People who live on boats are called liveaboards. Living on a boat is not the most popular style of residence in the U.S., but there are those who prefer to shower in the head and cook in the galley. Take this quiz to see how your knowledge of living on a houseboat floats.
What name has been given to those who live on a houseboat?
man over boards
What is significant about non-cruising houseboats?
Which direction is starboard?
What is the depth of a boat?
Why is the boat's draft important to know?
for safe operation of the boat
to prevent damage to boat bottom
What is the name for a houseboat's bathroom?
On a houseboat, what is the kitchen called?
In what room of the houseboat may the water rock you to sleep?
How do non-cruising houseboats manage the kitchen and bathroom issues?
water and sewage tanks
How does a cruising houseboat deal with water and sewage needs?
How do cruising houseboat dispose of waste?
They incinerate and dump waste overboard.
They treat and pump waste overboard.
What principle keeps boats afloat?
Why is fiberglass a popular material for the construction of houseboats?
light, strong and low maintenance
What pulls a boat toward the water?
center of buoyancy
center of gravity
Why is it easier to insure a fiberglass boat?
lower risk of damage
no risk of damage
higher risk of damage
What is an advantage of wood over fiberglass?
Who has the right to search a boat, without probable cause?