Think you know how to stay cool in the heat?


Try our quiz to find out if you're a comfort novice or a cool breeze connoisseur!


1 / 10

Fans can help cool the body

2 / 10

Wearing light-coloured and loose clothing can reduce discomfort from extreme heat

3 / 10

Only older people are at risk from indoor heat.

4 / 10

It is best to stay indoors during periods of extreme heat.

5 / 10

Air conditioning can make you sick.

6 / 10

Certain foods and beverages can reduce your ability to cool down your body.

7 / 10

The longer the heat event, the more dangerous to human health.

8 / 10

With older age, our thirst response becomes weaker.

9 / 10

Being from a hot climate means you are used to heat and therefore not at risk.

10 / 10

Sleeping under a wet blanket or wet cloth during extreme heat events, or in a room with a wet cloth, can help you stay cool.

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