Cadet Quiz

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Cadet quiz which will decide if you become a petty officer or you stay the same rank.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the term PORT mean?
    • A. 

      The people the tend to the sails

    • B. 

      The left side of the boat

    • C. 

      The right side of the boat

    • D. 

      Facing away from the source of the wind

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the HULL of the boat?
    • A. 

      The paint on a boat

    • B. 

      A part of the sail

    • C. 

      Is the main shell or body

    • D. 

      Is the flat part of the boat

    • E. 

      None of the above are right

  • 3. 
    What is BOOM BANG?
    • A. 

      Is the tackle leading downward from from the boom which minimizes mainsail twist by preventing the boom from lifting

    • B. 

      The right side of the boat

    • C. 

      The thin roles of metal holding the mast upward

  • 4. 
    What is the painter
    • A. 

      Prevents the mast from falling sideways

    • B. 

      The line to prevent the main sail from twisting

    • C. 

      Nothing, it doesnt even belong to a boat

    • D. 

      Any line used ofr any activity

    • E. 

      Is a bow line used for towing or surcuring the boat

  • 5. 
    What is a fairlead?
    • A. 

      Is used to tie the boat to the dock

    • B. 

      Is turning the boat so the so the sturn passes through the head-to-wind and the boom changes sides

    • C. 

      Is used for for lines such as the jib sheet to go through

  • 6. 
    Tacking is the turning of the boat when the_________ of the boat passes through the head-to-wind and the boom changes sides
  • 7. 
    Gybing is the turning of the boat when the_________ of the boat passes through the head-to-wind and the boom changes sides
  • 8. 
    Why, and when do we remember those who have fallen and why do we wear the poppy? This is worth 15 marks!!!!!!!!!
  • 9. 
    Name the important event that takes place the first week of may. Describe it, why do we celebrate it? ( 10 marks )
  • 10. 
    The picture of the Queen is missing from the upper deck, please create a plan and the hambur-ger diagram. (20 marks....10 for diagram and 10 for the rest)
  • 11. 
    Still
    • A. 

      Is used to pipe all hands to attention to mark respect

    • B. 

      Is used to call officers

    • C. 

      Is used only to call cadets