Surf Safety Quiz

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 200

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Surfing Quizzes & Trivia

Test your surf safety knowledge. Make sure you get 100% before heading out to catch some waves.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most important surf safety rule?
    • A. 

      Stingray shuffle

    • B. 

      Cover your head

    • C. 

      Keep space between you and other surfers

    • D. 

      Don't drop in on locals

    • E. 

      Hold your board between yourself and the wave

  • 2. 
    What is the stingray shuffle?
    • A. 

      A type of line dance

    • B. 

      Something you do when you see a stingray in the water

    • C. 

      Shuffling your feet to prevent being stung by a stingray

    • D. 

      Running as fast as you can in the water so you can prevent being stung by a stingray

  • 3. 
    You and your friend go surfing. Should you catch the same wave together?
    • A. 

      No! You will run into each other and risk being injured.

    • B. 

      Yes - tandem surfing rocks!

  • 4. 
    What do you do if the board gets between you and a wave?
    • A. 

      Catch it!

    • B. 

      Swim toward it to grab it.

    • C. 

      Get out of the way.

    • D. 

      Take your leash off.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Pop up quickly

    • B. 

      Get all of your weight to the back of the board

    • C. 

      Turtle roll

    • D. 

      Bail off your board

    • E. 

      Turn your board across the face of the wave

  • 6. 
    Who has first priority for catching a wave?
    • A. 

      Closest to the shore

    • B. 

      Furthest out

    • C. 

      Closest to the peak

    • D. 

      First to stand up

  • 7. 
    How do you prevent dropping in on someone?
    • A. 

      Look both ways before catching the wave

    • B. 

      Pop up quickly and turn the board

    • C. 

      Catch waves closer to shore

  • 8. 
    Who has the second priority for catching a wave?
    • A. 

      Furthest out

    • B. 

      Closest to the shore

    • C. 

      First to stand up

    • D. 

      Closest to the peak