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Can you survive in the jungle?

  1. Feb 18, 2010 #1

    Evo

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    My first attempt was only 75%

    Nice way of saying, sorry, but you'd be dead by morning. :redface:

    http://www.wilderness-survival.net/quiz/quiz.php

    What's your score, come on, be honest. How many survivorman and Bear Gryll's shows have you watched?
     
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  3. Feb 18, 2010 #2

    Chi Meson

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    Hey, the correct answer was bogus if you DO know your plants! Trick question!

    I think I could last a week. Can I have my TV show now? "Chi Meson Presents: Itchy Plants"
     
  4. Feb 18, 2010 #3
    105% :)
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 #4

    Evo

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    LOL, Yes, you can have your own survivor show.

    Theme: Lone physics teacher teacher is dropped in the jungle with an orange trash bag, an old sock filled with sulphur and a copy of "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman"...in Braille
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 #5

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    SPOILER ALERT:
    The thing that bugs me is the question on "avoiding poisonous plants" put the correct answer as "avoid all mushrooms." But, if I'm gonna run across a patch of shaggys, corals, or morels while "surviving," and then remember "hey, an internet quiz told me to avoid all mushrooms coz that's the correct answer..."

    well, I'll just stay at home then!

    Stupid quiz!

    And I also don't know my sharks. Last time I checked...

    NO SHARKS IN THE JUNGLE!
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 #6

    Evo

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    Land Sharks.
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 #7
    Rotfl i did my senior project in high school on surviving in the wilderness. so maybe the forests here are quite a bit different, but still...

    my score... 45% lol
     
  9. Feb 18, 2010 #8

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    60%. I'm pretty much doomed. Although I've always wondered what I would do if I was stranded on an uninhabited island.. perhaps it would be the most awesome experience for me
     
  10. Feb 18, 2010 #9
    It wasn't pretty, but you passed with a score of 60%. All things in moderation huh?

    Judging from what questions you got wrong you better hope you don't get stranded in the desert, I don't think you'd make it.


    Kinda what I thought.

    Apparently I know exactly how to survive a zombie apocalypse though. ;-)
    Would you survive a zombie attack?

    You Did perfect!

    You made every move correctly.
     
  11. Feb 18, 2010 #10
    65%

    Where were the questions about killing things? Id sure as hell kill a monkey and eat his brain before i'd start chowing down on veggies.
     
  12. Feb 18, 2010 #11

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    Yeah I kind of doubt anyone here is capable of killing a monkey, a chimp, an ape, or any kind of animal with their bare hands :biggrin:

    Now if you had your Ti-89 calculator with ya, you might be able to bludgeon them to death
     
  13. Feb 18, 2010 #12
    That's why you make a spear. ;-)

    Though I probasbly would not be killing monkeys or apes either. Fish totally. If I were really desperate I may even try going up against a boar, a small one anyway.
     
  14. Feb 18, 2010 #13
    No no no no no. See first you make friends with the orangutan. You want to get to the point where you can pick the bugs out of his hair to eat them, which will hold you over until you kill him. Do not give him a name as this will make you second guess yourself (although clyde is an excellent orangutan name.) Next you pull a 2001: A Space Odyssey on him, and beat him with a bone.

    Now you are the king of the jungle and all the lady orangutans are flocking to you like you are the notebook and a tub of ice cream.
     
  15. Feb 18, 2010 #14
    Ummmm...... nevermind.
     
  16. Feb 18, 2010 #15

    cronxeh

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    Oh that is disgusting, I'm not sure what is more repulsive - Brokeback Mountain or The Notebook

    I think this works on orangutans too:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bLTQ14TEyY
     
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  17. Feb 18, 2010 #16
    80%

    I'm not sure what knowing that you can lose 15% (or whatever it was) of your water before dying has to do with survival though.
     
  18. Feb 18, 2010 #17

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    I got a 75%, but I think some of the answers are questionable. I'm actually a decent survivalist -- though I've been 'out of it' for a while.
     
  19. Feb 19, 2010 #18
    I got 70%, but I'm a little confused about some of the questions. Like, if a shark isn't on the list of the 4 most likely to attack people, does that mean it is okay to go swimming with it? And what's wrong with talking to a volleyball? I find it very relaxing. Don't you, Wilson?
     
  20. Feb 19, 2010 #19
    That way you make certain you don't lose it because, well, you'll die, and all.
     
  21. Feb 19, 2010 #20
    See, that's where you fell down. Answers are answerable, not questionable. The questionable ones are questions.
     
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