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BEGINNER
Each question is worth 10 points.
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Quiz Score: out of 100
1. What is the limit for the recreational diver?
60 feet
130 feet
three atmospheres
100 feet


2. The dive knife is used primarily...
as a tool
as a weapon for self-defense against bad dive buddies
as a substitute when you don't have a speargun
to show off

3. The deeper you venture the _______ you consume your air supply.
slower
faster

4. Most surface waves are caused by:
earthquakes
wind
boats
very large birds


5. A safe ascent rate would be:
30 feet/minute
60 feet/minute
as slow as you can bear
follow your quarter-sized bubbles


6. Because of refraction, objects underwater appear _________ and _________ when the diver is looking through his/her mask.
smaller; closer
larger; closer
smaller; farther away
wet; egg shaped

7. About how deep do you have to dive to get to one atmosphere gauge pressure?
20 feet
33 feet
43 feet
2000 feet

8. Most diver injuries caused by aquatic organisms result from a/an ________ response from the organism.
Offensive
Reflexive
Defensive
Agressive

9. A submerged object that neither sinks nor floats is:
Absolutely bouyant
Positively bouyant
Neutrally bouyant
Negatively bouyant


10. An ear squeeze can be prevented by:
pinching your nose and blowing gently
diving shallow
pounding on your forehead
wearing ear muffs


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