answer is TRUE.
    It’s never okay to leave a child alone in a car, even for a few minutes, and even if the car is on.



  3. True or false: Opening windows will prevent heatstroke.
  4. The answer is FALSE.
    Opening windows will not prevent heatstroke.
    Correct! The answer is FALSE.
    Opening windows will not prevent heatstroke.



  5. True or false: Children overheat up to five times faster than adults.
  6. Correct! The answer is TRUE.
    Children overheat up to five times faster than adults.
    The answer is TRUE.
    Children overheat up to five times faster than adults.



  7. True or false: Heatstroke can’t happen on cloudy days or in outside temperatures below 70 degrees.
  8. The answer is FALSE.
    Heatstroke can happen on cloudy days and in outside temperatures below 70 degrees.
    Correct! The answer is FALSE.
    Heatstroke can happen on cloudy days and in outside temperatures below 70 degrees.



  9. True or false: It’s okay to let kids play in an unattended vehicle.
  10. The answer is FALSE.
    Do not let kids play in an unattended vehicle.
    Correct! The answer is FALSE.
    Do not let kids play in an unattended vehicle.



ANSWER KEY
  • TRUE
    It’s never okay to leave a child alone in a car, even for a few minutes, and even if the car is on.
  • FALSE
    Opening windows will not prevent heatstroke.
  • TRUE
    Children overheat up to five times faster than adults.
  • FALSE
    Heatstroke can happen on cloudy days and in outside temperatures below 70 degrees.
  • FALSE
    Do not let kids play in an unattended vehicle.

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