Captain’s Tea Break Teaser 1

If you are wondering how you skills are holding up or want a little refresher quiz – here it is!

Here is a great way to freshen your memory whilst you enjoy a refreshing brew or beverage.

October 2016 Quiz

Welcome to your Captain's Tea Break Teaser 1

Feel free to have a quick informal quiz to sharpen up your skills.

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What kind of rope splice is used to make a loop in the end of a rope?

1 out of 10

What does this sign mean on European inland waterways?


2 out of 10

What kind of weather system would expect this to be in the northern hemisphere?


3 out of 10

What kind of buoy is represented in this picture?

buoy RW

4 out of 10

How far would you expect this pyrotechnic to fire in to the sky?

rocket flare

5 out of 10


If you changed your latitude and longitude position from the following start and end positions, how many nautical miles would you travel.

Start   06° 12.5 N  078° 30.5 E

End   06° 42.5 N  078° 30.5 E

6 out of 10

If you were on a motor vessel and on a Northerly course, what action would you take if you saw a buoy flashing a group of three white flashes of light?

7 out of 10

What kind of buoy is represented in this picture?

blue yellow buoy

8 out of 10


What is a bowline used for?

9 out of 10

What does this chart symbol represent on a british admiralty navigational chart?


10 out of 10

Well done  for taking part.

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