SEA­MAN­SHIP QUIZ

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Test your knowl­edge with these Coast Guard li­cense exam prep ques­tions from the Na­tional Cap­tain’s In­sti­tute

1. IN­TER­NA­TIONAL RULES: A ves­sel un­der­way and fish­ing in fog shall sound: A. One pro­longed blast fol­lowed by two short blasts at in­ter­vals of not more than two min­utes. B. One pro­longed blast at in­ter­vals of not more than two min­utes C. Two pro­longed blasts at in­ter­vals of not more than two min­utes D. Three short blasts at in­ter­vals of not more than two min­utes. 2. IN­TER­NA­TIONAL RULES: On In­ter­na­tional wa­ters your power driven boat is un­der­way and mak­ing way in the fog (vis­i­bil­ity .3 miles) and you be­come aware of an­other ves­sel on radar off your port bow. What sig­nal would you give? A. 5 short blasts B. 3 short blasts C. 1 pro­longed blast D. No sig­nal 3. The night (light) sig­nal for a gale is: A. White over red lights B. Red over white lights C. Red, white and red lights in a ver­ti­cal line D. Two red lights ver­ti­cally 4. In or­der of high­est to low­est, clouds are: A. Alto, cir­rus, stra­tus B. Alto, stra­tus, cir­rus C. Cir­rus, alto, stra­tus D. Stra­tus, cir­rus, alto 5. What symp­tom is a shock vic­tim’s? A. Rapid pulse B. Turn­ing white C. Tem­per­a­ture ris­ing D. All of the above

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