U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Flotilla 91 D7 Ft. Myers Beach, Florida
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Fort Myers Beach

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1. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Every vessel that is to keep out of the way of another vessel must take positive early action to comply with this obligation and must __________.

avoid crossing ahead of the other vessel
avoid passing astern of the other vessel
sound one prolonged blast to indicate compliance
alter course to port for a vessel on her port side

2. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Under the Rules, the term "vessel" includes __________.

non-self-propelled raft
seaplanes
hovercrafts
All of the above

3. INLAND ONLY Which indicates the presence of a partly submerged object being towed?

A diamond shape on the towed object
An all-round light at each end of the towed object
A searchlight beamed from the towing vessel in the direction of the tow
All of the above

4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are heading due east (090°) and observe a vessel's red sidelight on your port beam. The vessel may be heading __________.

northwest (315°)
north (000°)
southeast (135°)
southwest (225°)

5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel sounds the same fog signal when underway or at anchor?

A sailing vessel
A vessel restricted in her ability to maneuver
A vessel constrained by her draft
A vessel not under command

6. INTERNATIONAL ONLY You are approaching another vessel and will pass starboard to starboard without danger if no course changes are made. You should __________.

hold course and sound a two blast whistle signal
hold course and sound no whistle signal
change course to the right and sound one blast
hold course and sound two prolonged and two short blasts

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You see another vessel approaching, and its compass bearing does not significantly change. This would indicate that __________.

you are the stand-on vessel
risk of collision exists
a special circumstances situation exists
the other vessel is dead in the water

8. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which statement concerning whistle signals is FALSE?

When a pushing vessel and a vessel pushed are connected in a composite unit, the unit sounds the fog signal of a power-driven vessel.
A vessel at anchor may sound one short, one prolonged, and one short blast.
A pilot vessel may sound an identity signal on the whistle.
A vessel engaged in towing in fog shall sound a fog signal at intervals of one minute.

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND If your vessel is the stand-on vessel in a crossing situation __________.

you must keep your course and speed
you may change course and speed as the other vessel must keep clear
the other vessel must keep her course and speed
both vessels must keep their course and speed

10. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A power-driven vessel towing another vessel astern (tow less than 200 meters) shall show __________.

a small white light abaft the funnel
three masthead lights in a vertical line instead of either the forward or after masthead lights
two masthead lights in a vertical line instead of either the forward or after masthead lights
two towing lights in a vertical line at the stern