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Do You Know Enough Knots To Be A Boy Scout?

Maybe you know them, maybe KNOT.

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    Pretzel Knot
    Overhand Knot
    Silly Knot
    Simple Knot
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Overhand knot

    This basic knot is the foundation for many other complex knots.

    Overhand knot
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    Figure 8 Loop
    Anchor Hitch
    Dropper Loop
    Alpine Butterfly Loop
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Alpine Butterfly Loop

    The loop in this knot is great for securing a carabiner when you're rock climbing!

    Alpine Butterfly Loop
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    Bowline Knot
    Perfection Loop
    Gnat Hitch
    Eye Splice
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bowline Knot

    A simple yet efficient knot that's easy to tie and untie. It's one downside is that it can slip or come a bit loose when it's not attached to a load.

    Bowline Knot
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    Davy Knot
    Slip Knot
    Surgeon's Loop
    Rapala Knot
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Slip Knot

    When you pull on the tail, the knot comes undone! Simple as that. It's great for when you need ropes that can hold weigh, but can also quickly be untied.

    Slip Knot
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    Carrick Bend
    End Knot
    Square Knot
    Sheet Bend
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Square Knot

    The square knot, or reef knot, is a great way to tie rope around an object, such as a bundle of objects, a belt, or furled sails.

    Square Knot
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  6. Double Fisherman's
    Blood Knot
    Hunter's Bend
    Albright Knot
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Blood Knot

    A blood knot is a great way to join two lines together, such as when your fishing line breaks.

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    Double Overhand
    s Knot
    Ashley Stopper Knot
    North Star Knot
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ashley Stopper Knot

    Stopper knots are great if you need resistance at the end of the rope while pulling it through an opening.

    Ashley Stopper Knot
  8. Sheet Bend
    Hunter's Bend
    Zeppelin Bend
    Ashley Bend
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sheet Bend

    The Sheet Bend knot is a great way to join two ropes that are different sizes.

    Sheet Bend

Do You Know Enough Knots To Be A Boy Scout?

Think you did will on this quiz? I'm a frayed knot

Tsk tsk tsk. You'd be booted out of Sailing Club for sure. Brush up on your knots then try again!

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You didn't do ~too~ shabby, but you can always do better. I mean, why knot, right? Feel free to try again!

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Congrats on doing so well on this quiz! Hopefully you didn't cheat, because that would be knotty. Heh.

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