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 Which craft is a "power-driven vessel" under the Rules of the Road?

An auxiliary sailing vessel, using her engine
A canoe propelled by a small outboard motor
A trawler on her way to the fishing grounds
All of the above

2. INLAND ONLY You are overtaking another power-driven vessel and sound a whistle signal indicating that you intend to pass the vessel along her starboard side. If the other vessel answers your signal with five short and rapid blasts, you should __________.

not overtake the other vessel until both vessels exchange the same passing signal
not overtake the other vessel until she sounds another five short and rapid blast signal
pass the other vessel along her starboard side
sound five short and rapid blasts and pass along her starboard side

3. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND While underway in fog, you hear a prolonged blast from another vessel. This signal indicates a __________.

sailboat underway
power-driven vessel underway, towing
power-driven vessel underway
vessel being towed

4. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Barges being towed at night must exhibit navigation lights __________.

at all times
only if manned
only if towed astern
Need not be lighted

5. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND What is the minimum sound signaling equipment required aboard a vessel 10 meters in length?

A bell only
A whistle only
A bell and a whistle
Any means of making an efficient sound signal

6. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND All of the following vessels are "restricted in their ability to maneuver" EXCEPT a vessel __________.

laying a pipeline
not under command

7. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In DIAGRAM 5, vessel "A", which is pushing ahead, and vessel "B" are crossing. Which is the stand-on vessel?

Vessel "A" is the stand-on vessel because she is to port of vessel "B".
Vessel "A" is the stand-on vessel because she is pushing ahead.
Vessel "B" is the stand-on vessel because she is to starboard of vessel "A".
Neither vessel is the stand-on vessel in this situation.

8. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND The term "restricted visibility", when used in the Rules, refers to __________.

situations when you can see vessels on radar that you cannot see visually
visibility of less than half a mile
any condition where visibility is restricted
visibility where you cannot see shore

9. BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND All of the following are distress signals under the Rules EXCEPT __________.

a green star signal
orange-colored smoke
red flares
the repeated raising and lowering of outstretched arms

10. INLAND ONLY A barge more than 50 meters long is required to show how many white anchor lights when anchored in a Secretary of Transportation approved "special anchorage area"?