Swimsafer 2.0 Theory Revision

Dear students / Parents,

Below are a series of questions for your child’s revision.

LINK to the THEORY TEST is at the BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

 

1) Which of the following is a way of escaping from a rip current?
A) Swimming against the rip current
B) Swimming with the rip current until it weakens
C) Swimming parallel to the beach and returning to the shore through breaking waves
D) All of the above

 

2) Which of the following should a child do when he sees an uncovered bucket full of water in the toilet?
A) Play with the water
B) Ignore it and walk away
C) Get an Adult to Empty the Bucket
D) Pour Half of the water into another bucket and get an adult to empty the bucket

 

3) An eight year old boy was invited for a swim at the pool. Should he inform his parents?
A) Yes, he should inform his parents and ask them for permission
B) No, he should be able to swim without adult supervision

 

4) Which of the following weather conditions should you be avoided for outdoor swimming?
A) A sunny and bright day
B) A clear and windy day
C) A clear day with a lightning risk alert
D) All of the above

 

5) Which of the following is NOT a correct way of getting into a swimming pool safely?
A) Wading into the water slowly
B) Climbing down the pool ladder
C) Diving into the water without checking the depth of the water
D) Sitting on the edge facing the water and lowering your body into it feet first

 

6) You will still get dehydrated during swimming because your body will perspire in the water
A) True
B) False

 

7) Which of the following should you do to protect yourself against harmful ultraviolet(UV) rays?
A) Apply sunscreen
B) Wear sun protection accessories
C) Avoid the strongest ways of the day
D) All of the above

 

8) If you drifted out to the ocean alone, which of the following should you do?
A) Stay calm and do not panic
B) Hold anything that will help you float
C) Look out and listen for any incoming aircraft or ships, and draw their attention by splashing around in the water and waving and shouting for help
D) All of the above

 

9) If you were to fall off a boat in the ocean fully clothed without a Personal Floatation Device (PFD), which of the following should you do?
A) Remove heavy items of clothing that is heavy
B) Leave on a layer of clothing to minimize heat loss
C) Inflate your pants or shirt/jacket to use as a floatation aid
D) All of the above

 

10) Which of the following should you do if you were caught in a fast flowing river?
A) Remain calm and swim underwater
B) Remain calm and swim against the current
C) Remain calm and try to float feet first in a half-sitting position
D) All of the above

 

11) Treading water is a survival technique in a deep water survival situation.
A) True
B) False

 

12) If you were swept out by a current, which of the following should you do to save energy?
A) Swim the butterfly stroke
B) Swim against the current
C) Keep your arms out of the water
D) Hold anything that will help you float

 

13) In a deep water emergency situation, you should remove items of clothing that are too heavy
A) True
B) False

 

14) Before diving into the pool, you must ensure that ______
A) The water is clear
B) The water is unclear
C) The water is clear and deep
D) The water is clear and shallow

 

15) In case of an emergency in the water, which of the following numbers should you call?
A) 987
B) 911
C) 958
D) 995

 

16) If you cannot swim, which of the following rescue techniques should you use?
A) Talk rescue
B) Contact tow
C) Swim rescue
D) Non-contact tow

 

17) One of the four As in rescue is ______
A) Assessment
B) Amazement
C) Amusement
D) Astonishment

 

18) Which of the following can be used to perform a throw rescue?
A) A water bottle
B) A fire extinguisher
C) A pair of shoes
D) A float

 

19) Which of the following is a dry rescue technique?
A) Tow rescue
B) Wade rescue
C) Throw Rescue
D) Accompany Rescue

 

20) If you are not confident to rescue someone in trouble in the water, which of the following should you do?
A) Use a mobile phone to contact a friend for help
B) Walk away quietly as you are not confident
C) Perform the rescue even though you are not confident
D) Alert a lifeguard or an adult passer-by for help or call 995 for assistance

 

21) Which of the following stroke can be used to save energy in deep water emergency?
A) Survival side stroke
B) Survival backstroke
C) Survival breast stroke
D) All of the above

 

22) Everyone on board a watercraft should wear a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
A) True
B) False

 

23) Which of the following should you look out for when you are on board a boat or cruise ship?
A) The nearest exit from your location
B) The location of the life jacket
C) The safety booklet of the boat or cruise ship
D) All of the above

 

24) Which of the following is where you should swim at a designated beach?
A) Anywhere
B) In front of the ships
C) Next to a motor boat
D) In between the red and yellow flags

 

25) Which of the following is a possible danger at a canal after a storm?
A) No danger
B) Shark attack
C) Fast flowing water
D) None of the above

 

26) At a condominium pool with no lifeguards on duty, someone is struggling in the water. Which of the following is the most suitable person to approach for help?
A) The police coast Guard
B) The Singapore Navy
C) The nearest adult passer-by
D) None of the above

 

27) If your friend challenges you to hold your breath under water to see who can last the longest, you should say no and tell your friend that this can cause a person to pass out and drown.
A) True
B) False

 

28) Which of the following describes the Heat Escape Lessening Posture (H.E.L.P)?
A) It is a technique used when performing a rescue
B) It is a technique used when wearing a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
C) It is a position used to call for help easily
D) It is a position used to save energy and prevent heat loss in a cold immersion

 

29) Which of the following is a distress signal?
A) Swimming underwater
B) Immersing your head in the water
C) Waving your arms and shouting for help
D) None of the above

 

30) Which of the following shows the correct sequence of the four As in any rescue?
A) Awareness, Action, Aftercare, Assessment
B) Awareness, Assessment, Action, Aftercare
C) Assessment, Action, Aftercare, Awareness
D) Assessment, Awareness, Action, Aftercare

 

31) Which of the following describes a non-swimmer victim?
A) May submerge for periods of time
B) Assumes a vertical position in the water
C) Struggles desperately with grabbing and climbing actions
D) All of the above

 

32) A child should inform a lifeguard immediately when he or she sees someone struggling in the pool.
A) True
B) False

 

33) Which of the following is a way of checking the strength of a river current?
A) Jumping into the river to feel its current
B) Leaning forward from the bank of the river and using one hand to feel its current
C) Throwing in a stick and seeing how quickly it flows down the river
D) None of the above

 

34) You and your friends come across a canal on your way home. The water in the canal is not deep. Which of the following should you do?
A) Go down into the canal to play
B) Throw stones and pebbles into the canal
C) Encourage my friends to climb into the canal to play
D) Continue walking home

 

35) You should not ______ in the swimming pool
A) Urinate
B) Use a float
C) Wear a swim cap
D) Wear a pair of goggles

 

36) Which of the following is an example of good personal hygiene at the swimming pool?
A) Urinate in the pool
B) Drink water from the pool
C) Have a shower before you enter the pool
D) All of the above

 

37) If you were to fall off a boat in the ocean, which of the following should you do?
A) Stay calm and do not panic
B) Splash around in the water and wave and call for help when help is coming
C) If help turns away or does not see you, remain calm and save energy to wait for help to come again
D) All of the above

 

38) A child can swim alone if he or she has taken swimming lessons
A) True
B) False

 

39) If someone needs help in the water, you should _____
A) Walk away
B) Watch from the side and do nothing
C) Jump in immediately to save the person
D) Throw an object that can float to the person

 

40) An unconscious victim may be facing up or down in the water and is not moving.
A) True
B) False

 

41) Which of the following is a situation for using a talk rescue?
A) When the person is conscious
B) When the person is close enough to the rescuer
C) When the person is capable of responding to instructions
D) All of the above

 

42) Which of the following should you NOT do when you visit a beach, lake or river overseas?
A) Go alone and swim unsupervised
B) Ask a local if you are unsure of the current conditions
C) Only participate in activites such as swimming and canoeing in designated recreational areas
D) Scan carefully for obstacles and other potential dangers before you consider entering the water safely

 

43) Which of the following should you do to stay safe during kayaking?
A) Wear a personal floatation Device (PFD)
B) Check the weather condition before the start of the activity
C) Look out for strong winds, waves, rocks and reefs
D) All of the above

 

44) Which of the following is most likely to cause an accident at the pool?
A) Climbing down the pool ladder to enter the water
B) Running around the pool playing with one of your friends
C) Diving into a deep pool under your instructor’s supervision
D) Following the instructions of the lifeguard and your instructor

 

45) Which of the following should you do if you become unwell during swimming practice?
A) Inform your instructor or parent and stop swimming immediately
B) Continue with practice since you have already started
C) Stop to drink some water and continue swimming
D) Stop to take medication and continue swimming

 

46) Which of the following is a sign of dehydration
A) Increased thirst
B) Increased body temperature
C) Sudden feeling of tiredness
D) All of the above

 

47) Which of the following should you do when performing survival swimming?
A) Adopt the Heat Escape Lessening Posture (H.E.L.P) or huddle position
B) Remain calm, breathe regularly and swim with slow relaxed strokes
C) Change position and stroke to save energy and avoid overusing your muscles
D) All of the above

 

48) One of the reaons why someone needs to swim underwater is to find an object
A) True
B) False

 

49) Which of the following should you do if you experience a cramp in the water?
A) Panic and Cry
B) Scream and Shout
C) Pull and hold on the nearest person to you
D) Relax, roll onto your back and wave for help with one arm

 

50) Which of the following is part of the Water Smart Code?
A) Go Together
B) Know the Dangers
C) Take Safety Advice
D) All of the above

51) If you have a medical condition such as asthma or a heart problem, which of the following must you do when you are swimming at a public pool?
A) Swim as usual
B) Swim as long as you feel fine
C) Swim as long as you have taken your medication
D) Inform the lifeguard about your condition

 

 

Please take note that you need the following:

1) Your child’s NRIC

2) Your child’s DOB

3) Your child’s swimsafer test level

4) Your child needs 90% marks to pass the theory test.

5) Re-attempt is available immediately should your child not get full marks

Start your Swimsafer 2.0 Theory Test: CLICK HERE!

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Swimsafer 2.0 Theory Revision

Dear students / Parents,

Below are a series of questions for your child’s revision.

LINK to the THEORY TEST is at the BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

 

1) Which of the following is a way of escaping from a rip current?
A) Swimming against the rip current
B) Swimming with the rip current until it weakens
C) Swimming parallel to the beach and returning to the shore through breaking waves
D) All of the above

 

2) Which of the following should a child do when he sees an uncovered bucket full of water in the toilet?
A) Play with the water
B) Ignore it and walk away
C) Get an Adult to Empty the Bucket
D) Pour Half of the water into another bucket and get an adult to empty the bucket

 

3) An eight year old boy was invited for a swim at the pool. Should he inform his parents?
A) Yes, he should inform his parents and ask them for permission
B) No, he should be able to swim without adult supervision

 

4) Which of the following weather conditions should you be avoided for outdoor swimming?
A) A sunny and bright day
B) A clear and windy day
C) A clear day with a lightning risk alert
D) All of the above

 

5) Which of the following is NOT a correct way of getting into a swimming pool safely?
A) Wading into the water slowly
B) Climbing down the pool ladder
C) Diving into the water without checking the depth of the water
D) Sitting on the edge facing the water and lowering your body into it feet first

 

6) You will still get dehydrated during swimming because your body will perspire in the water
A) True
B) False

 

7) Which of the following should you do to protect yourself against harmful ultraviolet(UV) rays?
A) Apply sunscreen
B) Wear sun protection accessories
C) Avoid the strongest ways of the day
D) All of the above

 

8) If you drifted out to the ocean alone, which of the following should you do?
A) Stay calm and do not panic
B) Hold anything that will help you float
C) Look out and listen for any incoming aircraft or ships, and draw their attention by splashing around in the water and waving and shouting for help
D) All of the above

 

9) If you were to fall off a boat in the ocean fully clothed without a Personal Floatation Device (PFD), which of the following should you do?
A) Remove heavy items of clothing that is heavy
B) Leave on a layer of clothing to minimize heat loss
C) Inflate your pants or shirt/jacket to use as a floatation aid
D) All of the above

 

10) Which of the following should you do if you were caught in a fast flowing river?
A) Remain calm and swim underwater
B) Remain calm and swim against the current
C) Remain calm and try to float feet first in a half-sitting position
D) All of the above

 

11) Treading water is a survival technique in a deep water survival situation.
A) True
B) False

 

12) If you were swept out by a current, which of the following should you do to save energy?
A) Swim the butterfly stroke
B) Swim against the current
C) Keep your arms out of the water
D) Hold anything that will help you float

 

13) In a deep water emergency situation, you should remove items of clothing that are too heavy
A) True
B) False

 

14) Before diving into the pool, you must ensure that ______
A) The water is clear
B) The water is unclear
C) The water is clear and deep
D) The water is clear and shallow

 

15) In case of an emergency in the water, which of the following numbers should you call?
A) 987
B) 911
C) 958
D) 995

 

16) If you cannot swim, which of the following rescue techniques should you use?
A) Talk rescue
B) Contact tow
C) Swim rescue
D) Non-contact tow

 

17) One of the four As in rescue is ______
A) Assessment
B) Amazement
C) Amusement
D) Astonishment

 

18) Which of the following can be used to perform a throw rescue?
A) A water bottle
B) A fire extinguisher
C) A pair of shoes
D) A float

 

19) Which of the following is a dry rescue technique?
A) Tow rescue
B) Wade rescue
C) Throw Rescue
D) Accompany Rescue

 

20) If you are not confident to rescue someone in trouble in the water, which of the following should you do?
A) Use a mobile phone to contact a friend for help
B) Walk away quietly as you are not confident
C) Perform the rescue even though you are not confident
D) Alert a lifeguard or an adult passer-by for help or call 995 for assistance

 

21) Which of the following stroke can be used to save energy in deep water emergency?
A) Survival side stroke
B) Survival backstroke
C) Survival breast stroke
D) All of the above

 

22) Everyone on board a watercraft should wear a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
A) True
B) False

 

23) Which of the following should you look out for when you are on board a boat or cruise ship?
A) The nearest exit from your location
B) The location of the life jacket
C) The safety booklet of the boat or cruise ship
D) All of the above

 

24) Which of the following is where you should swim at a designated beach?
A) Anywhere
B) In front of the ships
C) Next to a motor boat
D) In between the red and yellow flags

 

25) Which of the following is a possible danger at a canal after a storm?
A) No danger
B) Shark attack
C) Fast flowing water
D) None of the above

 

26) At a condominium pool with no lifeguards on duty, someone is struggling in the water. Which of the following is the most suitable person to approach for help?
A) The police coast Guard
B) The Singapore Navy
C) The nearest adult passer-by
D) None of the above

 

27) If your friend challenges you to hold your breath under water to see who can last the longest, you should say no and tell your friend that this can cause a person to pass out and drown.
A) True
B) False

 

28) Which of the following describes the Heat Escape Lessening Posture (H.E.L.P)?
A) It is a technique used when performing a rescue
B) It is a technique used when wearing a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
C) It is a position used to call for help easily
D) It is a position used to save energy and prevent heat loss in a cold immersion

 

29) Which of the following is a distress signal?
A) Swimming underwater
B) Immersing your head in the water
C) Waving your arms and shouting for help
D) None of the above

 

30) Which of the following shows the correct sequence of the four As in any rescue?
A) Awareness, Action, Aftercare, Assessment
B) Awareness, Assessment, Action, Aftercare
C) Assessment, Action, Aftercare, Awareness
D) Assessment, Awareness, Action, Aftercare

 

31) Which of the following describes a non-swimmer victim?
A) May submerge for periods of time
B) Assumes a vertical position in the water
C) Struggles desperately with grabbing and climbing actions
D) All of the above

 

32) A child should inform a lifeguard immediately when he or she sees someone struggling in the pool.
A) True
B) False

 

33) Which of the following is a way of checking the strength of a river current?
A) Jumping into the river to feel its current
B) Leaning forward from the bank of the river and using one hand to feel its current
C) Throwing in a stick and seeing how quickly it flows down the river
D) None of the above

 

34) You and your friends come across a canal on your way home. The water in the canal is not deep. Which of the following should you do?
A) Go down into the canal to play
B) Throw stones and pebbles into the canal
C) Encourage my friends to climb into the canal to play
D) Continue walking home

 

35) You should not ______ in the swimming pool
A) Urinate
B) Use a float
C) Wear a swim cap
D) Wear a pair of goggles

 

36) Which of the following is an example of good personal hygiene at the swimming pool?
A) Urinate in the pool
B) Drink water from the pool
C) Have a shower before you enter the pool
D) All of the above

 

37) If you were to fall off a boat in the ocean, which of the following should you do?
A) Stay calm and do not panic
B) Splash around in the water and wave and call for help when help is coming
C) If help turns away or does not see you, remain calm and save energy to wait for help to come again
D) All of the above

 

38) A child can swim alone if he or she has taken swimming lessons
A) True
B) False

 

39) If someone needs help in the water, you should _____
A) Walk away
B) Watch from the side and do nothing
C) Jump in immediately to save the person
D) Throw an object that can float to the person

 

40) An unconscious victim may be facing up or down in the water and is not moving.
A) True
B) False

 

41) Which of the following is a situation for using a talk rescue?
A) When the person is conscious
B) When the person is close enough to the rescuer
C) When the person is capable of responding to instructions
D) All of the above

 

42) Which of the following should you NOT do when you visit a beach, lake or river overseas?
A) Go alone and swim unsupervised
B) Ask a local if you are unsure of the current conditions
C) Only participate in activites such as swimming and canoeing in designated recreational areas
D) Scan carefully for obstacles and other potential dangers before you consider entering the water safely

 

43) Which of the following should you do to stay safe during kayaking?
A) Wear a personal floatation Device (PFD)
B) Check the weather condition before the start of the activity
C) Look out for strong winds, waves, rocks and reefs
D) All of the above

 

44) Which of the following is most likely to cause an accident at the pool?
A) Climbing down the pool ladder to enter the water
B) Running around the pool playing with one of your friends
C) Diving into a deep pool under your instructor’s supervision
D) Following the instructions of the lifeguard and your instructor

 

45) Which of the following should you do if you become unwell during swimming practice?
A) Inform your instructor or parent and stop swimming immediately
B) Continue with practice since you have already started
C) Stop to drink some water and continue swimming
D) Stop to take medication and continue swimming

 

46) Which of the following is a sign of dehydration
A) Increased thirst
B) Increased body temperature
C) Sudden feeling of tiredness
D) All of the above

 

47) Which of the following should you do when performing survival swimming?
A) Adopt the Heat Escape Lessening Posture (H.E.L.P) or huddle position
B) Remain calm, breathe regularly and swim with slow relaxed strokes
C) Change position and stroke to save energy and avoid overusing your muscles
D) All of the above

 

48) One of the reaons why someone needs to swim underwater is to find an object
A) True
B) False

 

49) Which of the following should you do if you experience a cramp in the water?
A) Panic and Cry
B) Scream and Shout
C) Pull and hold on the nearest person to you
D) Relax, roll onto your back and wave for help with one arm

 

50) Which of the following is part of the Water Smart Code?
A) Go Together
B) Know the Dangers
C) Take Safety Advice
D) All of the above

51) If you have a medical condition such as asthma or a heart problem, which of the following must you do when you are swimming at a public pool?
A) Swim as usual
B) Swim as long as you feel fine
C) Swim as long as you have taken your medication
D) Inform the lifeguard about your condition

 

 

Please take note that you need the following:

1) Your child’s NRIC

2) Your child’s DOB

3) Your child’s swimsafer test level

4) Your child needs 90% marks to pass the theory test.

5) Re-attempt is available immediately should your child not get full marks

Start your Swimsafer 2.0 Theory Test: CLICK HERE!


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