Sailing Quiz

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Question Results

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Question:

The maximum width of the hull is known as the:

Response:

tiller.

clue.

beam.

gunnel.

stern.

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Question:

How are the sails trimmed when the boat is on a run?

Response:

Trimmed all the way in

Trimmed half way in

Eased out all the way

Broad reach

Close hauled

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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:

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:

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.