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NAVIGATION GENERAL (Aids to Navigation) Quiz

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On a nautical chart, the height of a light is usually given from:

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How are Preferred Channels marked?

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Buoys or Navigational marks used for regulatory purposes or warnings are:

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A Preferred Channel buoy with a top band of green would have what color lights?

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What period would an occulting light have?

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A short-long light pattern is on what type of buoy?

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“Fixed Light” would be abbreviated on a nautical chart:

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When lit, information markers will display:

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Which statement is true regarding safe water buoys?

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You enter a channel marked with a range and observe the lower section of the range to your left. What should you do?

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A yellow buoy would be:

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What type of light would be changing color?

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What does the abbreviation AERO RBN stand for?

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If lighted, what color light would a red buoy would show?

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The Federal Aids to Navigation are maintained by the:

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Which of the following is true of a nun buoy?

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What color would a triangular daymark be?

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You are entering a channel from seaward. A starboard side daymark will:

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A Composite group-flashing light on a buoy would indicate:

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What type of daymark is white with an orange border?

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Intercoastal Waterways are marked by:

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The nominal range listed in column 6 of the light list is in:

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The height of a light at mean high water as described in column 5 of the light list is listed in:

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In the light list, the abbreviation “MO” stands for?

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In the IALA (International Association of Lighthouse Authorities), what is the RRR Rule?

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Information regarding the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico would be found in which Light List volume?

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If lit, what color light would an isolated danger buoy have?

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An octagonal (eight-sided) daymark with red and white vertical stripes would indicate:

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A buoy with a green light flashing two plus one would indicate:

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Which of the following statements is not true regarding safe water marks?

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Which of the following lights would indicate a safe water mark as you are returning home at night?

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Starboard buoys can’t have which of the following light characteristics?

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Port side buoys can’t have which of the following light characteristics?

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If lit, what color light would a special purpose mark have?

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Which of the following characteristics would a special purpose mark with a yellow light have?

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The Local Notice to Mariners are published by:

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A red spherical topmark designating the middle of the channel would be:

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The preferred channel through a bridge is:

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In the Light List, Radar Beacons would be abbreviated as:

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A world-wide three-dimensional navigation system utilizing satellites is:

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The symbol “Oc” on a nautical chart would indicate:

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Which of the following is/are true regarding a nun buoy?

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A white buoy with a blue band would be a:

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On a nautical chart, what does the abbreviation PA stand for?

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Glare from a town in the background may affect the range a light may be seen. It is likely:

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Why should you allow for sufficient clearance when navigating under bridges or cables?

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Vertical clearances of draw bridges marked on charts and found in Coast Pilots are shown in which position?

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Where would bridge clearance gauges be located?

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Which statement is true regarding red and green drawbridge lights?

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How often are Local Notice to Mariners published?

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