Boater Exam Practice Test with Answers - Canada Preparation for the Transport Canada final test

Test your knowledge for free with our practice exam! This is not the official Transport Canada exam, however the questions are similar to the ones you will have to answer during the official exam. You will have access to the correct answer by clicking on the RIGHT OR WRONG? button.

Question 1 of 50

What is affixed to a boat, attached to the transom on the starboard side above the waterline, to prove that it was built in accordance with the construction requirements?

Question 2 of 50

Which picture represents the stern?

Question 3 of 50

Which picture represents the masthead light ?

Question 4 of 50

Which is the proper route that the boat must take?

Question 5 of 50

Which illustration represents an information buoy among the following?

Question 6 of 50

Which illustration represents an anchorage buoy among the following?

Question 7 of 50

Which picture is the correct one regarding the priority rules?

Question 8 of 50

When a boat capsizes or is submerged, should you stay with the boat or try to reach the shore as quickly as possible?

Question 9 of 50

Which picture represents the starboard side ?

Question 10 of 50

Which of the following represents a ''no internal combustion or steam engine'' restriction sign?

Question 11 of 50

Which picture is the graphical representation of a body of water that provides information on depths, traffic lanes and buoys.

Question 12 of 50

You may use a PFD that is torn as long as it was well repaired by an approved manufacturer.

quiz-12

 

TRUE

FALSE

Question 13 of 50

Which of the four types of pyrotechnic devices must be used only in daylight?

Question 14 of 50

What type of boat uses yellow lights as navigation light?

Question 15 of 50

What should we be prepared to show immediately to avoid a collision while navigating at night in a canoe or kayak?

Question 16 of 50

Which of the following vessels requires a pleasure craft licence?

Question 17 of 50

Which buoy marks an area where boating is restricted? 

Question 18 of 50

At what age can you operate a personal watercraft (PWC)?

quiz-18

 

At the age of 12

From 16 years old, but it is possible from 12 to 15 years old if the person is accompanied by an adult

At 16 years old

At 8 years old

Question 19 of 50

The following symptoms are related to which condition: slow pulse, confusion, drowsiness, lack of coordination?

Insomnia

Heat stroke

Hypothermia

Carbon monoxide poisoning

Question 20 of 50

Which image demonstrates the best practices to have when a diving operation takes place from aboard a pleasure craft?

Question 21 of 50

What is this buoy called?

quiz-21

 

Isolated danger buoy

Port hand buoy

Bifurcation buoy

Starboard hand buoy

Question 22 of 50

Which type of anchor is particularly popular among boaters because of its versatility in all types of seabed?

Question 23 of 50

Which factors must be taken into account in determining a safe speed?

quiz-23

 

Conditions of visibility and traffic density

The draft in relation to the available depth of water and the manoeuvrability of the vessel

Conditions of wind, sea and current, and the proximity of navigational hazards

All of the above

Question 24 of 50

What type of fire extinguisher is required on board a boat equipped with an inboard engine?

fire-extinguisher-boat

 

A type fire extinguisher

BC type fire extinguisher

AB type fire extinguisher

B type fire extinguisher

Question 25 of 50

What does this image represent?

quiz-01-01

 

The HIN (Hull Serial Number)

The registration

The compliance notice

The pleasure craft licence

Question 26 of 50

The operator of a vessel under oars, canoe or kayak must have at hand a flashlight or lighted lantern emitting a white light which must be lit in enough time to prevent a collision.

quiz-15-04

 

TRUE

FALSE

Question 27 of 50

What are the signs in the following image called?

quiz-27

 

Junction daybeacons

Alignment markers

Daybeacons

Information signs

Question 28 of 50

It is important to keep metal and/or electrical devices at a distance from the magnetic compass because it could display inaccurate information.

quiz-28

 

TRUE

FALSE

Question 29 of 50

Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning?

Carbone monoxide can build up when two vessels are tied to each other

Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when you breathe too much carbon monoxide and it begins to replace the oxygen in your blood

It is important to run the engine at idle only in well ventilated areas in order to protect yourself and others from carbon monoxide poisoning

Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are: hot, red and dry skin, rapid pulse, rapid and shallow breathing.

Question 30 of 50

What is the main purpose of a bucket on a pleasure craft?

quiz-30

 

Extinguish fires from combustible liquids such as gasoline, oil and grease

Extinguish fires from electrical equipment

To put the fish in

Extinguish A type fires

Question 31 of 50

Which of the following does not represent a distress signal?

Question 32 of 50

What type of boat uses blue light as a navigation light?

Question 33 of 50

You must respect a speed limit of no more than 10km/h if you navigate at less than 30 meters from the shoreline?

quiz-01-04

 

TRUE

FALSE

Question 34 of 50

The name transfer on the Pleasure Craft License must be done within how many days of buying a used boat?

quiz-01-03

 

One year

15 days

90 days

On the day that the new owner launches the boat

Question 35 of 50

The minimum length of a buoyant heaving line for a boat under 24 meters is 15m.

quiz-34

TRUE

FALSE

Question 36 of 50

Which illustration represents a mooring buoy among the following?

Question 37 of 50

Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding the hull serial number (HIN)?

Hull serial number

 

The HIN is the manufacturer’s or importer’s confirmation that the vessel is built in accordance with the construction requirements.

All pleasure craft made or imported into Canada must have a Hull Serial Number (HIN) affixed to it.

The HIN must be permanently affixed to the outside upper right corner of the transom.

The HIN is 12 digits long.

Question 38 of 50

What is this part of the boat called?

Bow

 

Stern

Freeboard

Hull

Bow

Question 39 of 50

What is this navigation light called?

Sternlight

 

Bowlight

Sternlight

One-way rear light

Masthead light

Question 40 of 50

What is the purpose of this buoy?

Diving buoy

 

To delimit a swimming area.

To warn of the presence of divers.

To locate a local hazard.

To anchor where the water is too deep for an anchor.

Question 41 of 50

What is this buoy called?

Control buoy

 

Information buoy

Cautionary buoy

Control buoy

Hazard buoy

Question 42 of 50

What is this flare called?

Rocket parachute flare

 

Rocket parachute flare

Rising red flare

Hand flare

Multi-star flare

Question 43 of 50

Which picture represents a SOLAS lifejacket?

Question 44 of 50

Which of the following vessels is not a human-powered pleasure craft?

Question 45 of 50

Which of the following statements is not a feature of the PFD?

PFD

 

The PFD is more comfortable than a lifejacket.

The PFD offers a higher degree of buoyancy than a lifejacket.

There are specialized PFDs for several sports.

Unlike a life jacket, a PFD won't necessarily turn you on your back.

Question 46 of 50

What is the name of this anchor?

Mushroom anchor

 

Grapnel anchor

Plough anchor

Mushroom anchor

Danforth anchor

Question 47 of 50

Which of the following vessels is a human-powered pleasure craft?

Question 48 of 50

What is this navigation light called?

Port sidelight

 

Port sidelight

Sternlight

Bowlight

Starboard sidelight

Question 49 of 50

What type of restriction applies if you encounter this sign?

Power limit

 

Gas engines are forbidden

A standardized speed limit

A boat size limit

A power limit

Question 50 of 50

Which of the following vessels is a trawling vessel?

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