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1

One minute of latitude on a Mercator chart is equal to ____ nautical mile(s)

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2

A boat is motoring against a current of 2 knots and its speedometer reads 15 knots, the SOG on the GPS would read _____ knots.
a) 13
b) 15
c) 17

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3

_____ is the direction a boat is pointing.

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4

The difference between Magnetic North on your compass and True North on a chart is called _____.
a) deviation
b) oscillation
c) variation

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5

When returning from seaward, red marks are kept to the _____ side of the boat.

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