Q: Are tents usually anchored using guy ropes tied to stakes or tent pegs? ¶
Q: Are tents built with the outer and inner linked so that they are both pitched at the same time? ¶
Q: Are tents single-skin tents used mainly in the USA? ¶
Q: Are tents seldom used for sleeping? ¶
Q: Are tents usually single-skinned and are generally aimed at the one-season or children's end of the market? ¶
A: Yes, their high flexibility makes them unsuitable for use in windy situations.
Q: Is a tent a newer variation of the pole marquee? ¶
Q: Is a tent a waterproof layer which extends down to the ground all round? ¶
Q: Is a tent often made of waterproof-breathable material that prevents liquid water from penetrating the inside of the tent? ¶
A: Yes, and but still allows water vapour to be transported out.
Q: Are tents usually so heavy that it takes a rather strong wind to blow them away? ¶
Q: Is a tent not waterproof? ¶
A: Yes, and but allows water vapour to pass through so that condensation occurs only on the exterior side.
Q: Are tents sold, quite cheaply, as festival tents? ¶
A: Yes, these may be suitable only for camping in dry weather, and may not even be showerproof.
Q: Are tents often used in humanitarian emergencies? ¶
A: Yes, and such as war, earthquakes and fire.
Q: Is a tent equipped with built-in very flexible hoops so that when the tent is unpacked? ¶
A: Yes, and it springs into shape immediately, and so is extremely easy to set up.
Q: Are tents the largest and most accommodating canvas tents available? ¶
Q: Is a tent important? ¶
Q: Are tents used as habitation by nomads? ¶
A: Yes, and recreational campers, and disaster victims.
Q: Is a tent a small version of a ridge tent intended for 1 to 3 people? ¶
Q: Are tents made of some artificial fibre and are often erected with the help of cranes? ¶
Q: Were tents used at least as far back as the early Iron Age? ¶
Q: Are tents discussed in a separate section below? ¶
Q: Are tents a common form of airbeam supported tents because their size can be easily modified by adding additional hoops? ¶
Q: Are tents essentially dome tents with 2 or more extra poles which criss-cross the normal two poles to help support the basic shape and minimise the amount of unsupported fabric? ¶
Q: Are tents held down with tensioned ratchets and/or stakes? ¶
Q: Is a tent draped over a free-standing steel frame, and may be made of canvas or polyester? ¶
A: Yes, The living area is generally at least as large as the sleeping area, and there may be a specific section with window and extra air vents for use as a kitchen.
Q: Is a tent much more stable and can span a much wider area over pools? ¶
A: Yes, and flower beds or trees.
Q: Is a tent for spring/summer/autumn and should be capable of withstanding fairly heavy rain? ¶
A: Yes, and or very light snow.
Q: Is a tent economical and practical because of its portability and low environmental impact? ¶
Q: Are tents dramatic and very strong? ¶
Q: Are tents now common? ¶
Q: Is a tent also a modified dome tent? ¶
A: Yes, and often with a projecting awning high enough to sit under, but sometimes with no closable doorway.
Q: Are tents free standing but should be staked out with pegs and guyout lines to increase stability and strength? ¶
Q: Are tents double-skin tents? ¶
Q: Is a tent colder than the inside? ¶
A: Yes, and then this vapour will condense on the inside of the tent, on any clothing lying about, on the outside of a sleeping bag, etc.
Q: Are tents the US Department of Defense? ¶
Q: Are tents the High Peak Frame Tents? ¶
A: Yes, These tents have the advantage of the pole tents with the high top, ease of installation, cleaner look, and fewer parts.
Q: Is a tent often a simplified form of dome tent and provide a useful place to temporarily store beach equipment? ¶
A: Yes, and but is at most showerproof.
Q: Are tents smaller and lighter than wall tents and so they are easier to pack and lighter to haul? ¶
A: Yes, and they are a good choice if weight is a main concern for you and if you do not have a lot of people sleeping in one tent.
Q: Were tents often treated with paraffin to enhance water resistance? ¶
Q: Is a tent not as popular as it was in the past due to the advancement of forklifts and skidsteers? ¶
Q: Is a tent generally for summer use only? ¶
A: Yes, and may only be capable of coping with light showers.
Q: Is a tent a recent innovation? ¶
Q: Are tents not freestanding and must be anchored and guyed out securely? ¶
Q: Are tents often used by hunters and outfitters as they will accommodate several persons? ¶
A: Yes, and their equipment and related gear.
Q: Was a tent often used for family camping in the first half of the 20th century? ¶
Q: Is a tent packed down into a thick disc shape? ¶
Q: Is a tent highly visible? ¶
Q: Are tents typically used as overhead shelter for festivals? ¶
A: Yes, and weddings, backyard parties, and major corporate events.
Q: Are tents still to provide portable shelter for a small number of men in the field? ¶
Q: Are tents similar to spike tents in their shape and size? ¶
A: Yes, and except range tents usually do not have side walls at all.
Q: Are tents deployed? ¶
A: Yes, as well as depending on the purpose.
Q: Are tents also often used as sites and symbols of protest over time? ¶
Q: Are tents now more often used for recreational camping and temporary shelters? ¶
Q: Is a tent spread out and connected to the bail ring using shackles? ¶
Q: Is a tent raised a crew of men can go under the tent and start raising the bail ring up the center pole using a system of pulleys? ¶
Q: Are tents preferred by the military for their relatively quick setup and take down times? ¶
A: Yes, and compared to more traditional shelters.