Test Edition USPS-1

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     1. How does the Recreational Boating safety Visitation program benefit Partners?

    a. Gives Partners the Coast Guard stamp of approval.

    b. Permits Partners to utilize the benefit of the Coast Guard name in advertising.

    c. Helps Partners establish a boating safety image with the public.

    d. Lets customers know Partners represent the Coast Guard.

     2. Partner visits should take place no less than:

    a. Weekly.

    b. Annually.

    c. Monthly.

    d. Quarterly.

    3. Which of the following could be a definition of a Partner?

    a. A member of the Auxiliary engaged in marine interests and sales.

    b. A business that sells supplies, equipment and/or services to the boating public.

    c. A facility, which is involved in marine law enforcement.

    d. Both b and c.

    4. Name one of the primary purposes of the Vessel Safety Check program.

    a. To meet with recreational boaters in water oriented places.

    b. To determine if the boat meets Federal, State and local criteria for required safety


    c. A means of letting boaters know that the Auxiliary and Power Squadrons are on the


    d. To supply a means for the recreational boater to express their opinion for boating


     5. List the basic function for the Public Education Program.

    a. Improve the knowledge, safety skills and operating environment of recreational


    b. Teach laws and regulations for operation of small boats so that instructors may

    keep their qualifications.

    c. To make money for the Flotilla.

    d. All of the above.

     6. Normally, where is the Vessel Safety Check decal affixed on a boat?

    a. Lower corner, port side of the windshield.

    b. On the outboard engine or main engine.

    c. On the transom.

    d. Any of the above locations is acceptable.

     7. To become a Program Visitor, a member must first be:

    a. A marine law enforcement officer.

    b. Knowledgeable of the Coast Guards RBS program.

    c. A new member.

    d. A vessel examiner.

     8. An example of how Auxiliary or Power Squadron programs could benefit from the

    Recreational Boating Safety Visitation Program is:

    a. Performing VSCs on the Partner boats awaiting sale.

    b. Teaching a Boating Safety Class at a Partners Facility using their classroom.

    c. Requiring Auxiliary or Squadron membership to be part of the RBS Visitation


    d. Posting a list of penalties for safety violations.

9. Which of the following is/are restricted from being a Program Visitor?

    a. A member who owns a participating Partner facility.

    b. A member who is engaged in selling marine related products or services.

    c. A member who is a marine surveyor.

    d. A member who is a Marine Law Enforcement Officer.

     10. How does a member become a Program Visitor?

    a. Receive a letter from the DSO-PV after becoming a vessel examiner.

    b. Be appointed by the Director of Auxiliary upon the recommendation of the FSO-PV.

    c. Take and pass the current RBSVP exam and satisfactorily perform two visits with a

    qualified Program Visitor.

    d. None of the above.

     11. What is a primary purpose of the Partner Identification Coding Sheet, RBSV-11( ANSC


a. To provide an accurate list for mailing of the Boating Safety Circular.

    b. To provide the Coast Guard a list for future solicitation.

    c. To allow the Auxiliary or Power Squadrons to have access to a list for future solicitation. d. All of the above.

     12. When is the RBSV-11 (ANSC 7047) filled out?

a. Yearly, preferably during January.

    b. Immediately after original visit with the Partner and whenever there is a change in basic


    c. Immediately after an initial visit by each Program Visitor.

    d. All of the above.

     13. Which of these fueling precautions is correct?

    a. Take portable tanks off the boat before filling.

    b. Turn off engines, electrical equipment, radios and stoves.

    c. Close all hatches and other openings to closed areas.

    d. All of the above.

14. Who orders the Recreational Boating Safety materials?

    a. The District Commander.

    b. District PV Chair.

    c. Squadron Commander.

    d. Squadron PV Chair

     15. Boat numbers must be:

    a. Plain, vertical, block style and not less than 3 inches in height.

    b. Painted on a clearly visible location on the aft part of the hull.

    c. Not less than four inches in height.

    d. Of a color that does not contrast with the background color.

     16. The Recreational Boating Safety Visitation Program provides support to the boating

    public by posting:

    a. Auxiliary and other Public Education program schedules.

    b. Educational materials in literature display racks.

    c. VSC schedules.

    d. All of the above.

17. According to the Recreational Boating Safety Visitation Program Guide, to remain

    certified a member must:

    a. Attend a RBSVP workshop yearly.

    b. Complete at least four RBSVP visits yearly.

    c. Conduct one RBSVP visit under supervision plus four individual RBSVP visits.

    d. Satisfy the requirements of each District PV Chair

18. The Oily Waste Pollution Placard must be posted on all vessels:

    a. 39.4 feet and over.

    b. 26 feet and over with a machinery compartment.

    c. Registered and documented in the United States.

    d. With oil in the bilge.

     19. A VSC decal may be withheld if:

    a. If registration numbers are not spaced properly.

    b. Federal requirements are met but State requirements are not.

    c. State requirements are met but Federal requirements are not.

    d. Any of the above.

20. Who is responsible for preparing and presenting the Certificate of Appreciation for partners?

    a. The Squadron Commander.

    b. The Program Visitor.

    c. The District PV Chair

    d. The Directory of Auxiliary.

     21. Can a Vessel Examiner from Florida perform a VSC while on vacation in North Dakota?

    a. Yes, providing they are familiar with North Dakota state and local requirements.

    b. No, they are not qualified outside their own state.

    c. Yes, they need only apply federal requirements to the VSC

    d. No, there is no way to record the results of out of state VSCs.

     22. The Vessel safety Check Program has many goals. Which of the following fits these


    a. Supplement the Coast Guard Recreational Boating Safety mission to minimize loss

    of life and property

    b. Supplement the local/state fish and wildlife authorities in enforcing the boating laws. c. Supplement as a force multiplier, the Coast Guard’s interdiction policies.

    d. All of the above.

     23. If a vessel does not have a windshield, where should the VSC decal be placed?

    a. The owner or operator may decide where they would like it placed. b. Since you may only place a decal on the window or windshield, the VSC should not

    have been on this boat.

    c. On the dashboard or back seat; someplace that will be readily visible to authorities

    while underway.

    d. Save the new decal for your next VSC and just give the owner the 7012 Form

    indicating that their boat earned a decal.

     24. Which watercraft deserves special attention because of the accident rate for this group?


    b. Large powerboats.

    c. Sail Boats.

    d. Trawlers.

25. When must a sound producing device be used?

a. Day use only.

    b. Night use only to signal your position.

    c. Meeting, crossing, overtaking situations and periods of reduced visibility. d. On vessels larger than 26 feet.

     26. Can a boater use auto parts on a boat engine?

a. Only on boats built prior to 1979.

    b. Only if the vessel is powered by an auto engine.

    c. Yes, because auto parts are less expensive.

    d. Auto parts are not to be substituted for similar boat engine parts.