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Question 1: In an ________ or bangka and in sailboats such as the proa, an outrigger is a thin, long, solid, hull used to stabilise an inherently unstable main hull.
Dugout (boat)Outrigger canoeWaka (canoe)Hokulea

Question 2: In a rowing boat or ________, an outrigger (or just rigger) is a triangular metal frame that holds the oarlock (into which the oar is slotted) away from the gunwale to optimize leverage.
GalleyNaval warfareAncient GreeceTrireme

Question 3: In ________, an outrigger is a pole or series of poles that allow boats to troll more lines in the water without tangling and simulates a school of fish.
Wild fisheriesFishing techniquesFishingFishing industry

Question 4: If only one outrigger is used on a vessel, its weight reduces the tendency to capsize in one direction and its ________ reduces the tendency in the other direction.
Surface tensionBuoyancyFluid staticsForce

Question 5: An outrigger is a part of a boat's ________ which is rigid and extends beyond the side or gunwale of a boat.
Fore-and-aft rigRiggingSailSail-plan


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