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Quiz Module 2: Types of Boats

  • *a. Camera equipment only so as to protect fragile devices from damage
  • b. Additional eating area if the boat is crowded
  • c. Small items of dive gear such as gloves, hoods and masks
  • d. Laptops, smart phones, electric toothbrushes, hair dryers: Anything that needs charging.

  • a. Security devices on sleeping bunks that prevent a passenger from falling out during rough seas
  • b. The locked gate that protects the dive boat when it is unattended
  • *c. The opening along the side or stern of the boat where the diver will enter the water, usually making a giant stride.
  • d. The narrow restriction between the galley (or kitchen) and the dining area.
  • a. Extra sleeping space if all bunks are occupied
  • b. A work space for gear repairs requiring power tools or soldering equipment
  • *c. A shared space where divers set up their gear, get into their gear, and remove their gear after the dive. Small personal items must be kept off the gear bench so as to provide space for other divers
  • d. Storage of all small personal items such as masks, fins, hoods, and gloves thereby preventing other divers from encroaching on your seating area.
  • a. Curved life rings that can be used to scoop and rescue someone in the water
  • b. Marine toilets, or heads, which must not be used for trash disposal
  • c. Ventilation windows in the wheelhouse to prevent overheating
  • *d. Low openings along the sides of the deck that allow water to run off
  • a. Fast and cool. Freakishly fast. Heart-poundingly cool.
  • b. a Rubber Dinghy for its stability
  • *c. a RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat)
  • d. a pontoon boat
  • *a. Charter Boats
  • b. Live-aboard boats
  • c. Pontoon boats
  • d. Inflatable boats
  • a. Force the industry to design the Perfect dive boat within 5 years
  • *b. Help you become more familiar with the variety you will encounter on dive boats around the world
  • c. Only apply to standardized dive boat operations in the northern hemisphere
  • d. Take the place of Boat Safety Briefings given by the crew and captain at the start of each dive boat excursion.
  • a. Max of 6 passengers, minimum 2 crew members, minimum 2 boat owners present
  • b. Max of 10 passengers, minimum 1 licensed captain, Boat must be certified
  • c. Max of 6 divers and 2 non-diving passengers, 1 licensed captain if boat is greater than 25 feet in length.
  • *d. Max of 6 divers/passengers, 1 licensed captain.
  • a. Validated boat
  • *b. Certified boat
  • c. Professional boat
  • d. Commissioned boat
  • a. Each Person Is Redundantly Buoyant
  • b. Emergent Problems Inspire Real Bravery
  • *c. Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon
  • d. Entire Passenger Indicator Real Time


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