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A boats length is measured in a straight line from its bow to its stern and includes

None of the above -- not bowsprits, boomkins, pulpits etc. unless molded into the boat.

1

You must register your powerboat in

The state of principal use

2

The registration number of a boat

Will stay with the boat unless the principal state of use is changed

3

When purchasing a USCG approved PFD you should select it based on

Use type and size

4

The letters and numbers you use to put your registration number on the bow of your vessel must be

3 inches high
Color contrast
Plain block letters

5

Many boats display a capacity plate where it is clearly visible to the operator- it specifies the recommended

Max weight carrying capacity, among other things

6

Marine type fire extinguishers use ________ as their active extinguishing agent

dry chemical NOT carbon tetrachloride!

7

Most power boats on federal waters must be

Registered and documented

8

Class b fire involves

Gas, oil, or grease

9

One serious disadvantage of aerial flares is that they

Burn for a short time

10

Life jackets must be approved by

USCG

11

At least 1 life jacket must be aboard for each

Person on board

12

In date flares may not work if they have been

Wet

13

Equip not required but recommended by CG AUX

An anchor

14

Exhaust and air supply ducts must be above

Usual level of water in the bilge

15

Halon extinguishers

Are no longer manufactured

16

How many minutes should you operate your ventilation blower before starting your engine?

4

17

The most usual means of preventing fires and explosions from backfires is from CG approved ......

Backfire flame arrester

18

Never test your extinguisher by......

Firing it

19

Which type of jacket affords the greatest protection for its wearer?

Type one

20

Inboard motor boats less than 26 feet long must have @ least -

1 approved hand portable type B-1 extinguisher

21

Type III life jackets are designed for

Calm inland water

22

Although not legally required, CGA recommends you have _________ aboard in addition to other equipment

2nd means of propulsion
1st aid kit
Anchor

23

When using a fire extinguisher you should first remove the pin or loop and ________

Point the nozzle at the base of the flames

24

It is important to maintain and inspect PFDs for______

All of the above -- rips, faded fabric, straps that can't be secured, and air leaks