Test #6 Answers

*Correct answers in red. 

QUESTION 1

Your speed should be reduced in canals because

A. they are small and dangerous

B. you need to watch out for other vessels

C. your wake will erode the banks √

D. you will miss the scenery


QUESTION 2

You can find the amount of variation in your boating area by 

A. finding the difference between the direction a magnetic compass points and the direction it should point

B. looking at a compass rose on the chart of the area √

C. looking in the chart catalog

D. looking at Chart No. 1


QUESTION 3

If your boat capsizes

A. have someone swim to shore for help

B. have someone stay with the boat

C. have everyone stay in the water and hold onto the boat

D. climb up on the boat and out of the water, if possible √