Power Boats Test

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  14. Ultimately, boating safety depends primarily on:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  25. All boaters' number one goal should be: