You may not know much about search and rescue teams, but you'll want them on your side if you're ever lost, stranded or in danger in the wild. Test your knowledge of this extreme job by taking the ultimate quiz.
Question 1 of 10
Search and rescue (SAR) teams are made up of what kinds of people?
Question 2 of 10
The national SAR school for the U.S. military is in which state?
Question 3 of 10
The national SAR school is operated by which two branches of the U.S. military?
Question 4 of 10
What is the goal of SAR teams in a dangerous rescue scenario?
Question 5 of 10
SAR teams are trained to be ready to roll within how many minutes of notification from the National Distress and Response System?
Question 6 of 10
How many minutes does an SAR student have to swim two-thirds of a mile, one-third of which is spent pulling a volunteer victim?
Question 7 of 10
Civilian SAR schools are…
Question 8 of 10
The Coast Guard reports that 95 percent of sea rescues occur less than how many miles from shore?
Question 9 of 10
The 10 percent of rescues that require both search and rescue cost the U.S. how much money each year?
Question 10 of 10