Power Boats Test

  1. When operating a pontoon boat, which of the following statements is accurate?

  2. Which of the following statements are true regarding onboard safety?

  3. Most collisions on a boat happen as a result of:

  4. What should you do if you fall into cold water to reduce risk of hypothermia?

  5. When operating a houseboat, which of the following statements is false?

  6. When should children wear life jackets on board your boat?

  7. When operating a tiller-steered fishing boat, it is important to:

  8. Which of the following statements is false? When operating a runabout boat, hazards are most often related to:

  9. If possible, if another boat is coming at you head on, you should:

  10. When can a passenger safely enter the boat’s “awareness zone,” (front, sides, rear, swim platform, and 30 feet of water around boat)?

  11. What is the single best practice to prevent drowning?

  12. A boat should always be anchored from which section?

  13. You are required to display lights on your boat in the following conditions:

  14. If you are unsure about local navigation and laws, you should:

  15. Which of the following is an example of safe and responsible boating behavior?

  16. When operating a boat, when should you have your appointed lookouts in place?

  17. How many wearable, properly-fitted Coast Guard approved life jackets should be on board your boat?

  18. Ultimately, boating safety depends primarily on:

  19. Too much weight or uneven distribution of weight on your boat:

  20. What is the universal sign for danger or need for assistance?

  21. The rule, “Boat it in, Boat it out” refers to:

  22. Which of the following statements regarding tow sport safety is incorrect?

  23. As a motor-boat or power-driven boat operator, it is your responsibility to yield to the following types of boats:

  24. All boaters' number one goal should be:

  25. When operating a wheel-steered boat for fishing, which of the following statements are false: