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Online Quiz for Class for April 12,2001
Not everyone got above a 75% on the last one, so I combined the two quizes
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Online Quiz

1. Which of the following should be compleated prior to fueling a vessel?

A. Close all ports,windows, hatches, and doors.

B. Stop all engines, motors, and fans (Sparks)

C. Put out all fires

All of the above

2. Which of the following should NOT be done post fueling?

A. Using your nose, get down low to detect any fuel vapors.

B. Operate blower for 4 minutes.

C.Close all ports, doors, windows, and hatches.

D. Wipe up any spilled fuel.

3. What type of vessel is required to be registered

A. All boats over 16 feet

B. All boats.

C.All power driven boats

D. All boats except sail boats.

4. A good float plan will...

A. Describe your craft.

B. List where you are boating and when you plan to return.

C. Gives names and address of all passengers

All of the above

5. When launching your vessel from a trailer, before backing your trailer down the ramp, you should...

A. Make sure your drain plug is in.

B. Transfer all gear to your boat.

C. Remove all tie downs except the winch line

All of the above

6. (True of False) During fueling, failing to keep the nozzle of the hose in contact with the tank or fill opening could allow the build up of static electricity, which could create a spark.

A. True.


7. (True of False) You do not have to show the NY preceeding the four numbers in the registration if you do not operarte outside of New York.

A. True.


8. (True of False) The validation decal is shown toward the stern of the registration number.

A. True.


9. (True of False) The starboard side of the boat is the left side.

A. True.


10. (True of False) If you are required by law to have compleated a boaters education course, you must carry your boater saftey certificate with you when you operate a boat or PWC.

A. True.


11. Which term below best describes a Personal Water Craft.

A.You may always operate withing 100 feet of the area if your speed does not exceed 5 MPH.

B.Any Boat under 16 feet that has water jet propulsion.

C. Any Boat with water jet propulsion.

D. A small boat that is designed for one or two people.

12. Which statement below describing a personal water craft is correct?

A.Personal water craft are not required to follow the same navigation rules that other boats are required to follow.

B.Personal water craft are not required to carry any visual distress signals because they do not operate at night.

C. Personal water craft are required to carry a sound producing device such as a mouth wistle or a horn.

D. Since a personal water craft does not have a propellor, it is safe to operate in environmentally sensitive areas.

13. If you see a red flag with a white diagonal stripe, you should.

A.Not approach within 100 feet of it; Diver down.

B.Use it as a slalom flag for your water skier.

C.Not approach with in 25 feet unless your motor is stopped; Diver down.

D. Keep a lookout for divers as you drive past it.

14. If a passenger fell overboard on oyur boat, you should Immediiatley

A.Stop the engine.

B.Jump overboat yourself to help the rescue.

C.Throw a lifejacket, ring buoy, or floating seat cushion to the victim.

D. Use your visual distress signals to call for help.

15. Hypothermia is a condition in which the body's core temperature lowers. Proper treatment for hypothermia includes...

A.Give the victim a alcoholic drink.

B.Rubbing the victim's hands, feet, legs, and arms to get the blood pumping.

C.Wrap the victim in a warm blanket, and givew them a hot water bottle if available.

D. Give the victim a hot drink (eg: coffee or tea) to warm them up.

16. If a fire breaks out while underway, you should...

A.Put on your PFD's and give the boat full throttle (Power) in order to get back to shore.

B.Put on your PFD and stop the boat Down Wind.

C.Put on your PFD and stop (Keep) the fire upwind.

D. All of the above.

17. When determining safe speed, which of the following should you consider?.

A.Closeness oto shore.


C.Traffic Density.

D."A" and "B".

E."A" and "C".

F. All of the above (A-C).

G.None of the above.

18. When operating within 100 feet of shore, you must not exceed:

10 MPH.

B.5 MPH.

C.7 MPH.

D. 15 MPH.

19.Which of the following statements is true?

A.You are required to have your lights on at all times.

B.You only need your lights on at night and in reduced visibility.

C.You need your lights on only when visibility is restricted to 1/2 mile or less (Day or night).

D. You should turn your spotlight on all the time since boaters do not have headlights.

20.P.A.S.S., which is a good way to remember how to use a fire extinguisher, stands for?

A.Pull pin; aim at the top of the fire; squeeze handle; sweep side to side using short bursts.

B.Pull pin; aim at the base of the fire; sit down; sweep dise to side using short bursts.

C.Pull pin; aim at the base of the fire; Squeeze handle; Sweep side to side using short bursts.

D. None of the above.

21.Which is true of fire extinquishers used on boats?

A.They must be approved by the department of transportation.

B.They must be classified as type B extinguishers.

C.They must be classified as type III.

D. Required on ALL boats.

22. If a fire breaks out while underway, you should...

A.Put on your PFD's and give the boat full throttle (Power) in order to get back to shore.

B.Put on your PFD and stop the boat Down Wind.

C.Put on your PFD and stop (Keep) the fire upwind.

D. All of the above.

23. Which people listed below are required to wear a PFD?

A.Anyone under the age of 18 while the boat is underway.

B.All people onboard while the boat is underway.

C.A waterskier being towed behind a personal water craft.

D. All of the above.

24. State law requires that all vessels____ feet and greater in length are required to carry visual distress signals.

A. 12



D. All of the above.

25. (True of False) An anchor and line are required on all power driven vessels on NYS and surrounding waters.

A. True.


26. (True of False) If you are found operating a boat with a blood alcohol content of .10 or more, you can be arrested, fined, and serve jail time.

A. True.


27. (True of False) It is not required by law to stop and render aid to vessels involved in a boating accident even if it will not endanger your own boat or passengers.

A. True.


28. (True of False) It is illegal to dump untreated waste, oil, or trash into any state or federally controlled waters.

A. True.


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