Power Boats Test

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  18. All boaters' number one goal should be:

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

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

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

  22. Ultimately, boating safety depends primarily on:

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

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

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