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Caving is an exciting hobby experienced by thousands of people every year. Test out your knowledge of caving with this easy quiz!
1. Which of the following are the main risks associated with caving?
a.falling
b.flooding
c.bats
d.spiders
 
2. In the 1960's, the term 'spelunking' was used to describe what?
a.experienced cavers
b.inexperienced cavers
c.professional underground researchers
d.rescue teams who specialized in cave rescues
 
3. The National Speleological Society was formed in what year?
a.1941
b.1943
c.1959
d.1962
 
4. As of 2007, how deep is the deepest cave in the world (the Krubera cave)?
a.1247 meters
b.1525 meters
c.1698 meters
d.1710 meters
 
5. As of 2007, what is the deepest cave in the United States?
a.Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico
b.Kazumura Cave, Hawaii
c.Bigfoot Cave, California
d.Ellisons Cave, Georgia
 
6. Which of these is a serious threat for cavers?
a.Hypothermia
b.Hyperthermia
c.Hyperpyrexia
d.Hypnosis
 
7. True or False: Speleology is the scientific study of caves.
a.True
b.False
 
8. In the 1940's, this man coined the name "Spelunker":
a.Clay Aiken
b.Clay Moss
c.Clay Perry
d.Clay Clayson
 
9. What is 'Abseiling'?
a.ascending a fixed rope
b.descending a fixed rope
c.crawling down a rock face
d.crawling up a rock face
 
10. What is a 'cairn'?
a.a helmet
b.a clip used with climbing ropes
c.an electronic navigation instrument
d.a pile of rocks
 
11. As of 2007, what is the longest cave in the United States?
a.Jewel Cave, South Dakota
b.Wind Cave, South Dakota
c.Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico
d.Mammoth Cave System, Kentucky
 
12. What type of lights are used in caving?
a.carbide lamps
b.halogen lamps
c.LED lights
d.all of the above
 
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By: Larry Blanchard on May 19, 2009
  Don;t know too much about the US but we have a great caving community in Derbyshire, UK. Especially at TSG in Castleton.
  

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