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1

The type of hull that moves "through" the water and has good rough water handling is a ________ hull. At higher speeds, it is the ________ hull that rises on top of the water, but may be uncomfortable in __________ water.

displacement; planing; rough

2

The optimum fuel consumption (best miles per gallon) for a boat on a plane occurs when just _______ on a ______.

comfortably; plane

3

Of the planing hull types, it is the _________ and _______ that have good performance in rough water.

vee-bottom; rigid inflatable

4

When a planing hull begins climbing its bow wave, it is in the ______ stage. At this point the boat may become _________, fuel consumption is high, and _______ may be poor over the raised bow.

transition/semi-displacement; unstable; visibility

5

Propeller size is defined by its ______ and ______.

diameter; pitch

6

Which type of hull moves through the water and has a maximum speed by its length?
a) RIB
b) Vee-bottom
c) cathedral
d) displacement

Pg 4

7

Which type of hull is able to ride on top of the water once it has reached sufficient speed?

Pg 4-5

8

When does optimum fuel consumption (best mpg) occur for a boat on a plane?

pg 5

9

For best performance, which of the following apply to propellers on slow-speed boats?
a) left-handed blade pattern
b) right-handed blade pattern
c) lager diameter and lower pitch
d) smaller diameter and higher pitch

pg8

10

For best performance, which of the following apply to propellers on high-speed boats?
a) left-handed blade pattern
b) right-handed blade pattern
c) lager diameter and lower pitch
d) smaller diameter and higher pitch

pg8

11

How is thrust produced by jet drives used in a boat or personal watercraft (PWC)?

pg9,24,148

12

When changing gears, what should you do to avoid possible damage to the engine or transmission?

pg10,50,51,58,59

13

Forward end of the boat

bow

14

Back end of the boat

stern

15

The left side of the boat (when looking forward)

port side

16

The right side of the boat (when looking forward)

starboard side

17

Side of a boat above the surface of the water

Pg 11,162

18

What fitting is a dockline tied to?

Pg 11,35,158