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Impossibly hard scuba diving questions please

Discussion in 'Research and Development' started by diverdown13, Sep 3, 2006.

  1. TheRedHead

    TheRedHead Orca Rest in Peace

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    Show a pic of Archman's latest fish find and ask if it is

    a) Graysby
    b) Coney
    c) Red Hind

    :D

    Where would you likely use a reef hook?

    a) Cozumel
    b) Palau
    c) Key Largo
     
  2. HowardE

    HowardE Diver

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    Like this (substitute my pic for archman's)?

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Walter

    Walter Instructor, Scuba

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    Nope, but that's a popular misconception and is probably in your OW text. Charles Law deals with temperature/volume relationships. It explains why hot air ballooning is possible, but really has no diving applications. There's a current thread here on SB about gas laws that will give you the correct answer (it's not Gay-Lussac's Law either).

    Estimates are almost always good enough, although I have used them when doing counts of game fish for Lee County. We checked horizontally and vertically (they were rarely the same). We'd also test salinity.

    Unless you actually meant EAD, I have no idea what you are asking.

    Far beyond the Keys, he introduced nitrox to sport divers, he just happened to start it in Key Largo. He's someone I recommend meeting. Very interesting and nothing like you'd expect.

    Good series, Pete!
     
  4. TheRedHead

    TheRedHead Orca Rest in Peace

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    Yes, except for the fact that no one has been able to identify Archman's fish. :D

    I would include common reef fish in game questions as well as common diving location trivia questions. If it were all questions of calculation, I wouldn't buy the game since it would be like taking a test. Trivial Pursuit is fun because it is trivia.

    Here's a fun question:

    Is the term FSW a measure of

    a) Depth
    b) Pressure
    c) All of the above
     
  5. Walter

    Walter Instructor, Scuba

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    Trick question, my dear. I love it!
     
  6. HowardE

    HowardE Diver

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    I like fun questions more than impossibly hard ones. I don't think I'd want a whole game with impossibly hard questions...

    There's nothing worse than a 4 hour marathon trivial persuit game, because you always end up with the most obscure question when you're going for the final pie piece.

    I agree Red - Fish ID would be a fun part... there could be picture cards?
     
  7. wardric

    wardric Divemaster

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    Fish ID is fun but local (although simple tropical fish questions are for most divers). Tables questions should be avoided, not everyone use the same and you need a table to answer them so would need to include one in the game.
     
  8. Walter

    Walter Instructor, Scuba

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    What was the first nationwide SCUBA certification agency in the US?
     
  9. Walter

    Walter Instructor, Scuba

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    Who was the first woman to head a major certification agency?
     
  10. Walter

    Walter Instructor, Scuba

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    What is the largest shark? the smallest?
     

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