Sailing Quiz

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Question Results

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Question:

When the mainsail is extended and supported along two sides by spars, the jib is fixed only along its:

Response:

leech

outhaul

luff

tiller

roach

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Question:

If a fire breaks out, immediately notify your crew, have them put on their life preservers, and:

Response:

turn the boat so the wind will fan the fire and help put out the flames.

stay with the boat, even if the flames can not be extinguished.

instruct the occupants to move forward to the unaffected portion of the boat.

empty the fire extinguisher in the general area of the flame.

rock the boat so water will come in and extinguish the flames.

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Question:

A north wind:

Response:

indicates rain within 24 hours.

blows from south to north.

blows from north to south.

indicates fair weather followed by rain within 2 days.

causes the sails to flutter more.

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Question:

When a boat rides up on its bow wave at high speed it is said to be:

Response:

planing

displacing water

achieving maximum transverse stability

cursing on the water

out of control

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Question:

Navigational markers can be identified at night by their sound characteristics and:

Response:

height

light

shape

width


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