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8. A practice of endangering drivers by using a vehicle as a weapon. 9. A licensing program that gradually increases a new driver’s driving privileges over time as experience and skill are gained. HS_HEALTH_U09_C27_CR 12/8/03 5:51 PM Page 732
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Chapter 27 Review 9. What precautions should you take if a hurricane watch is issued for your area? 10. Where is the safest place to be during a blizzard? 11. Where do earthquakes occur most often in the United States? 2. Evaluating. Josie lives on a lake and is a good swimmer. On Monday she got home before her parents and decided that she wanted to go for a quick swim. Why is this risky? 3. Summarizing. Though a driver’s license is not required to operate an ATV, all ATV operators should use common sense and know road rules. Write a paragraph summarizing safety rules that all ATV operators should know. 4. Analyzing. Experts suggest that homeowners bolt heavy household items such as bookcases to the wall in earthquake-prone areas. How might this strategy prevent accidental injuries? Test Practice Test Practice Read the passage below and then answer the questions. Lightning (1) Lightning is an electric spark that zigzags between the clouds in a thunderstorm. (2) It can sometimes travel to the ground, where it can cause great damage, and every year there are a number of lightning-related deaths and injuries. (3) Although you are probably not going to be hurt, it might happen, and you should look at the following steps. (4) If you are inside during a lightning storm, stay there. (5) Unplug electrical appliances; do not use the telephone; and try to stay away from open doors, windows, and medal pipes. (6) Taking a shower or a bath during a lightning storm is not a good idea. (7) If you are outdoors, try to find shelter in a building, a cave, a canyon, or even a thick growth of trees. (8) If you cannot find shelter, keep low and stay away from isolated trees and metal fences. (9) Swimmers should get out of the water immediately, and people in small boats should get to shore as quickly as possible. 1. What is the most effective way to rewrite sentence 3? Although you may not be caught outside during a storm, there are some simple steps you can take. Here are a number of things to remember when you are caught outside during a lightning storm. Although you are not likely to be injured by lightning it is still a good idea to be careful. Although the chances of your being hurt are very small, there are some steps you can take to avoid being injured by lightning. 2. What change, if any, should be made to sentence 5? Change electrical to electricity Delete the comma after doors Change medal to metal. Make no change 3. Write out the steps for responding to a fire or other disaster in your school. THINKING CRITICALLY 1. Applying. Alicia spends a lot of time working on the computer. Lately, her neck and back have begun to ache, and her eyes often feel tired.
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