Canoes & Kayaks Test

  1. Which of the following statements is true as it pertains to preparing for your paddling trip?

  2. What is the safe and proper way to board a canoe or kayak?

  3. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding the risk of hypothermia while paddling?

  4. Why is it important to wear proper footwear when paddling?

  5. While paddling, in order to avoid unnecessary capsizing, what is the best procedure to take when a wave from another vessel or the wind is headed your direction?

  6. In the case of capsizing, which of the following is recommended and safe procedure?

  7. When you find yourself in front or in the path of a powerboat, the best and safest course of action is to:

  8. What is the purpose of buoys, markers, and lights that you may encounter on your paddling journey?

  9. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding safe use of a canoe or kayak at night?

  10. The most important safety precaution you can take while paddling is to: