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Module 1 Pretest - Florida

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1 No one under the age of __ may operate a PWC in Florida.
a) 14
b) 15
c) 16
d) 18

2 Which of the following is not true?
a) Most Florida boating fatalities would have been avoided had the boaters worn a personal flotation device
b) Shark attacks are the leading cause of PWC fatalities in Florida
c) Over 50% of Florida's boating fatalities are related to the consumption of alcoholic beverages by boating operators
d) If you are involved in a boating accident you must report it immediately to both the Florida Fish and Game Conservation Commission and the Sheriff's Office or Police Department in the area where it occurred

3 If you see a boat coming around a blind curve headed right for you, the best thing to do is:
a) Apply the throttle and turn right if there's open water
b) Apply the throttle and force them to get out of your way
c) Kill the engine
d) Jump off the PWC

4 Personal watercraft are extremely maneuverable. Using that maneuverability to weave in and out of traffic, jump boat wakes, splash others or swerve at the last moment to avoid a collision is very dangerous and is illegal in Florida.
a) True
b) False

5 An operator is responsible for his or her:
a) Own safety
b) The safety of any passenger and the watercraft
c) Any damage the watercraft's wake may cause
d) All of the above

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