1. You are operating your vessel in a channel and see a large cargo ship approaching in the distance. What action must you take?
1 out of 15
2. Which of the following are UNSAFE operating practices in a Transit Only Zone?
3. Which of the following best illustrates the correct procedure when a fire occurs onboard your vessel?
2 out of 15
4. Where should you operate a vessel in a narrow channel or river?
5. In Victorian coastal and port areas, what does this mark shown indicate:
3 out of 15
6. Your motor cuts out, and will not re-start, leaving the boat disabled, so you:
7. When overtaking another vessel in the scenario shown below:
4 out of 15
8. When travelling upstream (travelling in from the sea) at night, on which side of your vessel should you keep a flashing green light in order to stay in the channel?
9. What is your legal responsibility as the Master / operator of a powered vessel, up to 12 metres in length whilst crossing a designated Coastal Bar?
5 out of 15
10. If you saw these lights at night, what type of vessel would it be?
11. What is the distress channel on a VHF marine radio
6 out of 15
12. On Victorian coastal and enclosed waters, within what distance from the water's edge must you observe a speed limit of 5 knots, unless otherwise zoned?
13. A vessel showing these lights is seen ahead. It is a:
7 out of 15
14. Which of the following outlines the correct requirements for the wearing of lifejackets while engaging in waterskiing?
15. John has a 6 metre vessel which carries a total of 150 litres of fuel onboard. What fire extinguisher/s would John be required to carry?
8 out of 15
16. You have purchased a VHF marine radio and fitted it to your vessel. Before you can broadcast over the VHF radio you are required to ensure that:
17. You are planning a boat trip in your 5 metre vessel and you want to take a number of additional heavy items of equipment and stores (such as diving equipment, large food and drink containers, spare fuel caddies etc). What consideration should you give to the maximum number of persons you can carry onboard your vessel?
9 out of 15
18. At what distance from the shore in coastal waters is it compulsory for recreational boats to carry an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)?
19. Which of these may be used to identify a Designated Access Lane?
10 out of 15
20. If two powered vessels are approaching head-on or nearly head-on, what must happen to prevent a collision?
21. Sarah is planning a boating trip for the next day. Where is the best place for Sarah to locate up to date weather information?
11 out of 15
22. Which of the following is NOT a distress signal?
23. Which of the following statements correctly describes the requirements for use of Lifejackets when operating a vessel up to and including 4.8 metres?
12 out of 15
24. All Masters / operators are required to operate at a safe speed and avoid collisions. What is the maximum speed allowed for all vessels when operating within a distance of 50 metres from a swimmer or bather on all Victorian waters?
25. Where could you find the best information on any local dangers and special rules or regulations for a boating area with which you are unfamiliar?
13 out of 15
26. What does the cardinal mark shown indicate and what action should you take?
27. You see a wind squall approaching and you assess that you do not have time to move to sheltered waters. What is the best way to ride out the squall?
14 out of 15
28. It is compulsory for every powerboat operating on Victorian waters to carry a torch that is:
29. Water level variations on inland waterways can significantly change the operating environment. Which of the following is a significant boating hazard when operating your vessel on inland waterways?
15 out of 15
30. You are planning to carry 6 adults on your 5.2 metre powered vessel. Under which of the following conditions should you consider reducing the number of persons on board?