Juni 2010 Archive

Final Question No. 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 30th of June 2010:

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To choose the last Question was very though. We choose Questions from various PADI Exams, diving history and some were locally related - but not about Dive Aisa - so I dedicated the last and final question to our great Staff.

The final question: Who is the Man in the picture below:

A: Chris
B: Lann
C: Dani
D: Marcello

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The Correct Answer of June 29th Quiz is: A: Ted Nixon. Today's Winner is Christa Himmelmann from Germany. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

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Question 29 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 29th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Who introduces in the mid 50s the red and white "Divers Down" flag?

A: Ted Nixon
B: Lloyd Bridges
C: John Cronin
D: Dick Bonin

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 30th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 28th Quiz is: A: small bubbles in the bloodstream after a dive that do not cause decompression sickness. Today's Winner is Luke J Cox from Oxford in England. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 28 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 28th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Silent bubbles are:

A: small bubbles in the bloodstream after a dive that do not cause decompression sickness.
B: bubbles that accumulate under the skin and causes subcutaneous emphysema.
C: bubbles that interfere with the nerve transmission and cause narcosis.
D: bubbles found anywhere a barotraumas occurs.

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 29th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 27th Quiz is: B: Austria vs Germany. Today's Winner is Peter Henfling from Hamburg in Germany. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

Question 27 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 27th of June 2010:

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Today's question: World Cup Fever! The first international underwater soccer game* which ended 10:5 took place on the 26th of April 2008 with _____ vs _____. *(SOCCER not polo or rugby and without scuba gear)

A: England vs France
B: Austria vs Germany
C: Italy vs Spain
D: The Netherlands vs Denmark

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 28th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 25th Quiz is: D: if it fails, it free-flow rather than shuts off all air. Today's Winner is Bernd Sannemueller. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 26 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 26th of June 2010:

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Today's question: "Fail safe" in reference to a modern scuba regulator means:.

A: the regulator is so reliable, it is nearly impossible that it can fail.
B: the regulator will shut down if a diver exceeds safe limits.
C: all known instances of failure have not caused an accident.
D: if it fails, it free-flow rather than shuts off all air.

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 27th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 25rd Quiz is: C: 43th / 1982. Today's Winner is Britta Dildei from Zermatt, Switzerland. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.



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Question 25 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 25th of June 2010:

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Today's question: The Similan Islands were designated as the ___ national park of Thailand in _____.

A: 28th / 1979
B: 39th / 1982
C: 43th / 1982
D: 47th / 1986

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Q 24 is closed! The Correct Answer of June 23rd Quiz is: A, B, C & D. Today's Winner is Wilda Oberacker from Germany. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 24 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 24th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Artificial reefs benefit natural reefs by: (choose all that apply)

A: providing additional hard substrate
B: reducing diving and fishing pressure on the natural reef
C: gathering scientific data on reef development
D: creating new dive sites

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 25th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

Q 23 is closed! The Correct Answer of June 23rd Quiz is: A: 200 / 8 - 12 hours. Today's Winner is Peter J. Moeck from Germany. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 23 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 23th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Carbon monoxide bonds with hemoglobin over _____ times more readily than oxygen can, and takes _____ for the circulatory system to eliminate it:

A: 200 / 8 - 12 hours
B: 100 / 4 - 6 hours
C: 50 / 2 - 4 hours
D: 20 / 30 minutes

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 24th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

Q 22 is closed! The Correct Answer of June 22th Quiz is: B: the  exhaled air is released directly into the water. Todays Winner is Mats Kaellman from Sweden. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 22 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 22th of June 2010:

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Today's question: the term "open circuit" refers to the fact that:

A: electricity is used to test the regulator's air-flow rate
B: the  exhaled air is released directly into the water
C: the regulator is made from nonmagnetic metal
D: the Artists perform under the blue sky


Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 23rd of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

Q 21 is closed! The Correct Answer of June 20th Quiz is: only C: wave lengths. Yes, you can use tank pressure for distance estimation. Please refer to PADI's Adventures in Diving, Underwater Navigation, Page 265: Distance Estimation. Today's Winner is David Hilbourne from Bangkok. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

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Question 21 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 20th of June 2010:

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Today's question: which is not a commonly used method of estimating distance underwater:

A: arm spans
B: tank pressure
C: wave lengths
D: elapsed time

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 22nd of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 20th Quiz is: D: 23 meters / 78 feet. Today's Winner is Paul Harker. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 20 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 20th of June 2010:

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Today's question: A diver plans to dive at an altitude of 2100 meters / 7000 feet to an actual depth of 18 meters / 60 feet. What is the "theoretical" depth used on the PADI Recreational Dive Planner fro planning this dive:

A: 15 meters / 39 feet
B: 18 meters / 52 feet
C: 21 meters / 65 feet
D: 23 meters / 78 feet

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 21th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

Due to a Power Shortage at my house I was not able to post today’s Question in time. Sorry for the delay! The Correct Answer of June 19th Quiz is: D: Hans Hass DecoBrain. This Question was indeed a bit difficult. We asked for the first "decompression" dive computer. The Orca-Edge was available in 1983  (the DecoBrain in 1984), but the Orca-Edge was only a non-decompression dive computer. For today's question we received in total just 19 Answers of which only 5 were correct. Today's Winner is Jens Bo Christensen from Greenland. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 19 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 19th of June 2010:

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Today's question: which was the world's first fully electronic decompression dive computer?:

A: Orca-Edge
B: SOS Decometer
C: Suunto SME-ML
D: Hans Hass DecoBrain

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 20th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 18th Quiz is: C: swimmer's ear. Today's Winner is Alexander Kleppe. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

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Question 18 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 18th of June 2010:

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Today's question: "Otitus externa" is also known as:

A: reverse squeeze
B: swimmer's cramp
C: swimmer's ear
D: none of the above

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 19th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 17th Quiz is: B: Calypso. Todays Winner is Alyson Hilbourne from Bangkok; this is Alyson's second Win. Congrats on entering the final with the second Ticket on July 1st.

Question 17 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 16th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Jacques-Yves Cousteau's research vessel, was renamed after her Duty for the British Royal Navy as a Minesweeper during WWII into:

A: The Abyss
B: Calypso
C: Poseidon
D: Neptun

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 18th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 16th Quiz is: a, b, c and d. Please see as a reference PADI's Adventures in Diving, Underwater Naturalist, Page 254, Quick Review No. 3. The Winner of this tricky Question is Dimitri Herrebaut from Ostende in Belgium. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 16 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 16th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Inaccurate perceptions of aquatic animals include the belief that aquatic animals are (check ALL that apply):

A: dangerous
B: inanimate
C: capable of having human characteristics
D: harmless, like a dog or cat

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 17th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 15th Quiz is A: Longer. The Winner is Aurelia Schenkl from Tübingen, Germany. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 15 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 15th of June 2010:

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Today's question: When diving with enriched air, your no decompression limits can be _______ than when diving with air.

A: Longer
B: Shorter

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The Correct Answer of June 14th Quiz is B, C and D. Limb and joint pain are signs of DCS. The Winner is Scian Ray from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 14 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 14th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Symptoms/signs of nitrogen narcosis include (check all that apply)?

A: limb and joint pain
B: impaired attention to safety
C: short-term memory loss
D: inappropriate behavior

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The Correct Answer of June 13th Quiz is D: W. H. Longley. The Winner is Sabine Van DerWeij Schroth from Alicante, Spain. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 13 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 13th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Who took the first underwater color photographs in the 1920's?

A: Henry Fleuss
B: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
C: Hans Haas
D: W. H. Longley

Below you see this first colored picture and the camera which this picture was taken with.

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 14th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 12th Quiz is C: bow, galley. The Winner is Doug Heil from Bangkok, Thailand. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 12 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 12th of June 2010:

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Question 12 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 12th of June 2010:

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Today's question: The _____ is the front of the boat; the _____ is the kitchen

A: bow, starboard
B: stern, galley
C: bow, galley
D: stern, head


Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 12th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 11th Quiz is B: 3% FRESH water. The Winner is Steve O. Stewart from Houston, Texas. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 11 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 11th of June 2010:

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Question 11 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 11th of June 2010:

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Today's question: How much of the world hydrosphere is made up of fresh water?

A: 75%
B: 3%
C: 50%
D: 12%

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 12th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 10th Quiz is B: Balistoides viridescens. The Winner is Alyson Hilbourne from Bangkok. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 10 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 10th of June 2010:

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Today's question: I'm a Giant called "Jack the Trigger" and the known Hitman for the Balistidae family of Raja Yai Island; but what is my real Name?

A: Balistoides conspicillum
B: Balistoides viridescens
C: Balistoides mafiosi
D: Balistoides undulatus


Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 11th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 9th Quiz is D: all of the above. The Winner is Caroline Boysen from Phuket. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

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Question 9 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 9th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Carotid-sinus reflex may caused by:

A: an excessively tight dry suit seal
B: an excessively tight wet suit
C: an excessively tight neopren hood
D: all of the above

Send your answer to info@diveasia.com or post it here. The Winner will be announced, tomorrow 10th of June at 12:00 noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 8th Quiz is C: 8 Year to start with Bubblemaker and PADI Seals. The Winner is Nina Ho from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

Question 8 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 8th of June 2010:

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Today's question: How old must be a Child, according to PADI training Standards, to start Scuba diving:

A: 12
B: 10
C: 8
D: whenever they want

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The Correct Answer of June 7th Quiz is B: drowned or submerged Rock :-)  and the Winner is Jacquelene Teo from Singapore. This is Jacquelene second daily win. Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.

Question 7 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 7th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Anemone Reef, one of Phuket’s Top dive spots and was once struck by the King Cruiser on the 4th of May 1997, is called in Thai “Hin Jom”. How do you translate “Hin Jom” into english:

A: Purple Rock
B: drowned Rock
C: Sea Fan Rock
D: dangerous Rock

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noon Thailand time, just before we post the next question.

The Correct Answer of June 6th Quiz is A: Moisturizing dry inhaled air; and the Winner is Chris Fraga, Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 6 of 30, Dive Asia June Quiz, 6th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Breathing dry air, a scuba diver tends to become dehydrated while diving due to:

A: Moisturizing dry inhaled air
B: Excessive perspiration
C: Saltwater absorbing moisture from the skin
D: slow and deep breathing

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The Correct Answer of June 5th Quiz is B: it were 4 m/10 ft deeper than actual; and the Winner is Steve Gibbins from Hong Kong, Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.



Question 5, Dive Asia June Dive Quiz, 5th of June 2010:

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Today's question: Using the PADI RDP (Recreational Dive Planner), under cold and strenuous conditions you plan your dive as though:

A: it were at altitude
B: it were 4 m/10 ft deeper than actual
C: it were 4 m/10 ft shallower than actual
D: None of the above

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The Correct Answer of June 4th Quiz is D: 04 May 1997; and the Winner is: Lisi Pokorny from Austria, Congratulations on entering the final Lucky Draw on July 1st.


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Question 4, Dive Asia June Dive Quiz, 4th of June 2010:

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Today's question: King Cruiser became one of Phuket’s most famous dive spots after her sinking on:

A: 03 November 2000
B: 12 February 1996
C: 01 August 1999
D: 04 May 1997

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The Correct Answer of June 3rd Quiz: C, Boyle’s Law. And the Winner is: Marcus Krüger from Ellerhoop/Germany, Congratulations on entering the final on July 1st.

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Question 3, Dive Asia June Dive Quiz, 3rd June 2010:

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Today's question: A capillary depth gauge works using:

A: a simple system of pressure sensitive gears
B: a mechanical pressure transducer
C: Boyle's Law
D: Archimedes Principle

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The Winner of the June 2nd Quiz is: Jacquelene Teo , Congatulations on entering the final on July 1st.

Dive Asia June Dive Quiz; Question 2, 2nd June 2010:

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Who is the “Father” of modern decompression theory and decompression models?

A: Petty Officer Andrew Catto
B: Dr. Merril Spencer
C: John Scott Haldane
D: Hannes Keller

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The Winner of June 1st Quiz is Nasser Al-Khanjary from Muscat/Oman. Congratulations from all at Dive Asia. Nasser is the first to enter the final on July the 1st and he as well all other 29 Winners to come can win great dive packages.

Dive Asia June Dive Quizz; Question 1, 1st June 2010:

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Jacques Cousteau and Emile Gagnan invented the world's first open circuit scuba regulator, the Aqualung, in :

A: 1936
B: 1943
C: 1948
D: 1951

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