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Boating Test Part 2

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Keep air flowing through the vessel
Which is the best precaution against carbon monoxide poisoning?
downstream
When separated from your boat in a swift river current, you should float on your back with your feet where?
Keep the buoy on your starboard side
When returning to port from seaward and you see a red buoy, how should you respond?
Anchor from the bow, rather than the stern
What should you do to aviod capsizing or swamping?
Stay with the boat
What should you do if your boat capsizes?
Falling overboard and drowning
What is the major cause of fatalities involving small boats?
Physical reactions become slower
What is the effect of the use of alcohol by boat operators or passengers?
If necessary to avoid immediate danger
When can a Navigation Rule be overlooked?
Before you leave the ramp area
When is the best time to clean your boat in order to stop the spread of aquatic nuisance species?
It may cause personal injury or damage
When operating a boat near other boats or when entering a congested area, why should you watch your wake?
It may never be dumped in inland waters
Where may untreated human waste be dumped overboard while on inland waters?
Slow down and/or turn to starboard
When a boat approaches from your right, what should you do?
All boats at all hours
Maintaining a proper lookout using human sight and hearing applies to boats under what circumstances?
White color with orange geometric shapes
Regulatory and informational markers are easily identified through which features?
Doing so would not endanger your own boat or passengers
The duty to render assistance to another boat or boater involved in an accident only applies in what situation?
From the bow
To follow the proper method for anchoring, where should you slowly lower the anchor?
White
A 14-foot boat operating under oars after dark must show what color light to prevent a collision?
Starboard side
A boat operating in a narrow channel is required to keep safely close to what side of the channel?
The state of visibility
According to the Navigation Rules, what factor should be considered in determining a safe speed?
To take early and substantial action to keep well clear
According to the Navigation Rules, what is the give-way vessel's responsibility?