Sailing Quiz

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Your score was: 60 %

Question Results

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Question:

You would reef the main sail when:

Response:

it is a calm day.

it is a rainy day.

it is a very windy day.

there is no wind at all.

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Question:

What does a red square-shaped flag with a white diagonal stripe indicate?

Response:

A water skiing area

A dumping ground

Free swimming divers

A sunken fishing reef

A recently sunken vessel

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Question:

Which is the point of sail that a sail boat will stop?

Response:

head to wind

tail to wind

by the lee

close-hauled

reaching

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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:

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.