The Great Central U.S. Shake-Out an annual earthquake drill, will take place on Feb. 7. Families and organizations can run through their safety procedures so they’ll be prepared when a real earthquake hits. But until then, you can test your safety knowledge with Beat the Quake, an online game that gives you multiple-choice questions about securing the items in your home so they don’t get damaged — or fall on you — during a quake.
Want to beef up your score? HouseLogic has a few tips to help you brush up on your earthquake knowledge:
- Make sure your foundation is solid enough to stand up to a quake.
- If you live in an area where earthquakes are common, such as California, determine whether it’s worth investing in earthquake insurance.
- Learn what to do during and after a quake to keep yourself and your family safe.
I got 8 out of 14 questions right. What’s your score?