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STOP WASH - Page 7

Boaters Quiz
1. How far should you be away from the shoreline while operating a motorized boat?
  1. 15 metres
  2. 20 metres
  3. 30 metres
  4. 40 metres
2. If you are practising good shoreline "softening" techniques, you would:
  1. Pull all the weeds out of the water.
  2. Pull out the wild plants, including dandelions, from the shoreline.
  3. Get involved in planting several shrubs along the shoreline.
  4. Destroy the buffer zone that is near the shoreline.
3) Which of the following are good examples of boat safety?
  1. Speeding up when approaching other boaters.
  2. Disobeying all boating rules and regulations.
  3. Going fast when you are 15 metres from the shore.
  4. Boating close to swimmers.
  5. None of the above.
4) Which of the following animals could be in danger if you produce too large a wash with your personal watercraft (PWC)?
  1. a baby loon
  2. a deer
  3. a fox
  4. some fish eggs
  5. both a and d
  6. none of the above
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