Connecticut Boating Exam: Quiz! Trivia

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Are you ready for the Connecticut Boating exam? For this quiz, you must ascertain the two types of boat hulls, how many different engines are there, what does a capacity plate entail, the hull identification number, why alcohol, drugs, and boating do not mix, describe the float plan. This quiz aims to get you prepared to take the Connecticut Boating Exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the two types of boat hulls?
    • A. 

      Planing and Displacement

    • B. 

      Displacement and Rounded

    • C. 

      Planing and Flat

    • D. 

      Flat and Rounded

  • 2. 
    What are the three types of hull-bottoms?
    • A. 

      Vee-Bottomed, Round-Bottomed, and Planing

    • B. 

      Flat-Bottomed, Plow-Bottomed, and Round-Bottomed

    • C. 

      Vee-Bottomed, Round-Bottomed, and Flat-Bottomed

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    What are the four types of engines?
    • A. 

      Inboard, Outboard, Stern-Drive, Bow-Drive

    • B. 

      Inboard, Frontboard, Stern-Drive, Jet-Drive

    • C. 

      Outboard, Bottom-Drive, Bow Drive, Inboard

    • D. 

      Jet-Drive, Outboard, Stern-Drive, Inboard

  • 4. 
    What Laws are PWCs subject too?
    • A. 

      Same laws as boats

    • B. 

      Same laws as cars

    • C. 

      Same laws as all other maritime vessels

    • D. 

      Same laws as boats in addition to laws specific to PWCs

  • 5. 
    A Capacity Plate Indicates...
    • A. 

      Maximum Weight Capacity and Maximum Person Capacity

    • B. 

      Horsepower

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      Maximum Weight Capacity or Maximum Person Capacity

  • 6. 
    What should you file before going out on a PWC or Vessel?
    • A. 

      Float Plan

    • B. 

      Flight Plan

    • C. 

      Certificate of Safe-Boating

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 7. 
    What should be on the float plan?
    • A. 

      Names of people, their addresses,

    • B. 

      Boat description including make, model, registration number, license number

    • C. 

      Details of trip and contents of boat including location, destination, estimated time, and number of life jackets, phones

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    What should always be on board for inspection by an enforcement officer whenever the vessel is being operated?
    • A. 

      Certificate of Safe-Boating and Certificate of Registration

    • B. 

      Certificate of Number or Connecticut Certificate of Decal

    • C. 

      Certificate of Connecticut Decal and Certificate of PWC operation

    • D. 

      Certificate of PWC operation or Certificate of Decal

  • 9. 
    Numbers on Gunwhale/Bow for registration should be:
    • A. 

      Block Letters and 3 in. high

    • B. 

      Balloon Letters and 4 in. high

    • C. 

      Block Letters and 2 in. high

    • D. 

      Block Letters with no height requirement

  • 10. 
    The Hull Identification Number:
    • A. 

      Is a series of digits on the back of the hull placed by the manufacturer

    • B. 

      Is engraved on fiberglass boats or on a metal plate and placed on transom

    • C. 

      Is on all boats made after October 1st, 1972

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 11. 
    If you already have a Safe Boating Certificate and want a PWC Certificate:
    • A. 

      You may keep it and apply for a Personal Watercraft Operation Certificate as well

    • B. 

      You may give it to a friend after obtaining your PWC certificate

    • C. 

      You must return it when applying for your certificate of PWC as you cannot have two certificates

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 12. 
    Unless taking off or landing a water-skier, it is is illegal to operate at greater than _____ speed at a distance of _____ for boats and _____ for PWCs.
    • A. 

      10mph, 50ft., 100ft.

    • B. 

      Slow, No Wake Speed, 75 ft., 100 ft.

    • C. 

      20mph, 100 ft, 200 ft

    • D. 

      Slow, No Wake Speed, 100 ft., 200ft.

  • 13. 
    Riding on the _____ is not permitted because there is a chance of falling overboard.
    • A. 

      Bow, Stern, Transom, Raised Seats, Lawn Chairs

    • B. 

      Bow, Transom, Hull

    • C. 

      Bow, Gunwhale, Transom, Seat Backs, Seats on Raised Decks

    • D. 

      Bow, Raised Decks, Transom, Hull, Stern

  • 14. 
    Alcohol and drugs cause:
    • A. 

      Impaired Balance, Poor Vision

    • B. 

      Bad Coordination, Impaired Judgement

    • C. 

      Slower Reaction Times

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      Good times and lots of lulz

  • 15. 
    The law of CT states that a person is under the influence of the concentration of alcohol in their blood is _____ for an adult and _____ for anyone under the age of 21.
    • A. 

      1.0%, 0.08%

    • B. 

      0.06%, 0.05%

    • C. 

      0.08%, 0.02%

    • D. 

      0.04%, 0.02%

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