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What is the important safety information found on a boat's capacity plate?
maximum weight and/or number of people the boat can carry safely
In Florida, what does the state divers-down symbol look like?
red with white diagonal stripe
The Florida Boater Education Temporary Certificate is valid for _____ months from the date of completion, is non-transferable, and cannot be exchanged for the Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card.
What piece of equipment on a boat is most important in preventing propeller strike injuries?
engine cut-off switch lanyard
What is most likely to cause someone to fall overboard?
moving around the boat while underway
What should you do if a fire breaks out in the front of your boat?
Put the stern into the wind.
When traveling in known manatee corridors or habitat areas, boaters should be aware and use caution. You should:
All of the above: observe all regulatory zones; stay in designated marked channels; not discard fishing lines, hooks, or nets in the water
What does a red cone-shaped buoy mark?
the edge of a channel on a boater's right side when entering from the open sea or heading upstream
You see a white buoy with an orange square and black lettering. What does this buoy tell you?
information or directions
Which light or lights are ALL vessels required to display when moored or anchored outside a designated mooring area between sunset and sunrise?
white light visible in all directions
One boat is overtaking another. Which boat should stand on?
the boat being overtaken
You are approaching another boat. Assume that according to the navigation rules, you are the stand-on boat. Which exception to the rules means you must give way?
The other boat has difficulty maneuvering.
The following are examples of "reckless operation" EXCEPT:
operating a personal watercraft (PWC) in the rain
According to Florida law, during which situation must children under six years of age wear a USCG-approved PFD (life jacket) at all times?
cruising on any vessel less than 26 feet in length
PFDs (life jackets) must be in serviceable condition, be the proper size for the intended wearer, and be _____.
Who is required to keep a proper lookout while boating?
Which of the following is legal when operating a PWC?
attaching the lanyard of a lanyard-type engine cut-off switch to the operator's PFD
Under Florida law, anyone riding on a PWC must wear what item?
???USCG-approved non-inflatable PFD
In Florida, what is the minimum legal age required to sign a contract to rent a personal watercraft (PWC)?
Which operation on a PWC requires more than idle speed?
What happens when a PWC's steering control is turned to the right?
The back of the PWC is pushed to the left, and the PWC turns right.
What is every vessel operator required to do?
Take all necessary action to avoid a collision.
What is the risk when a PWC passes too closely behind another boat?
The other boat may create a blind spot for the PWC operator.
What is the leading cause of death in boating accidents in Florida?
If involved in a boating accident causing serious bodily injury or death while boating under the influence, the operator has committed a _____.
Who is responsible for keeping a sharp watch to avoid a collision between two boats?
the operators of both boats
When you see a red flag or buoy with a white diagonal stripe (divers-down symbol), you must:
slow to idle speed if you must come within 100 feet of the flag in a channel
Florida law requires a person born on or after January 1, 1988, who is operating a boat powered by a motor of 10 horsepower or greater on Florida waters to:
successfully complete an approved boating safety course and to obtain and have on board a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card and photographic ID card
What is the main function of an engine cut-off switch?
to shut off the engine if the operator is thrown overboard
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