Sailing Quiz

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Question Results

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Question:

Carbon monoxide poisoning is most frequently caused by being exposed to:

Response:

fumes from an overloaded or leaking holding tank.

oil vapors emitted from a crankcase ventilation pipe.

exhaust from running engines, generators, cabin heaters, or galley stoves.

fumes emanating from stale bait in the bait well.

poorly maintained bilge pumps.

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Question:

The mainsail is not flat but has a slight belly built into it. This curvature:

Response:

helps the boat speed when sailing downwind, but has little effect when sailing close-hauled.

cannot be helped, it is difficult to make a flat sail.

makes it easier for a boat to capsize as the sail will trap and hold the wind.

creates an airfoil.

is caused by the dampness.

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Question:

The imaginary point where all the weight of a boat appears to be concentrated is called:

Response:

total displacement

lateral resistance

center of buoyancy

center of gravity

beam

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Question:

The thin removable slat, used to keep the sail from fluttering is called a:

Response:

roach

batten

tabling

gaff

luff

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Question:

Upon entering a harbor, the green buoys should be kept on which side of the boat?

Response:

Starboard

Port

Bow

Stern