1. What is social distancing?
staying 2m away from other people
not seeing your Mum on Mother's Day
2. What are the most important rules of social distancing? (tick all that apply)
Avoid contact with anyone displaying symptoms
Avoid non-essential use of public transport when possible
Work from home, where possible
Avoid large and small gatherings in public spaces
Avoid gatherings with friends and family
Use telephone or online to contact essential services
3. Why is social distancing important?
to save my own life
to save the lives of others
4. Can you go outside?
yes no sometimes try not to of course you can, this is a free country
5. When can you go to the park?
only if you stay 2m apart
daily, because it's important for your health
whenever the sun comes out
I'd rather go to the seaside
try not to
6. What should you do if you see a large group of people in a public place?
walk over to them and tell them off
upload a photo to social media
I wouldn't go to a park in the first place
pass them by
7. When you hear the phrase 'congregating in groups', how many people do you think of?
2 3 or 4 maybe 10 100+
8. Can you go to the shops?
whenever weekly only for groceries only by yourself
if it's the only place I can go, that's where I'll be going
9. How do you stay 2m away from everyone else while grocery shopping?
it can't be done
I don't care, where's the pasta?
shop online (and wait 2 weeks)
10. Which of the following should you no longer do? (tick all that apply)
pop round to your neighbours for coffee
get your hair cut
mow the back lawn
get the bus into town
11. Social distancing is...
recommended mandatory strongly advised utterly fudged
12. Name something you shouldn't do unless you aren't under 70
phone NHS 111
stay indoors for 12 weeks
no I'm lost now
Section B - Essay
Answer two of the following in no more than 500 words each.
a) Outline, as clearly as possible, the main differences between social distancing and self-isolation. b) Compare and contrast the social distancing regime in the UK and another country of your choice. c) Demonstrate, by use of examples, how a Prime Minister can offer entirely contradictory advice. d) Explain, using misconceptions and misunderstandings, why social distancing does not apply to you.
Section C - Practical
Explain social distancing to a five year-old.
Where did you see this social distancing advice?
daily government press conference a leaflet through my letterbox
in my daily newspaper TV advert Twitter/Facebook
WhatsApp conspiracy meme sorry, what advice?