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Boat Ed temporary boaters test answers
Florida renters temporary test answers
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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
Vessel operators involved in a reportable boating accident must report the accident by the quickest means possible to:
all the above
A boat's capacity plate gives the maximum weight and/or number of people the boat can carry safely in certain weather conditions. What are the conditions?
When you see a red flag or body with a white diagonal stripe ( divers down symbol), you must:
both A and C
Any person born on or after January 1,1988, who operates a vessel with a motor of 10 horsepower or greater must have the following:
proof of approved boater safety education
What is the purpose of a lanyard attached to an engine cut off switch?
to shut off the engine if the operator falls overboard
our boat capsizes but remains afloat , what should you do ?
hang onto to the boat or climb
When boating in shallow areas or seagrass beds, you see a mud trail in your wake where your boat has churned up the bottom, if you see this trail you should:
stop your vessel and pole or walk it out the area
What three ingredients ignite a fire?
You are traveling upstream on a river. You see a red triangular daymark, why should you do?
keep the marker on your starboard (right side)
Which symbol on a regulatory marker is used to mark a swimming area?
range crossed diamond
A powerboat is operating at night. Which of these lights must be shown ?
white masthead light
A motor boat and a pic are approaching head-on. What action must be taken?
Both vessels should turn to the starboard (right) .
What should the operator of a stand on vessel do when encountering a giveaway vessel?
maintain course and speed unless the give way vessel does not take action
According to Florida law, what should be done with a badly discolored USCG-approved PFD with a torn strap.
discard and replace it
Where is the best place to put PFDs while you are out on your boat?
in an open bin near the passenger seats
Who is required to keep a proper lookout while boating?
Which of the following is legal when operating a PWC?
Attaching the lanyard cut off switch to the operators PFD
Under Florida law, anyone riding on a PWC must wear what item?
USCG- approved non-inflatable PFD
Florida law prohibits anyone under the age of __ from operating a personal watercraft (pwc) ?
Which operation on a PWC requires more than idle speed ?
What happens when a PWCs steering control is turned to the right?
The back of the PWC is pushed to the left, and the PWC turns right.
What is the best way to rebound a PWC?
from the rear of the PWC over the stern
What is the primary cause of boating fatalities?
Falling overboard and drowning
Boaters under 21 years of age who are found with a measurable breath alcohol level of ___ or higher are in violation of Florida law.
What should you do to avoid colliding with another boat?
look in all directions before making any turns.
State Law requires that scuba divers and snorkelers display a divers down warning device whenever they are :
IN THE WATER
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 Identification card.
What piece of equipment on a boat is most important in preventing propeller strike injuries?
:Engine cut-off switch lanyard
What should you do if the motor on your boat catches fire?
shut off the fuel supply if possible
When traveling in a known manatee corridors or habitat areas, boaters should be aware and use caution. You should :
All the Above
What does a green can-shaped buoy mark?
The edge of a channel on a boaters (left) side when entering from the open sea or heading upstream.
In addition to an all around white light, which light or lights must power-driven vessels less than 65.5 feet (20 meters) long exhibit when underway between sunset and sunrise?
Red and Green Sidelight
A powerboat is about to cross paths with a sailboat under sail. What should the powerboat do?
Do whatever is necessary to stay clear of the sailboat.
You are approaching another boat . assume that according to the navigational rules, you are the stand-on boat, which exception to the rules means you must give way ?
The other boat has difficulty maneuvering
Florida regulates boat speeds/operation in certain areas to:
All of the Above
According to florida law, during which situation must chidren under 6 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 servicable condition, be the proper size for the intended wearer,and be ____.
Which of these is a factor that determines if a speed is safe for your boat?
hazards in the water
When towing someone with a PWC, one of the requirements is?
An Observer or wide-angle rearview mirror is required
Under Florida Law, which persons on board a PWC must wear a PFD (life jacket)?
Everyone on board
In Florida, what is the minimum age required to sign a rental contract to rent a personal watercraft (PWC)?
What is the most important thing when steering a PWC?
you lose all steering control when the engine is idling or shut off.
What happens when a PWC steering control is turned to the right?
The back of the PWC is pushed to the left, and the PWC turns right
Which part of a PWC is dangerous to your hands, feet, and hair?
pump intake area
by florida law, you are involved in a reportable accident with injuries, what must you do before leaving the scene?
provide assistance to injured person
when boating in Florifa, who has the primary responsibility for the safety of all persons aboard a recreational boat?
A PWC must operated in a reasonable prudent manner. it is illegal to:
All the above
You see a white marker with an orange crossed diamond and black lettering. What does this marker tell you?
danger or hazards
what is most likely to cause someone to fall overboard ?
moving around the boat while underway
Which side of a boat has a red light at night?
what should you do to avoid colliding with another boat
keep a sharp watch, and appoint lookout
A motorboat is crossing paths with a PWC. What action should be taken?
the vessel on the port (left) should give way.
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