Quiz: How Well Do You Know Lake Slang?


"I'm on a boat and it's goin' fast and..."

If you grew up near a lake, see if you can ace this lake language challenge! Words about boating, sailing, and more.

 Jul 19, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
What side of the channel is a green buoy on?
Starboard (right)
Port (left)
2 of 10Pick your answer!
What side of the channel is a red buoy on?
Port (left)
Starboard (right)
3 of 10Pick your answer!
What does a yellow buoy mean?
No trespassing
Fish in the area
4 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "koozie"?
The nickname for someone who is scared of the water
The front of the boat
A cloth or foam sleeve designed to insulate a beverage
5 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "wake"?
The waves that a boat leaves behind as it slices through the water
The bathroom of a boat
The shallow areas near a dock
6 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "wakeboarding"?
The act of jumping over obstacles on a lake
Riding a short, wide board while being towed by a boat
A sport involving water skiing and dodgeball
7 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "tubing"?
When you are listening to music while driving a boat
Riding an inner tube that is being towed by a boat
Boat racing
8 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "pontoon"?
A flat-bottomed boat
A floating navigational aid in the water
A fishing pole brand
9 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "boat slip"?
A docking location for a boat
A tarp to cover the boat at night
A small attachment to make extra space on a boat
10 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "PFD"?
A personal flotation device, or a lifejacket
A properly fueled device
A brand of boating shoes
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