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Which of the following is a requirement for PFDs?

They must be properly sized for the intended wearer

What do three short blasts of a horn indicate?

boat is using astern propulsion and is in the act of backing up

Which type of PFD is designed to turn MOST unconscious persons face up?

Type I

Which of the following is true of a carburetor backfire flame arrestor?

Prevents explosions on inboard gasoline engines

Which is a characteristic of a Type III PFD?

It will not turn most unconscious wearers face-up

According to the Navigation Rules, which must be aboard a 22-foot powerboat?

A whistle or horn

Which of the following items is/are required on a 12 foot inflatable dinghy?

A PFD for everyone aboard

If pyrotechnic visual distress signals are used, how many must be onboard?


In Virginia, which of the following is required to be installed on a recreational use motor boat?

Muffling device

When not below deck or in an enclosed cabin, children under what age must wear PFDs when boating in Virginia?


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