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Type of fire it is designed to extinguish

What does the letter 'B' on a B-1 fire extinguisher indicate?

Open all doors and windows

What should you do before starting an inboard gasoline engine?

Navigation lights

What devices must vessels have aboard when operating between sunset and sunrise?

It will not turn most unconscious wearers face up

What is a characteristic of a Type III PFD?

When it has a rip or tear

When is a USCG-approved PFD considered not serviceable?

A date and time to contact the authorities

What information should a float plan contain?

the maximum number of persons and weight the boat should carry

What does a boat's capacity plate designate?

a buildup of dark clouds

Which is a common first indicator of an approaching thunderstorm?

They pose hazards both above and below dams

Which is characteristic of low head dams?


How many fire extinguishers are required for an 18-foot powerboat with installed fuel tanks?

Keep engines, motors, and fans turned off

What safety precaution should you take while filling the fuel tank of a gasoline-powered boat?

Make sure all aboard are wearing USCG-approved PFDs

Which safety precaution should a boat operator take first when boating in stormy weather?


In what part of the boat are gasoline fumes most likely to accumulate?

to reduce the risk of fire

Why should bilges be kept clean and free of trash?

Pull the trailer well away from the boat ramp

What is the first thing you should do after loading a boat onto a trailer?


Where must registration numbers be displayed?


When selecting a PFD, what should be the most important consideration?


When paddling a canoe at night, you should carry which piece of equipment to help avoid a collision?

everyone on aboard

On a recreational boat, the location of emergency equipment should be reviewed before departure with which persons?

a whistle or horn

According to the Navigation Rules, which must be aboard a 22-foot powerboat?

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