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Engineering Examination Questions

All Engine Room Questions

Engine Room Electrical         

Engine Room General          

Engine Room Safety            

Engine Room Steam            

Engine Room Motor   

QMED Oiler          

Deck Examination Questions

Master 25/50/100 Ton

Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel

All Deck Exam Modules

Able Seaman Questions

Advanced Subjects, Unlimited Oceans Master, Mate

Rules of the Road  

Aids to Navigation  Glossary Included

Breathing Apparatus

Cargo Equipment 

Cargo Stowage

Charts and Publications 

Chemical Testing

Right Whales

Damage Control  

Deck Engineering

Deck Safety

Emergency Procedures 

FCC Exam Questions

Fire Fighting Glossary Included 

First Aid  

G.M.D.S.S.  

Great Lakes

Hazardous Cargo

Inert Gas

Inland Navigation  

Instruments and Accessories

Lifesaving

Lifeboatman

Liquid Cargo and Bunkering

Marine Radio Operator 

Meteorology  "Glossary Included" 

Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit

Latest NMC / USCG Questions

Celestial Navigation

Navigational Procedures

Pollution Control and Prevention

Rules and Regulations

Plotting/Navigational Problems

QMED

Survival Craft

Seamanship   Glossary Included

Sailing Vessels  

Ship Handling 

Ships Construction Glossary Included  

Ships Business

Signaling  

Stability and Trim Glossary Included 

Tankerman

Tides and Currents Glossary Included 

Towing

Watchkeeping  

Common Knots

Radar Plotting

 

The Online Study database is updated annually now as soon as the NMC releases their sample exams. Sample exams are also posted in the online study which can be accessed from the link above.

The questions and illustrations posted in the online study are current and constantly being updated.

November 20, 2021: 70 more new Deck questions were added today to the online study. These can be reviewed under Deck Department/New Deck Questions 2021 after logging in.

November 2, 2021: 42 more new Deck questions were added today to the online study. These can be reviewed under Deck Department/New Deck Questions 2021 after logging in to:

November 1, 2021: 75 new Deck questions were added today to the online study. 8 of these were new Rules of the Road questions. Also 12 updated illustrations were added. These can be reviewed under Deck Department/New Deck Questions 2021 after logging in to:
https://cgexams.seasources.net/#/

October 26 2021: 84 more new Engine Room questions along with 12 new or updated illustrations were added to the online database today. the questions along with all other new questions that have been added can be found in the online study under Engineering Department/New Engine Room Questions in the pull down menu.

October 17, 2021:  100 new questions, 24 new Engine room illustrations and 7 new Deck illustrations have been added to the online study database today. If you have SeaSources TesTTaker software installed for offline study be sure to update your modules when you have an internet connection.

July 16, 2021 37 new Engine Room questions were added today along with 3 new illustrations.

April 8, 2021

Some new Engine Room Motor questions were added today which contain some totally new graphics. Be sure to check them out under: New Engine Questions/Motor Plants 2020 from the pull down menu.

December 8, 2019.

58 more new deck questions have been added under, "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / Deck Questions. In the pull down menu of the online study.

December 1, 2019.

More new deck questions have been added under, "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / Deck Questions. In the pull down menu of the online study.

November 23, 2019.

More sample questions added today under the Engine Ratings category. Can be found in the pull down menu as follows: "NMC Sample Examinations", Engineer Rating 2019, QMED01 Junior Engineer Q800-801, QMED02 Electrician-Refrigerating Engineer Q802-Q803, QMED03 Oiler Q804-Q805.

November 14, 2019.

137 new questions have been added to the online study from the samples so far. They can be found under "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" , Engine Officer 8_19 in the pull down menu. Be sure to check these out.

November 1, 2019.

Sample exams for DDE01 DDE,Unlimited HP Q620-Q625 and DDE04 DDE,1000_4000 HP Q630-Q634 were just added to the online study. Looks like some new questions and new illustrations in these samples.

October 27, 2019.

Just added the latest NMC sample questions for 3AE01 Third Assistant Engineer, Unlimited Q531-Q538 to the online study. More to follow. If you are studying for any Engine Room License I strongly suggest that you look through these samples under "NMC Sample Examinations" Unlimited Engineer Officers 8_19.

September 29, 2019.

Finished processing the Engine Room illustrations. The final count is 315 updated graphics added to the online study. Now to start the long process of the new questions.

September 26, 2019.

As of today I have now added a total of 228 updated illustrations to the Engine Room categories. More to come.

September 12, 2019.

The 2019 sample questions have been posted by the NMC. Starting the long process of assimilating these into our system. Looks at first glance like I will be finding some all new questions and illustrations to add. I will keep everyone posted as to the progress.

November 18, 2018

As of today I have added a total of 176 new or updated graphics to the online study just in the engine room categories alone.

November 6, 2018

We are now up to around 140 new or updated graphics added to the online study. Also started a new category for adding questions as well. Lots of "New" graphics here to check out. "Latest" NMC Sample Engineer Examinations 9_10_18

October 11, 2017

I have so far added about 250 new engineering questions that were sorted out from the latest sample exams.

February 9, 2016

30 new and updated Graphics under Engine Room General have been added to the online study. If you have TesTTaker software installed be sure to update your modules.

August 28, 2015

Added new Illustrations to Engine Room Electrical, Motor, and Gas turbines. If anyone finds any discrepancies please let me know and I will correct them asap.

June 24, 2015

24 more new electrical illustrations have been added today. At this point it looks like we are only missing a total of around 36 from the Electrical section to be complete.

 

December 20, 2019. So far a total of 428 new deck questions have been added to the online database. They can be found under "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / "New Deck Questions" in the pull down menu of the online study.

December 1, 2019. More new deck questions have been added under, "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / Deck Questions. In the pull down menu of the online study.

May 23 2021

Lots of new updates have been happening in the last few weeks to the online study database. I have added more new deck questions as well as more reference material and formulas for questions. If you have SeaSources stand alone "Testtaker" software installed on your computer be sure to update your modules the next time you have an internet connection.

March 6, 2021

We Added 76 more new deck questions from the USCG Database today as well as more assets and references to questions in the online study under Deck Questions/New Deck Questions. 8 of these questions were in Rules of the Road.

February 7, 2021

We Added 49 more new deck questions from the USCG Database today as well as more assets and references to questions in the online study under Deck Questions/New Deck Questions. 19 of these questions were in Rules of the Road.

If you have SeaSources TesTTaker software installed be sure to update your modules next time you have an internet connection.


February 3, 2021 

43 more new deck questions were added today under "All Deck Examination Questions As of March 24, 2014 Regulations"/ New Deck Questions in the pull down menu.

November, 2020
 
113 more new deck questions were added today under "All Deck Examination Questions As of March 24, 2014 Regulations"/ New Deck Questions in the pull down menu.
September 14, 020 
Update was made again to the online database which included the addition of 30 new Deck Illustrations.

March 11, 2020

  So far a total of 548 new deck questions have been added to the online database. They can be found under "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / "New Deck Questions" in the pull down menu of the online study.

March 1, 2020

Added a few more new deck questions from the sample exams as well as more assets and references to questions in the online study. If you have SeaSources TesTTaker software installed be sure to update your modules next time you have an internet connection.

December 20, 2019.

So far a total of 428 new deck questions have been added to the online database. They can be found under "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / "New Deck Questions" in the pull down menu of the online study.

December 13, 2019. 

Just added the following to the online study database: ONC07 OUPV-Near Coastal Q100,Q170,171,172. GLI07 OUPV Q100, Q300, Q356,357,358. And GLI08 Limited OUPV Q301, 360-361. SeaSources Login Instructions.htm

December 8, 2019.

58 more new deck questions have been added under, "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / Deck Questions. In the pull down menu of the online study.

December 1, 2019.

More new deck questions have been added under, "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" / Deck Questions. In the pull down menu of the online study.

November 23, 2019.

More sample questions added today under the Engine Ratings category. Can be found in the pull down menu as follows: "NMC Sample Examinations", Engineer Rating 2019, QMED01 Junior Engineer Q800-801, QMED02 Electrician-Refrigerating Engineer Q802-Q803, QMED03 Oiler Q804-Q805.

November 14, 2019.

137 new questions have been added to the online study from the samples so far. They can be found under "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" , Engine Officer 8_19 in the pull down menu. Be sure to check these out.

November 1, 2019.

Sample exams for DDE01 DDE,Unlimited HP Q620-Q625 and DDE04 DDE,1000_4000 HP Q630-Q634 were just added to the online study. Looks like some new questions and new illustrations in these samples.

October 27, 2019.

Just added the latest NMC sample questions for 3AE01 Third Assistant Engineer, Unlimited Q531-Q538 to the online study. More to follow. If you are studying for any Engine Room License I strongly suggest that you look through these samples under "NMC Sample Examinations" Unlimited Engineer Officers 8_19.

September 29, 2019.

Finished processing the Engine Room illustrations. The final count is 315 updated graphics added to the online study. Now to start the long process of the new questions.

September 26, 2019.

As of today I have now added a total of 228 updated illustrations to the Engine Room categories. More to come.

September 12, 2019.

The 2019 sample questions have been posted by the NMC. Starting the long process of assimilating these into our system. Looks at first glance like I will be finding some all new questions and illustrations to add. I will keep everyone posted as to the progress.

November 29, 2018

Just extracted a total of 47 Rules of the Road questions from the new samples that were previously NOT in the online database. The new questions have been put into their own category under "Latest" NMC Sample Deck Examinations 9_10_18, Log in to check them out.

November 23, 2019. More sample questions added today under the Engine Ratings category. Can be found in the pull down menu as follows: "NMC Sample Examinations", Engineer Rating 2019, QMED01 Junior Engineer Q800-801, QMED02 Electrician-Refrigerating Engineer Q802-Q803, QMED03 Oiler Q804-Q805.

November 14, 2019. 137 new questions have been added to the online study from the samples so far. They can be found under "New Questions Extracted from NMC Samples" , Engine Officer 8_19 in the pull down menu. Be sure to check these out.

November 1, 2019. Sample exams for DDE01 DDE,Unlimited HP Q620-Q625 and DDE04 DDE,1000_4000 HP Q630-Q634 were just added to the online study. Looks like some new questions and new illustrations in these samples.

October 27, 2019. Just added the latest NMC sample questions for 3AE01 Third Assistant Engineer, Unlimited Q531-Q538 to the online study. More to follow. If you are studying for any Engine Room License I strongly suggest that you look through these samples under "NMC Sample Examinations" Unlimited Engineer Officers 8_19.

September 29, 2019. Finished processing the Engine Room illustrations. The final count is 315 updated graphics added to the online study. Now to start the long process of the new questions.

September 26, 2019. As of today I have now added a total of 228 updated illustrations to the Engine Room categories. More to come.

September 12, 2019. The 2019 sample questions have been posted by the NMC. Starting the long process of assimilating these into our system. Looks at first glance like I will be finding some all new questions and illustrations to add. I will keep everyone posted as to the progress.

It true that the prior to question databank is no longer in use and deck and engine room will now only need to study the 'as of' questions? '' Starting in March of 2019.

 

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See also:

SeaSources online Celestial Navigation Course 

MARYLAND NAUTICAL  Great source for practice charts and study guides

NAVIGATION COURSE

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Navigation Center

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