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 A power-driven vessel has on her port side a sailing vessel which is on a collision course. The power-driven vessel is to __________.

maintain course and speed
keep clear, passing at a safe distance
sound one blast and turn to starboard
stop her engines

2. INLAND ONLY You are overtaking another power-driven vessel in a narrow channel. The other vessel will have to move to allow you to pass. You wish to overtake the other vessel on her starboard side. Your first whistle signal should be __________.

one short blast
two short blasts
two prolonged blasts followed by one short blast
two prolonged blasts followed by two short blasts

3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel showing a yellow light over a white light at night is a vessel __________.

engaged in piloting
towing astern
engaged in fishing
in distress

4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A tug is towing three manned barges in line in fog. The third vessel of the tow should sound __________.

no fog signal
one prolonged and two short blasts
one prolonged and three short blasts
one prolonged, one short and one prolonged blast

5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which vessel is directed not to impede the passage of a vessel which can only navigate inside a narrow channel?

A vessel of less than 20 meters in length
A vessel not under command
A vessel engaged in surveying
All of the above

6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND By day, you sight a vessel displaying three shapes in a vertical line. The top and bottom shapes are balls, and the middle shape is a diamond. It could be a __________.

vessel trolling
mineclearing vessel
vessel engaged in replenishment at sea

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND When taking action to avoid collision, you should __________.

make sure the action is taken in enough time
not make any large course changes
not make any large speed changes
All of the above

8. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Fog signals, required under the Rules for vessels underway, shall be sounded __________.

only on the approach of another vessel
only when vessels are in sight of each other
at intervals of not more than one minute
at intervals of not more than two minutes

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND You are approaching a narrow channel. You see a vessel that can only be navigated safely within the channel. You MUST __________.

hold your course and speed
sound the danger signal
not cross the channel if you might impede the other vessel
initiate an exchange of passing signals

10. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND A vessel may use any sound or light signals to attract the attention of another vessel as long as __________.

white lights are not used
red and green lights are not used
the vessel signals such intentions over the radiotelephone
the signal cannot be mistaken for a signal authorized by the Rules