Sailing Quiz

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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:

When someone falls overboard, the first action should be:

Response:

stop the boat, and set off a visual distress flare.

shout "man overboard" loudly so the helmsman can hear you.

stop forward motion of th eboat and back up quickly to retrieve the person from the water.

approach from the direction of the wind and current, come close by, and toss them a line.

call air sea rescue on the radio.

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Question:

The 'danger' or 'doubt' signal used to express a disagreement with an intended maneuver is:

Response:

rapid waving of the arms.

shouting "danger" as loud as possible.

five or more short and rapid blasts of the whistle.

one short blast of the whistle.

wave a towel.

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Question:

Sailing by the lee is dangerous because:

Response:

there is a tremendous pressure on the lee side of the sail.

there is the danger of having an accidental jibe.

there is a tremendous pressure on the rudder making steering difficult.

there is the danger of striking the leeward shore.

the boat could capsize.

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Question:

The following call type is a felony and will incur a stiff penalty:

Response:

Securite call

request for a radio check

a hoax Mayday call

a Pan-Pan call

none of above


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