joorev - Club Diver
General Knowledge

01. List the essential items of dive equipment.

02. What should a diver look for when buying a new mask?

03. How should a diver care for his/her dive equipment after each dive?

04. How should a diver prepare and store his/her dive suit, regulator, and dive cylinder if they are to be unused for an extended period of time?

05. What are the regulations regarding VIPs and Hydro's for dive cylinders?

06. Do these regulations apply to the mini cylinders in buoyancy devices?

07. Is the working pressure for these mini cylinders the same as the main dive cylinders?

08. What is the difference between TP (test pressure) and WP (working pressure)?

09. To what pressure (in bars) should a dive cylinder be filled?

10. In his/her own words, how does a regulator work.

11. How often should a regulator be serviced?

12. Explain the features of a single hose regulator.

13. What is the inter-stage hose air pressure during a dive?

14. Why should oil or grease not be used on a regulator? What should a diver use instead?

15. If the needle deflects while test breathing the contents gauge what should a diver do?

16. What do A.B.L.J. and B.C. stand for?

17. Explain the need for a buoyancy device.

18. What are the C.F.T. recommendations about buoyancy devices?

19. How do we release air from a buoyancy device While ascending normally?

20. Explain the principle of how wetsuits work.

21. After a dive wearing a dry suit, a diver complains of having red pinch marks on his/her skin where the suit was uncomfortably tight. What could be to relieve this during the dive?

22. Which is generally warmest - wetsuit, semidry suit or a dry suit?

23. The examiner tests candidate in a variety of hand signals.

24. When buddy gives no signal how should a diver interpret this?

25. How often should a diver and his/her buddy exchange signals during a dive?

26. How often should a diver and his/her buddy check gauges during a dive?

27. How often should a diver check his/her buddy's gauge during a dive?

28. Who checks out a diver before a dive?

29. What should be in a good buddy check?

30. Which is the best entry method for a shore dive in unfamiliar territory?

31. Before a diver enters the water his/her exit should be considered. Why?

32. How should divers in a small boat enter the water?

33. How should resurfacing after a dive take place? Why should this method be used?

34. The most efficient finning technique has a variety of factors. Explain two of them.

35. Why is there a need to plan a dive?

36. Complete the saying: plan your dive and...

37. Who needs to attend the dive brief?

38. In planning a dive, list the things a diver would need to know.

39. What is the role of the shore marshal?

40. What information should be given to the shore marshal?

41. Where is the nearest recompression chamber?

42. List the good sources of information for a dive site.

43. During the dive (the one with the examiner) where were the oxygen, and the flares located?

44. What was the weather forecast for today?

45. When was high tide?

46. List the things which should be done when a dive is finished and back to shore.

47. When should the diver down flag be flown?

48. Is it a good idea to track divers from a boat by zigzagging over the bubbles? Why?

49. What are the different kinds of boats normally used for diving?

50. Why can a diver find him/herself out of air during a dive?

51. List some ways that a diver could get air, in an out of air situation.

52. What is the first thing he/she should do, if a diver has to do a free ascent?

53. What is the signal for out of air, distress and being on reserve?

54. How often should a diver have a diving medical?

55. With whom may trainees dive and to what depth'?

56. What is an active diver?

57. Does C.F.T. endorse solo diving?