Divecon Chapter 1 And 2: The Dive Control Specialist And Leader Stress & Rescue

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Chapters 1 and 2 of the course


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Divecon can does which of the following:
    • A. 

      Lead certified divers on underwater tours

    • B. 

      Work on dive boats

    • C. 

      Lead trips for a dive store

    • D. 

      Conduct Snorkeling and Scuba Skills Update Course

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    SSI Divecons must work through a current SSI Authorized Dealer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To stay current, you must renew ________ status each year.  To take time off, renew ______ status.
    • A. 

      Inactive / active

    • B. 

      Active / inactive

    • C. 

      Passive / active

    • D. 

      Active / passive

  • 4. 
    ______ has been described as the result of pressures or demands which outweigh a person's capacity to respond to them.
    • A. 

      Diving

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Bouyancy

  • 5. 
    ______________________________________  are quiet and nervous, and often depend too much on oothers.  They are not interested in challenging themselves and can get into trouble if the dive moves bbeyond their comfort level.
  • 6. 
    ________________  are confident and seem capable, but can be risk-takers, who get themselves into trouble by pushing their skill or comfort zone.
  • 7. 
    List some signs of stress.
  • 8. 
    When should divers fill out a waiver / assumption of risk form?
    • A. 

      Before getting in the water

    • B. 

      Before the boat leaves the dock

    • C. 

      On the way to the dive site

    • D. 

      After the dive

  • 9. 
    If questioned by family and friends at an accident scene, let them know what you think may have hhappened to the victim.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Failure to rescue or to do all that you can do during a rescue could be legally actionable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    On the surface, approach a panicked diver from behind, as this will give you more control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is essential to find a missing diver as quickly as possible.  To make this possible, the most important first step is to establish a reliable ______.
    • A. 

      Last-seen point

    • B. 

      Risk assessment

    • C. 

      Witness

    • D. 

      Map

  • 13. 
    Line tender to diver: One Tug.
    • A. 

      Come to surface

    • B. 

      OK

    • C. 

      Stop, change direction, take out line

  • 14. 
    Line Tender to Diver: Two Tugs
    • A. 

      OK

    • B. 

      Come to surface

    • C. 

      Stop, change direction, take out line

  • 15. 
    Line Tender to Diver: Three Tugs
    • A. 

      Come to surface

    • B. 

      Stop, change direction, take out line

    • C. 

      OK

  • 16. 
    Diver to line tender: One Tug
    • A. 

      Need more line

    • B. 

      Need help immediately

    • C. 

      Have found object of search

    • D. 

      OK

  • 17. 
    Diver to Line Tender: Two Tugs
    • A. 

      Need help immediately

    • B. 

      OK

    • C. 

      Have found object of search

    • D. 

      Need more line

  • 18. 
    Diver to line tender: Three Tugs
    • A. 

      OK

    • B. 

      Need help immediately

    • C. 

      Have found object of search

    • D. 

      Need more line

  • 19. 
    Diver to Line Tender: Four or more tugs
    • A. 

      Have found object of search

    • B. 

      Need help immediately

    • C. 

      Need more line

    • D. 

      OK

  • 20. 
    The minimum recommended amount of rope to conduct a search pattern.
    • A. 

      50 feet

    • B. 

      75 feet

    • C. 

      100 feet

    • D. 

      200 feet