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1

___ is lighter than air and could collect high in the cabin or the top of a locker.

Compressed natural gas (CNG)

2

Alcohol fires can usually be extinguished with large quantities of _____

Water

3

Propane systems usually have a ____ for emergency shut-off.

Solenoid

4

Opening and closing the ____ may release debris that prevents the galley sink from draining.

through hull fitting

5

A seasick person should focus on the ____ or the ____.

land, horizon

6

____ breezes develop as the sun gets higher in the sky and the land heats up.

Sea

7

____ fog occurs over land at night as heat escapes from the earth into the clear sky, cooling the ground.

Radiation

8

A "short blast" lasts about ___ second and a "prolonged blast" lasts ___________.

one, four to six

9

When traveling in the waters of another country the flag of ___ should be hoisted to the starboard spreader.

host country

10

The ____ is responsible for the safety of the crew and vessel.

Skipper

11

Disposal of plastic is legal beyond three miles from the U.S. mainland. T/F

False

12

Alcohol can be stored as a liquid at room temperature without pressurization. T/F

True

13

A sailing vessel sounds three signals in the fog. T/F

True

14

Commercial towing companies can be reached on VHF channel 16. T/F

True

15

Racing yachts have the right of way under international rules. T/F

False