Power Boats Test

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  21. Ultimately, boating safety depends primarily on:

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

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

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

  25. All boaters' number one goal should be: