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Module 6 Pretest - Local Laws

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Use this opportunity to review the materials and test your knowledge.

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1 Which of the following is not true?
a) Noise carries farther on water.
b) Early morning and late afternoon are times when people particularly enjoy peace and quiet
c) Noise can be as much a pollutant to the environment as fuel, smoke, and litter
d) Most campers and residential waterfront owners think PWC noise is exhilarating

2 Which of the following is true?
a) Glare and the sun make swimmers hard to see
b) Avoid congested swimming areas. Keep your personal watercraft at a minimal speed (just enough to maintain headway and steering) when you are near swimmers
c) When launching and landing onto a beach, maintain a low speed even if swimmers are not visible
d) All of the above

3 Sailboats are just as maneuverable, if not more maneuverable, than PWCs.
a) True
b) False

4 When you are boating in a new area, you are responsible for knowing the laws and regulations that apply. Where can you get that information?
a) Regulations may be posted at the launch ramp
b) Regulations may be obtained from the local boating authority
c) Regulations may be obtained at local grocery or drug stores
d) Only A & B

5 Posted speed regulations for the waterways you use are only recommendations, not regulations.
a) Yes
b) No

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