Sailing Quiz

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Your score was: 60 %

Question Results

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Question:

To avoid running out of fuel, determine the usable capacity of your fuel tank and your boat's rate of fuel consumption, and then:

Response:

plan on enough fuel to get to the next fuel doc.

plan on 1/2 of the tank to reach your destination and 1/2 of the tank to get back to base.

plan to use 1/3 of the tank to reach your destination, 1/3 to get home, and have 1/3 left for emergencies.

bring extra fuel in any available containers.

run the engine slower than necessary.

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Question:

Your boat capsizes or swamps, the first rule to remember is to:

Response:

swim some distance from the boat to avoid gas and oil slicks.

fasten a line to the boat and ask everyone to help pull it ashore.

always stay with the boat.

send someone over the side to swim for help.

send up a flare.

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Question:

While sailing, you see two white lights in a vertical line indicates you are approaching a:

Response:

submarine on the surface.

large fishing boat.

vessel towing or pushing ahead of you.

sail race.

closed sailing area.

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Question:

When sailing in a narrow channel, the vessel must be:

Response:

as close to the outer limit of the channel that lies to your starboard side as is safe and practicable.

as close to the center of the channel as is safe and practicable.

as close to the outer limit of the channel that lies to your port side as is safe and practicable.

with the wind and the current on your stern for best control.

moving slowly to avoid making a large wake.

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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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