Major Cause For Runaway Ascent

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Scuba IQ Review for SDI Solo Diving Manual

Directions

• Using SDI Solo Diving Manual as a reference, supply the missing words for each statements on the following pages.

• Only one work goes in each blank. Use the word or words that best complete each statement.

• Do not sign or date the Student Statement at the end of each chapter's statements until you have reviewed this material with your instructor, and your instructor tells you to do so.

Chapter 1:

Thinking and Acting Outside the Buddy System

Supply the missing words.

1. What are the six risks associated with solo diving?

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2. What solo diving skills are particularly applicable in all sport diving situations?_

3. What is a major cause of runaway ascents?.

4. What are the possible resulting injuries one may suffer from a runaway ascent?_

5. What types of dives are NOT recommended for solo divers?

Important: Do not sign the following until told to do so by your instructor "I have reviewed this information with my instructor and understand the correct response to each item'.'

Signature: Date:

Chapter 2:

Beyond Basic Gas Management

Supply the missing words.

4. Using the average SAC rate (14 litres or 0.5 cubic feet) what is an acceptable RMV for a drift dive to 30 metres /100 feet in semi-tropical water with exceptionally good visibility._

5. How might the answer to the previous question be affected if the dive in question were conducted in cold water wearing a drysuit, carrying a large video set-up and working in current?

6. What fraction of a diver's starting gas volume represents a very sensible reserve for most emergencies._.

7. A diver has 3400 litres of gas in a 14 litre cylinder at the start of a dive, approximately how many litres should they plan to have when they arrive at their safety stop?_

8. A diver has 85 cubic feet of gas in a 95 cubic foot steel cylinder at the start of a dive, how many cubic feet should be put aside as a reserve if they follow the Rule of Thirds? _

9. What is it about a pony bottle that helps manage the risks associated with complete loss of one's primary gas?

10. Why do we NOT include the gas in our pony bottle as part of our available gas when working the rule of thirds?

Important: Do not sign the following until told to do so by your instructor. "I have reviewed this information with my instructor and understand the correct response to each item"

Chapter 3:

Dealing with Equipment Issues

Supply the missing words.

1. What prevents most equipment failures?

2. List the five things a solo dive must inspect on the regulator prior to diving.

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