SEAMANSHIP QUIZ

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

1. INTERNATIONAL RULES: Which vessel is under way?

A. aground
B. adrift
C. tied to a day shape
D. tied to the outboard side of a moored vessel

2. INTERNATIONAL RULES: Which vessel would have the right of way over a sailboat at sea?
A. trolling vessel
B. vessel fishing
C. towing vessel
D. artificial island

3. In middle latitudes, weather generally travels from:
A. east to west
B. north to south
C. west to east
D. south to north

4. The symptoms of slurring speech, dilated and uneven pupils, and some paralysis indicate:
A. heart attack
B. frostbite
C. stroke
D. excessive alcohol consumption

5. All of the following actions will reduce heeling of a vessel when sailing on a tack except:
A. shifting weight to windward
B. easing sheets
C. reefing sails
D. changing to larger sails

1. B, Rule 3 2. B, Rule 18 3. C 4. C 5. D