What is a panic room for? If you're familiar with the dangers of hurricane, home invasion, nuclear war or domestic violence, you won't be surprised to learn that panic rooms are increasingly seen as "safe points," allowing occupants time to take stock and call the emergency services. Don't panic, but take this quiz to learn more about panic rooms.
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What is another name for panic room?
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What is a panic room made of?
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What does a panic room contain?
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Are panic rooms designed to protect against hurricanes or tornadoes?
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What else, aside from people, can you keep safe in a panic room?
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What is the recommended location for the construction of a panic room?
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If panic rooms are supposed to hide their occupants, what is one of their best defenses?
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What sort of locks are common for panic room doors?
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Why would you want to soundproof the panic room?
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A lot of panic rooms have their own generators. What should you be aware of regarding them?
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What is the recommended water supply for a panic room?
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When constructing your home, it is a good idea to plan a panic room into the design. If so, what should you have the architect sign?
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What is the cost of building a panic room?
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If you're not particularly wealthy, what options do you have for building a panic room?
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It seems that almost every new mansion in _____ has a panic room.
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What historical incident prompted more and more middle-income families to invest in panic rooms?
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For what purpose do British authorities sometimes recommend installing a panic room?
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Ancient Egypt had safe rooms within the pyramids to protect the pharaohs' treasures. During what period in later history were safe rooms used to protect living people?
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In the United States in the 1920s, what did they use hidden rooms for?
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