Tests for Dwitiya Sopan

Tests for Dwitiya Sopan

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Tests for Dwitiya Sopan :
(i) Pioneering :
(a) Demonstrate Timber hitch, Rolling hitch, Marline spike/ Lever hitch & Figure of Eight knot and their uses.
(b) Tie the following lashings: Square and Figure of Eight lashing and know their uses.
(c) Demonstrate the uses of hand axe or chopper and know the safety rules and how to keep them sharp.
(d) Demonstrate the use, safety and sharpening dagger or a pen knife and the use of a screw driver, pliers and hammer.
(ii) Fire :
(a) Know different types of fire used in camping/ outing.
(b) Lay and light a wood fire in the open with not more than two match sticks.
(iii) Cooking :
(a) Know the working & maintenance of a kerosene pressure stove or a Gas stove.
(b) Cook in open two simple dishes enough for two persons & make tea/coffee.
(c) Know the safety precautions in case of gas leakage.
(iv) Compass & Map :
(a) Know the sixteen points of a compass.
(b) Be able to find North by at least two constellation during night.
(c) Using a compass find the bearing of various objects from your position.
(d) Follow a trail laid out using compass bearing & distances.
(e) Know the terms : Scale, Direction, Conventional signs, Contours & Grid reference
(f) Be able to use a tourist map
(v) First Aid :
(a) Have knowledge about wounds and know how to deal with Bleeding, Burns & Scalds, Sprains, Stings & Bites.
(b) Demonstrate the use of Roller bandage.
(c) Demonstrate the use of a Triangular Bandage for the Head, Hand, Knee, Foot, Ankle and Fracture of Arm.
(d) Improvise a stretcher.
(vi) Estimation :
(a) With the help of improvised apparatus, estimate two distances/widths of not more than one hundred metres but not less than thirty metres.
(b) Know the length of your stride/pace & using this, estimate the distance travelled.
(vii) OUT OF DOORS :
(a) Participate in a Company Wide Game.
(b) Participate in a Company Campfire & know at least two folk/patriotic songs & participate in a Patrol skit.
(c) Know & practice Road Safety Rules for vehicles.
(d) Know how to ride a bicycle.
(e) Visit a factory in the neighborhood of schools/colleges/residence to understand the manufacturing process of various products and also to respect the dignity of labour.
(viii) SERVICE : Complete any one of the following:
(a) Undertake a development Project in your school in consultation with the head of the institution.
(b) Participate in one or more Social Service Camp/ camps covering over a period of a month.
(c) Serve in community Fair or Mela including preparatory and post event assignments of Fair/Mela.
(d) Participate in an Anti Litter Campaign with your Patrol and help to clean up an area around your school or headquarters.
(e) Demonstrate the 3R’s of Conservation: Reduce, Recycle & Reuse.
(f) To form and participate in Self Help Groups and such other sustained activities where Guide Skills are made use of.
(ix) SENSE TRAINING : Know and play Kim’s game to enhance observation, taste, sound, smell and touch.
(x) Qualify for any Two from the following Proficiency Badges:-
(i) Cook, (ii) Debator, (iii) Friends to Animals,
(iv) Gardener, (v) Handy Women, (vi) Cyclist
(vii) Laundress, (viii) Reader, (ix) Child Nurse.
(xi) DISCIPLINE :
(a) Know the various Company formations.
(b) Be able to march three deep with your Company smartly & in good order. Follow drill commands during marching.
(c) Participate in Four All Faiths Prayer meetings in your Company
(xi) COMMUNICATION :
(a) Use a Computer and know the advantages & disadvantages of mobile phone and internet.
(b) Know how to use the internet & access the website of the Bharat Scouts & Guides.
(xiii) PATRIOTISM : Collect information on our heritage and culture and prepare a log book.
(xiv) Serve as Pratham Sopan Guide for atleast six months.
SEA GUIDE :
In addition to the above tests, a Sea Guide will have to qualify for the following :
(i) Learn Swimming.
(ii) Have in general knowledge about boat, sail, an oar and an anchor.
(iii) Learn about DOs & DON’Ts in a boat.
(iv) Learn to perform artificial respiration.
AIR GUIDE :
In addition to the Dwitiya Sopan tests given above, an Air Guide will have to qualify for the following :
(i) Know about the history or Air Force in the Country.
(ii) Know about the marking on the Aircraft Military.
(iii) Have in general knowledge of an aircraft and its main parts.
(iv) Have knowledge of an Airfield or an Aerodrome
(v) Have in general knowledge of flying procedures (take off, landing, banking etc.)
Note :
(i) On the successful completion of the tests for Dwitiya Sopan Badge to the satisfaction of independent examiners arranged by the Training Counsellors and appointed by the Badge Committee of the Local or District Association as the case may be on the basis of the certificates issued by the examiners, the Guides shall be issued the Dwitiya Sopan Badge.
(ii) The Dwitiya Sopan Badge consists of the Bharat Scouts & Guides Emblem with scroll “TAYYAR” in Devanagari script under it.
(iii) The Dwitiya Sopan Badge shall be worn on the left sleeve in place of Pratham Sopan Badge.

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