FEMA Test Answers
A. Move heavy objects away from seating areas.
B. Clear flammable vegetation to create a safety zone.
C. Move important documents to an upper floor.
D. Elevate a building in a flood-prone area.
A. toilet bowl
B. sewer system
C. drain pipe
D. flood insurance
A. Building and zoning officials.
B. Planning department.
C. Floodplain manager.
D. All of the above.
A. Buy or make storm shutters
B. Cover windows with plastic
C. Leave windows open
D. Use sliding bolts
A. Float plugs
B. Flood wall
C. Sump pump
D. Covering with wood
A. In the Upper Midwest.
B. West of the Rocky Mountains.
C. At the New Madrid fault in Missouri.
D. East of the Rocky Mountains.
A. Tile roofing.
B. Tar-sealed roofing.
C. Asphalt shingles.
D. Wood shakes.
A. Downed power lines.
B. Hot, dry conditions.
A. Brace with horizontal blocking
B. Install shutters
C. Install hurricane straps
D. Secure to the floor
A. Flooding, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires.
B. Flooding, earthquakes, tornadoes, tsunamis, and wildfires.
C. Landslides, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes.
D. Landslides, earthquakes, wildfires, and hurricanes.
B. Double doors
A. Fuel tanks
B. The sill plate
D. Garage doors
A. Fastening water heaters.
B. Securing chimneys with metal straps.
C. Elevating the structure.
D. Bracing cripple walls.
A. Reinforce with nails
B. Board up the door
C. Install horizontal bracing
D. Remove the door
B. Moving to higher ground
D. Placing barriers around them
A. Elevate them at least 5 feet above the floor
B. Insert a rug or wood underneath the appliance
C. Move them to another part of the basement
D. Elevate them at least 1 foot above the projected flood level
B. Double-entry doors
A. Secure the foundation to the walls of your home.
B. Bring in outdoor furniture and other personal property kept outdoors.
C. Construct a safe room below ground level.
D. Install plywood shutters to protect windows.
A. Satellite photos of your community.
B. United States Geological Service (USGS) quadrangle maps of your community.
C. A flood map of your community.
D. Neighbors who are familiar with your community’s flooding history.
A. Elevating utilities and service equipment.
B. Obtaining adequate flood insurance.
C. Bracing foundations.
D. Securing doors and windows.
A. Steel-frame buildings.
B. Brick structures.
C. Buildings with roofs secured with hurricane straps.
D. Manufactured homes.
A. Do not connect wooden fencing directly to your home.
B. Cover windows with heavy drapes.
C. Move outdoor furniture indoors.
D. Turn off gas supply lines.