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1

With regard to clothing, the best way to stay comfortable in changing weather conditions is to use the _____ approach.

layered

2

The Local Notice to Mariners is a good source for information on ______.
a) navigation plans
b) ship departures
c) clothing advice
d) local hazards

d) local hazards

3

Local weather conditions and forecasts can be found on the Internet and television in addition to _____ marine weather reports on VHF radio.

NOAA

4

A Float Plan should not be given to the Coast Guard, but to a _____ or _____.

friend; relative

5

Due to its ability to stretch more than other types of line, the line generally preferred for anchor and docking lines is _____.

nylon

6

What is the reason to wear a life jacket when on a boat?

if you fall overboard it is difficult to put on a life jacket before you can be rescued

7

What VHF radio channel(s) provides continuous local marine weather forecasts?

Pg 29, 95

8

What is the definition of tide?

Pg 29, 105

9

What is the definition of current?

Pg 29, 106

10

How can you determine the direction that current is flowing?

Pg 30?

11

What information is contained in Local Notice to Mariners?

Pg 30

12

What is the primary purpose of a float plan?

Pg 30-32

13

What should you do before taking guests out on your boat?

conduct a crew briefing

14

What information is on the capacity plate of a boat?

Pg 33, 82

15

An operator's responsibility to comply with the Navigation Rules ("rules of the road")

Pg33

16

What should be included in the pre-departure crew briefing?

location of fire extinguishers and life jackets

17

What knot is used to tie fenders to a rail or a stanchion?

Pg 35

18

What knot has a non-slipping loop?

bowline

19

What knot is used to tie two lines together?

sheet bend