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1) Most but not all avalanches (90%) occur on slopes between:
35 and 45 degrees
25 and 50 degrees
0 and 90 degrees
30 and 45 degrees
2) What type of snow is prone to avalanches at lower slope angles?
3) Avalanches are more likely to initiate on or near:
Sections of uniform slope angle
None of these (equally likely for any profile)
4) Which aspect is most likely to develop persistent weaknesses and remain potentially hazardous in winter?
5) Which types of slopes are more likely to be hazardous in spring, and at what time of day?
Southerly, at night
Northerly, late am until night
Northerly, at night
Southerly, late am until night
6) Which of these types of slopes are generally more hazardous and what indicates them?
Windward, hard surface
Lee, hard packed surface
7) A flag tree is:
A pile of dead wood at the bottom of the slope
A tree with a flag hung on it
A tree which gets hit by avalanches and looks like it
A species of tree
8) Which of these is not a terrain trap?
A steep sided narrow gully
A cliff band
A short steep slope above a body of water
A flat run-out below an obvious avalanche track
9) Route selection begins:
When you approach the first non-flat terrain
On the climb up
For the ski down
At the trailhead or parking lot
10) To ascend or descend an avalanche slope:
Use the center
Traverse back and forth to make the climb easier
Use the edge
Don't - turn back and go home
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