Most bear encounters result in no injury, but they are still extremely terrifying. If you have bears in your area or like to hike in the woods, it would behoove you to learn some bear protection tactics. Take this quiz to learn more about bear protection gear.
How many North Americans have black bear encounters each year?
What kind of bear did visitors to the Greater Yellowstone area encounter?
Pakistan black bear
What are bears seeking?
What is the result from the majority of bear encounters?
Who has set standards for bear-resistant containers?
Sierra Interagency Black Bear Group
Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee
What materials are used to make bear-resistant containers?
Bears are very ________ when it comes to ways to get to your food.
Where should you locate bear-proof containers?
25 feet away from the campsite
50 feet away from the campsite
100 feet away from the campsite
What may happen if you spray bear deterrent upwind?
blow onto other campers
blow onto you
pollute the air
When should you lay on your stomach and play dead?
if you come between a bear mama and her cubs
seeing a bear from a distance
if a bear is in your tent with you
What should you do if a bear comes into your tent while you are sleeping?
Lay on your stomach and play dead.
Curl into a ball and play dead.
What should you do if you accidentally surprise a bear?
What may happen if you run from a bear?
The bear will run in another direction.
The bear will chase you.
The bear will leave you alone.
What may frighten a bear away?
wave your arms
shout and make loud noises
According to researchers in Alaska, what is the effectiveness of bear spray against black bears?
According to researchers, what bear is 100 percent of the time deterred by bear spray?
What do many hikers recommend as a way to avoid bears?
What does research claim about the use of bear bells to deter bears?
bear bells are effective
bear bells are ineffective
the data is inconclusive
What do researchers and hikers agree is a good way to avoid surprising a bear?