2019 Soundwatch Volunteer Quiz

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2019 Soundwatch Volunteer Quiz

Please take this quiz after you have reviewed ALL of the online materials. Send the completed quiz to [email protected] Org. Thank you! Taylor


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  • 1. 
    What year did the most recent Washington State law for boating around killer whales go into effect? 
    • A. 

      2010

    • B. 

      2019

    • C. 

      2011

    • D. 

      2012

  • 2. 
    How many yards/meters to the side should a vessel stay away from killer whales in Washington State Inland waters?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      200

  • 3. 
    What is the mission of the Soundwatch Boater Education Program?
  • 4. 
    How many meters front and back should a vessel stay out of the path of killer whales?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      800

    • D. 

      500

  • 5. 
    What are the potential threats to the Southern Resident killer whale population? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Oil Spills

    • B. 

      Vessel Disturbances

    • C. 

      Prey Availability

    • D. 

      Persistent Toxins

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Killer whales use __________ to find their food and _________ to communicate with one another and for navigation.
  • 7. 
    What is one of the primary objectives of the Soundwatch Boater Education Program? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Educate boaters on the current guidelines and laws before they leave the shore.

    • B. 

      Watch whales

    • C. 

      Educate boaters through on the water education and monitoring patrols to minimize boater disturbances.

    • D. 

      Write citations to bad boaters

  • 8. 
    Select the whale behaviors that you might see while you're on the water with Soundwatch. 
    • A. 

      Cartwheels

    • B. 

      Resting

    • C. 

      Breach

    • D. 

      Tail slap

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Why is Personal Protective Equipment required at all times when you're on the water?
    • A. 

      To Protect you from the sun and harmful UVs

    • B. 

      To Protect you if you fall overboard

    • C. 

      To look fashionable

  • 10. 
    What law created by NOAA protects all marine mammals (dead or alive) from harassment, hunting, and captures in the United States?
    • A. 

      Endangered Species Act of 1973

    • B. 

      Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972

    • C. 

      Animal Welfare Act of 1976

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    What kind of information can you learn from Scat?
    • A. 

      Nutrition hormones

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Toxins

    • D. 

      Prey

    • E. 

      Disease

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    As a volunteer what are you responsible for bringing on the boat?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Camera

    • D. 

      Multiple layers of clothing

    • E. 

      Sunscreen

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What year did Soundwatch begin their education patrols?
    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      1998

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      1993

  • 14. 
    What does K.E.L.P stand for?
    • A. 

      Kayak Enforcement and License Program

    • B. 

      Kayak Education and Leadership Program

    • C. 

      Killer whale Enforcement and Learning Program

  • 15. 
    Transient Killer Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales, and Minke Whales are also seen frequently within the Salish Sea.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False