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The Ultimate Ocean Voyage Essentials Quiz
by Staff
Taking a cruise is supposed to be a relaxing and enjoyable experience. There are a few ocean voyage essentials that can ensure your trip lives up to your expectations and prevent any mishaps. Take this quiz to learn more about how to prepare for a sea voyage.

What sort of dress wear is usually required for formal cruise dinners?

  • a nice suit
  • a tuxedo
  • a top hat

What illness is common on cruise ships?

  • seasickness
  • scurvy
  • gastro

Which of the following body parts is involved in causing seasickness?

  • the inner ear
  • the toes
  • the heart

Why do you need to bring insect repellant on a cruise?

  • There may be bugs at your destinations.
  • There are lots of bugs at sea.
  • There are lots of bugs inside cruise ships.

What do you need to remember when packing insect repellant?

  • It may react dangerously with sea air.
  • It needs to be in a Ziploc bag.
  • It may be prohibited in certain countries.

What is a problem with electrical outlets on cruise ships?

  • They cannot be used while on rough seas.
  • They are only functional at certain times of day.
  • There often aren't enough of them.

You may also want to bring along an extension cord for your power strip. How long should it be?

  • 10-foot
  • 20-foot
  • 30-foot

What is the problem with buying sunscreen on a cruise ship?

  • It is poor quality
  • It is expensive.
  • It is not water resistant.

What is the minimum SPF required for sunscreen to be considered sunblock?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 15

What should you bring along in case you get sunburned?

  • instant ice packs
  • aloe gel
  • lemon juice

What should you inform the cruise ship staff of before you set off on a cruise?

  • what time you like to wake up
  • if you don't like the food on the menu
  • any serious medical conditions you have

How can you make sure you have brought along all medication you might need?

  • Take all the medication in your cupboard.
  • Take any medication you have used in the last two months.
  • Take along a range of new medication just in case.

What may be a problem with bringing along cash on a cruise?

  • Not all currencies are accepted.
  • Cash may be stolen.
  • Both of the above.

What is a better way of paying for on-board expenses?

  • traveler's checks
  • credit card
  • both of the above

How can you safely carry money around?

  • in your back pocket
  • in a fake spray bottle
  • in a money belt

How can you prevent mishaps with clothing while cruising?

  • Bring along a lot of formal wear.
  • Bring your outfit for the first night in your carry-on bag.
  • Bring along a range of matching jewelry.

If you are cruising in warm areas, what sort of clothes should you bring along?

  • only summer clothing
  • only warm clothing
  • a mix of warm and cool clothing

What should you do with your travel documents before you travel?

  • Make copies of them.
  • Leave them at home in a safe.
  • Keep them with you at all times.

What is the most important reason for having a packing list?

  • so you don't leave anything behind
  • so you can see if you have over-packed
  • in case your bags go missing

What should you bring along if you will be buying a lot of souvenirs?

  • an extra bag
  • extra cash
  • a list of who you need to buy for