Power Boats Test

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

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

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

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

  5. Ultimately, boating safety depends primarily on:

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

  7. All boaters' number one goal should be:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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