You need to find water in the desert at once.
Sit in the shade and try not to sweat much. Move around only during the night when it's cooler. Some people have died of thirst after only 4 hours of looking for water, while others have survived up to 2 days by saving what they have.
Stand in a doorway during an earthquake.
Eating plants is secure.
Not always. To avoid something poisonous perform the universal edibility test before ingestion at first. Even if you find plants that aren't poisonous, they probably don't have many nutrients anyway so it's just a waste of time.
Moss only grows on the north side of trees.
This is popular misconception. In the northern hemisphere it may sometimes grow better on the northern side of the tree only as far as that side doesn't receive direct sunlight. That's why do not depend on this.
Alcohol keeps you warm.