Water Safety Quiz

This short quiz was designed for parents and caregivers to test basic water safety knowledge.

The quiz will only take a few minutes and could help to prevent a child from drowning. Upon completion, you can print an official Colin’s Hope Water Guardian Certificate. Please share this quiz with your family and friends.

Thank you for your time. Together, we can achieve the vision of a world where children do not drown.

Question 1 of 10
  • HINT: This is a surprise to most adults as it was to Colin Holst's parents.
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  • HINT: Drowning does NOT look or sound like it does in movies!
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  • HINT: You are not off duty when you take kids to a life guarded pool or around any type of water.
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  • HINT: You must ensure not just one barrier to water but multiple in case one or more barriers fail. Barriers are just one of many layers of protection to prevent drowning.
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  • HINT: No one is drownproof. You are never too old to learn to swim and babies can learn water survival skills very early.
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  • HINT: Read ALL the answer choices... they could save your life. And then teach anyone you know who goes to the beach.
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  • HINT: Air inflated water wings and tubes can easily slip off or deflate causing the child to sink. The U.S Coast Guard knows best.
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  • HINT: You can drown in an inch of water. ALL water is potentially dangerous.
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  • HINT: Colin's Hope believes that it is important to be safer around the water while having fun. You can be safer around pool drains by doing a few simple things.
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  • HINT: CPR is easy to learn and is a life skill that can save lives
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