Power Boats Test

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

  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 are true regarding onboard safety?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. All boaters' number one goal should be:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  24. Ultimately, boating safety depends primarily on:

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