Quiz: How Well Do You Know Boating Slang?

"Aye, aye, captain!"

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 Jul 19, 2016
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Question: 1/10Pick your answer!


What is a "buoy"?
An anchored floating navigational aid in the water
An energy beverage many captains drink
The cushions on the seats of a nice sailboat

Question: 2/10Pick your answer!


What is the "bow"?
The front of the ship
The captain of a ship
The steering wheel

Question: 3/10Pick your answer!


What is the "helm"?
The back of the boat
The 'basement' of the boat
The ship's steering wheel

Question: 4/10Pick your answer!


What does "laveer" mean?
To sail against the wind
A man is overboard
To crash a ship

Question: 5/10Pick your answer!


What does "starboard" mean?
The passenger seat of a ship
The refrigerator on a ship
The right side of the ship

Question: 6/10Pick your answer!


What does it mean to "capsize"?
For a boat to flip over
To crash into a rock
To steer a boat while under the influence of alcohol

Question: 7/10Pick your answer!


What does "ballast" mean?
A very fast boat
The underbelly of a boat
Weight added to the bottom of a boat to improve stability

Question: 8/10Pick your answer!


What is the "stern"?
A sailing hat
A nickname for the anchor
The back part of a ship

Question: 9/10Pick your answer!


What is the "hull"?
The structural body of the boat that rests in the water
The sail of a boat
The back of the ship

Question: 10/10Pick your answer!


What is the "mast"?
The front area of a speedboat
The water behind the ship when moving at a fast speed
A vertical spar that supports the sails
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