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C If you must jump from a vessel, the correct posture includes __________. body straight and arms held tightly at the sides for feet first entry into the water both hands holding the life preserver below the chin with knees bent and legs crossed holding down the life preserver against the chest with one arm crossing the other, covering the mouth and nose with a hand, and feet together knees bent and held close to the body with both arms around legs Abandon Ship Procedures
D When abandoning ship and jumping into the water from a substantial height without a life jacket, you should __________. jump feet first, holding your knees to your chest hold your arms firmly at your sides and jump feet first dive head first, using your hands to break the surface of the water jump feet first, covering your nose and mouth with one hand and grasping the opposing upper arm with the other Abandon Ship Procedures
A If you must enter water on which there is an oil fire, you should __________. enter the water on the windward side of the vessel protect your life preserver by holding it above your head wear very light clothing keep both hands in front of your face to break the water surface when diving head first Abandon Ship Procedures
A If you have to jump in the water when abandoning ship, your legs should be __________. extended straight down and crossed at the ankles in a kneeling position spread apart as far as possible held as tightly against your chest as possible Abandon Ship Procedures
D When a ship is abandoned and there are several liferafts in the water, one of the FIRST things to be done is __________. transfer all the injured to one raft separate the rafts as much as possible to increase chances of detection transfer all supplies to one raft secure the rafts together to keep them from drifting apart Abandon Ship Procedures
A When abandoning ship, after launching the motor lifeboat you should __________. stay in the immediate area plot a course for the nearest land go in one direction until fuel runs out take a vote on which direction you should go Abandon Ship Procedures
D If you have to abandon ship, and enter a liferaft, your main course of action should be to __________. head for the closest sea-lanes head for the closest land get a majority opinion remain in the vicinity of the sinking vessel Abandon Ship Procedures
A Your ship is sinking rapidly. A container containing an inflatable liferaft has bobbed to the surface upon functioning of the hydrostatic release. Which action should you take? Take no action because the painter will cause the liferaft to inflate and open the container. Swim away from the container so you will not be in danger as it goes down. Cut the painter line so it will not pull the liferaft container down. Manually open the container and inflate the liferaft with the hand pump. Abandon Ship Procedures
D The abandon ship signal is __________. a continuous ringing of general alarm bells for at least 10 seconds a continuous sounding of the ship's whistle a continuous ringing of the general alarm, and sounding of the ship's whistle more than 6 short blasts and 1 long blast of the ship's whistle and the same signal on the general alarm bells Abandon Ship Procedures
B The sea painter of a rescue boat should be led __________. to the foremost point on the vessel forward and outboard of all obstructions forward and inboard of all obstructions up and down from the main deck Abandon Ship Procedures
B Provided every effort is made to preserve body moisture content by avoiding perspiration, how long is it normally possible to survive without water? Up to 3 days 8 to 12 days 15 to 20 days 25 to 30 days Abandon Ship Procedures
C What should you do, following the launching of the survival craft, in an abandon ship scenario? go in one direction until fuel runs out take a vote on the direction in which to go stay in the immediate area plot a course for the nearest land Abandon Ship Procedures
B What should you do, if help has not arrived in 10-12 hours, after having abandoned your vessel in a survival craft? take a vote on the direction in which to go shutdown the engines and put out the sea anchor plot course for the nearest land go in one direction until the fuel runs out Abandon Ship Procedures
A Which step should normally be taken FIRST by those who have boarded a liferaft in an emergency? Take anti-seasickness pills, if available. Ration food and water supplies. Check pyrotechnic supplies. Determine position and closest point of land. Abandon Ship Procedures
D If you wear extra clothing when entering the water after abandoning ship it will __________. weigh you down make it more difficult to breathe reduce your body heat preserve body heat Abandon Ship Procedures
C If more than one liferaft is manned after the vessel has sunk, __________. the possibility of a search aircraft finding you is increased by spreading out reduce the number of liferafts by getting as many people as possible into as few rafts as possible tie each of the rafts together and try to stay in a single group each raft should go in a different direction in search of land Abandon Ship Procedures
B All personnel should be familiar with the lifeboats __________. maintenance schedule boarding and operating procedures navigational systems fuel consumption rates Abandon Ship Procedures
C During an abandonment or drill, the first person to arrive at the survival craft should __________. activate the emergency release handle open the doors and start the sprinkler system open the doors and prepare the craft for boarding pass out food and water to personnel Abandon Ship Procedures
B Provided every effort is used to produce, as well as preserve body moisture content by avoiding perspiration, how long is it normally possible to survive without stored quantities of water? Up to 3 days 8 to 14 days 15 to 20 days 25 to 30 days Abandon Ship Procedures
B If your liferaft is to leeward of a fire on the water, you should FIRST __________. get out of the raft and swim to safety cut the line to the sea anchor paddle away from the fire splash water over the liferaft to cool it Abandon Ship Procedures
D You have abandoned ship and are in an inflatable raft that has just inflated. You hear a continuous hissing coming from a fitting in a buoyancy tube. What is the cause of this? The saltwater is activating the batteries of the marker lights on the canopy. A deflation plug is partially open allowing the escape of CO2. The inflation pump is in automatic operation to keep the tubes fully inflated. Excess inflation pressure is bleeding off and should soon stop. Abandon Ship Procedures
D You have just abandoned ship and boarded a raft. After the raft is completely inflated you hear a whistling noise coming from a safety valve. You should __________. remove the safety valve and replace it with a soft patch unscrew the deflation plugs plug the safety valve not become alarmed unless it continues for a long period of time Abandon Ship Procedures
A If more than one raft is manned after the vessel has sunk, you should __________. tie the rafts together and try to stay in a single group reduce the number of rafts by getting as many people as possible into as few rafts as possible spread out to increase the possibility of a search aircraft finding you go in a different direction in search of land Abandon Ship Procedures
D If you are forced to abandon ship in a liferaft, your course of action should be to __________. head for the nearest land let the persons in the boat vote on what to do head for the closest sea-lanes remain in the immediate vicinity Abandon Ship Procedures
B If, for any reason, it is necessary to abandon ship while far out at sea, it is important that the crew members should __________. immediately head for the nearest land remain together in the area because rescuers will start searching at the vessel's last known position separate from each other as this will increase the chances of being rescued get away from the area because sharks will be attracted to the vessel Abandon Ship Procedures
B If you are forced to abandon ship in a lifeboat, you should __________. head for the nearest land remain in the immediate vicinity head for the closest sea-lanes vote on what to do, so all hands will have a part in the decision Abandon Ship Procedures
B After abandoning ship, you should deploy the sea anchor from a liferaft to __________. navigate against the current stay in the general location keep the liferaft from capsizing keep personnel from getting seasick Abandon Ship Procedures
D If there are a number of survivors in the water after abandoning ship, they should __________. send the strongest swimmer to shore for assistance tie themselves to the unit so they won't drift with the current form a raft by lashing their life preservers together form a small circular group to create a warmer pocket of water in the center of the circle Abandon Ship Procedures
B To keep injured survivors warm in the water after abandoning ship, they should __________. remove their life preservers and hold on to the uninjured survivors float on their backs with their arms extended for maximum exposure to the air sip water at intervals of fifteen minutes be placed in the middle of a small circle formed by the other survivors in the water Abandon Ship Procedures
A If help has not arrived in 10-12 hours after you abandon ship in a lifeboat, you should __________. shut down the engines and set the sea anchor go in one direction until the fuel runs out take a vote on which direction you should go plot course for the nearest land Abandon Ship Procedures
C Immediately after abandoning a vessel, lookouts should be posted aboard liferafts to look for __________. bad weather food and water survivors in the water land Abandon Ship Procedures
A What is one of the FIRST things you would do on boarding an inflatable liferaft? Pick up other survivors. Open equipment pack. Issue anti-seasickness medicine. Post a lookout. Abandon Ship Procedures
B You have abandoned your vessel. You are in a liferaft and have cleared away from your vessel. One of your FIRST actions should be to __________. identify the person in charge of liferaft search for survivors prepare and use radio equipment take measures to maintain morale Abandon Ship Procedures
B You have hand launched an inflatable liferaft. What should be one of your FIRST actions after all persons have boarded the liferaft? Open the equipment pack. Cut the sea painter and clear the vessel. Decide on food and water rations. Inflate the liferaft floor. Abandon Ship Procedures
A After abandoning ship which action should be taken IMMEDIATELY upon entering a liferaft? Get clear of the ship. Open equipment pack. Dry the liferaft floor and inflate. Issue anti-seasickness medicine. Abandon Ship Procedures
C You have abandoned ship in rough weather. After picking up other survivors in your liferaft, what should you do next? Top up the buoyancy tubes. Decide on food and water rations. Close up the entrances. Prepare for the arrival of rescue units. Abandon Ship Procedures
D What is one of the FIRST actions you should take after abandoning and clearing away from a vessel? Arrange watches and duties. Prepare for arrival of rescue units. Gather up useful floating objects. Identify the person in charge. Abandon Ship Procedures
B You board an inflatable liferaft that has been hand launched from a sinking vessel. What should you do FIRST after everyone is onboard the liferaft? Ventilate the liferaft of CO2. Cut the painter. Open the equipment pack. Operate the radio equipment. Abandon Ship Procedures
D You have abandoned ship and are in charge of a liferaft. How much water per day should you permit each occupant to drink after the first 24 hours? 1 quart 1 can 1 gallon 1 pint Abandon Ship Procedures
C Once you have established the daily ration of drinking water in a survival situation, how should you drink it? Small sips only after sunset Small sips at regular intervals during the day One-third the daily ration three times daily The complete daily ration at one time during the day Abandon Ship Procedures
D If you must swim through an oil fire, you should NOT __________. cover eyes with one hand when entering the water enter the water feet first wear as much clothing as possible swim with the wind Abandon Ship Procedures
D You have abandoned ship in tropical waters. Which procedure(s) should be used during a prolonged period in a raft? Get plenty of rest. Wet clothes during the day to decrease perspiration. Keep the entrance curtains open. All of the above. Abandon Ship Procedures
B When should you first have any food or water after boarding a lifeboat or liferaft? After 12 hours After 24 hours Within 48 hours Some food and water should be consumed immediately and then not until 48 hours later. Abandon Ship Procedures
B After abandoning a vessel, water that is consumed within the first 24 hours will __________. help to prevent seasickness pass through the body with little absorbed by the system help to prevent fatigue quench thirst for only 2 hours Abandon Ship Procedures
D In the first 24 hours after abandoning a vessel, water should be given only to personnel who are __________. thirsty awake wet sick or injured Abandon Ship Procedures
A Which statement concerning the sources of drinking water is FALSE? Fresh water may be obtained from fish. Lifeboat covers or canopies should be washed with rain before drinking water is collected. Fresh water may be collected from condensation inside the liferaft. Seawater should never be consumed. Abandon Ship Procedures
D When collecting condensation for drinking water, __________. it should be strained through a finely woven cloth only condensation on the bottom of the canopy should be collected chlorine tablets should be used to make it drinkable a sponge used to mop up and store condensation must be kept salt free Abandon Ship Procedures
A The most important reason for taking anti-seasickness pills as soon as possible after entering a life raft is to __________. prevent loss of body moisture by vomiting reduce appetite by decreasing nausea assist in sleeping prevent impaired judgment due to motion-induced deliriousness Abandon Ship Procedures
C When using the rain water collection tubes on a liferaft, the first collection should be __________. passed around so all can drink used to boil food poured overboard because of salt washed off the canopy saved to be used at a later time Abandon Ship Procedures
A Seawater may be used for drinking __________. under no conditions at a maximum rate of two ounces per day after mixing with an equal quantity of fresh water if gathered during or immediately after a hard rain Abandon Ship Procedures
A Drinking salt water will __________. dehydrate you be safe if mixed with fresh water protect against heat camps prevent seasickness Abandon Ship Procedures
B You have abandoned ship and are in charge of a liferaft or survival craft. How much water per day should you permit each person to have after the first 24 hours? 1 quart 1 pint 1 gallon 1 can Abandon Ship Procedures
B If you are forced to abandon ship in a rescue boat, you should __________. vote on what to do, so all hands will have a part in the decision remain in the immediate vicinity head for the closest sea-lanes head for the nearest land Abandon Ship Procedures
B If help has not arrived in 10-12 hours after abandoning a vessel in a rescue boat, you should __________. steer a course for the nearest land shut down the engines if installed and put out the sea anchor go in one direction until the fuel runs out steer a course for the nearest sea lane Abandon Ship Procedures
B The AMVER system requires __________. sailing plans to be sent before departure a position report within 24 hours of departure more frequent reports in heavy weather arrival reports to be sent within 8 hours of arrival AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D What correctly expresses the time of 1122 (ZD +6) on 6 April 1981, for use in an AMVER report? 06 1122 ZD+6 G1722 06APR81 1122Z6 06APR 061722Z AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
A Your voyage planning indicates you will arrive at a waypoint in longitude 4916.3'E at 0947 ZT on 3 March 1988. How should this date be entered into an AMVER report? 030647Z MAR 030947C MAR 3094703 06470303Z AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
C Your voyage planning indicates you will arrive at a waypoint in longitude 14916.3'E at 0947 ZT on 3 March 1988. How should this date be entered into an AMVER report? 094703K 234703Z 022347Z 030947K MAR AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D Your voyage planning indicates you will arrive at a waypoint in longitude 14916.3'W at 0947 ZT on 3 March 1988. How should this date be entered into an AMVER report? 03MAR1947Z 031947 88 030947W 031947Z AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
C Your voyage planning indicates you will arrive at a waypoint in longitude 4916.3 W at 0947 ZT on 3 March 1988. How should this date be entered into an AMVER report? 309473 124733 MAR 031247Z 030947P AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
A Which of the following statements relating to AMVER (Automated Mutual-assistance Vessel Rescue) is TRUE? There is no cost to the ship or owner for messages sent within the AMVER system. The AMVER system does not reduce the time lost for vessels responding to calls for assistance. An AMVER participant is not relieved of the obligation to give 24 hour advance notice to the U.S. Coast Guard before entering a U.S. port from offshore. An AMVER participant is under greater obligation to render assistance to a vessel in distress than a non-participant. AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
C After the initial AMVER Position Report, sent by a vessel sailing foreign, subsequent Position Reports must be sent no less frequently than every __________. 24 hours 36 hours 48 hours Monday, Wednesday, and Friday AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
B The first AMVER position report must be sent within how many hours of departure? 12 24 36 48 AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
B The Sailing Plan, required by vessels participating in AMVER, must be sent __________. within 12 hours of departure within a few hours before or after departure within 24 hours of departure prior to departure AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
B Which statement about AMVER reports is TRUE? In the body of the sailing plan report, the letter G is used to indicate a great circle course. There are four different message reports in the AMVER system. Distress messages should be sent to the AMVER center. The sailing plan may be sent in any reasonable time before departure, but not later than 12 hours after departure. AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D What entry would NOT be shown on the V line of an AMVER report? NURSE NONE MD MED TECH AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
C What entry would NOT be shown on the V line of an AMVER report? MD PA MT NURSE AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
C How should latitude 5418.9'N be written when preparing an AMVER report? 0543N 54N 5419N 54.3N AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
B How should longitude 11654.9'E be written when preparing an AMVER report? 117E 11655E Q1169 116.9E AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D How should longitude 11956.3'W be written when preparing an AMVER report? 119.9W V19.9 120W 11956W AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D How should longitude 11624.3'W be written when preparing an AMVER report? 116.4W 116W 11624.3W 11624W AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
C How should latitude 5148.7'S be written when preparing an AMVER report? 52S 51.8S 5149S 0578S AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D What is the report identifier code for an AMVER deviation report? PR FR DV DR AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D What is the report identifier code for the first AMVER report sent at the start of a voyage? PR DP DR SP AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
A AMVER is a system which provides __________. position reporting service weather information navigational information satellite communications AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
A The AMVER system for vessels in the Gulf of Mexico is administered by the __________. U.S. Coast Guard Department of Energy Corps of Engineers Minerals Management Service AMVER System- International Aeronautical & Maritime Search And Rescue Manual
D When in command of a lifeboat under oars, the command "Backwater" means to __________. complete the stroke, come to "Oars", raise oars smartly to vertical, rest handles on footing, trim blades fore and aft complete stroke, stop rowing, dip blade about halfway into water, hold water to stop the way on the boat lift oars to vertical position, trim blades fore and aft with handles resting on footings row in astern motion Boat Commands
D If the steersman of your lifeboat gives the command "Way enough", you should __________. complete the stroke, hold your oar out from the boat and level with the water lift your oar to a vertical position dip the blade of your oar into the water and leave it there complete the stroke, raise your oar slightly, swing it forward, and place it in the boat Boat Commands
B The command "Oars" means to __________. lift the oars to a vertical position complete the stroke and bring the oars horizontal, blades feathered place the oars in the boat with blades forward place the oars in the rowlocks directly from the boated position Boat Commands
A The boat command that means complete the stroke and level the oars horizontally with the blades trimmed fore and aft is __________. "Oars" "Up oars" "Hold water" "Way enough" Boat Commands
B If the coxswain of your lifeboat gives the command "Hold water" you should __________. complete the stroke and hold the oar out of the water dip the blade of your oar into the water vertically and hold it perpendicular to the keel line complete the stroke, raise your oar slightly, swinging the oar slightly forward, and place it in the boat lift the oar in a vertical position Boat Commands
C Lines passed around the falls to hold the boat while passengers are boarding are __________. tripping lines life lines frapping lines tricing lines Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A In illustration D011SA below, what does the item labeled number (1) operate? Fleming gear McCluny hook sea painter releasing gear Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B A right-handed propeller will cause the survival craft to __________. run faster than a left-handed propeller walk the stern to port in reverse walk the stern to starboard in reverse right itself if capsized Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B A sea anchor is __________. a heavy anchor with an extra long line used to anchor in deep water a cone shaped bag used to slow down the wind drift effect a pad eye to which the sea painter is made fast made of wood if it is of an approved type Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B The sea painter is secured in the lifeboat by __________. an eye splice placed over one of the hooks of the releasing gear a turn around a forward thwart with a toggle pin thru the eye a knot around a thwart All of the above. Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B The sea painter of a lifeboat should be secured __________. to the bow of the lifeboat to an inboard thwart in the forward one-third of the boat anywhere along the inboard side of the boat as close as possible to amidships of the lifeboat Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D In illustration D016SA below, the line indicated by number 4 is connected to which of the following? releasing gear Fleming gear sea painter McCluny hook Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C At a speed of 6 knots the fuel aboard a survival craft should last __________. 8 hours 12 hours 24 hours 48 hours Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B In illustration D012SA below, what will be released when pulling on line number 5? Gripes Tricing pendant Frapping line Lifeboat Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C The lever shown in illustration D013SA below is operated when a lifeboat is which of the following positions? at the embarkation deck in the secured position waterborne being lowered to sea level Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B In illustration D016SA below, what number indicates the frapping line? 1 2 3 4 Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C In illustration D012SA below, what is the mechanism that will release the tricing pendant? a quick release lever a 3/4" shackle the McCluny hook the fore and aft gripes Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B When a sea anchor for a lifeboat is properly rigged, it will __________. prevent the lifeboat from pitching help to prevent broaching completely stop the lifeboat from drifting None of the above Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B When you stream a sea anchor, you should make sure that the holding line is __________. short enough to cause the pull to be downward long enough to cause the pull to be more horizontal than downward short enough to avoid tangling long enough to reach bottom Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A What is the purpose of limber holes? To allow water in the bilge to get to the boat drain To allow for stress and strain in rough waters To allow for air circulation To allow water in the boat to drain overboard Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D Aluminum lifeboats are subject to damage by electrolytic corrosion (the aluminum being eaten away). In working around boats of aluminum you must be very careful __________. to keep the boats covered at all times to rinse these boats regularly with salt water to keep an electric charge on the hull at all times not to leave steel or iron tools lying in or near these boats Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B In order to prevent galvanic corrosion, an aluminum boat must be insulated from the davits and gripes. Which of the following is acceptable as an insulator? Sponge rubber Hard rubber Canvas Leather Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B Stretchers are fitted in lifeboats to provide a __________. means for rigging the sail place for rowers to brace their feet suitable means for water to drain below the footings place for people to lie down Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A The grab rail of a metal lifeboat is normally located __________. along the turn of the bilge at the bow and at the stern near the top of the gunwale along each side of the keel Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C The purpose of air tanks in a lifeboat is to __________. add strength to the boat make the boat float higher keep the boat afloat if flooded provide a stowage place for provisions Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D The tops of the thwarts, side benches, and the footings of a lifeboat are painted which color? White Red Yellow International orange Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D In painting a lifeboat following its overhaul, which parts must be painted bright red? the thwarts the top 2-1/2 inches of each side the fuel tanks the releasing gear lever Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D In order for the automatic lifeboat drain to operate properly __________. the cap should be removed to drain the boat when it is waterborne there is an automatic ball check located in a siphon tube the small lever to release the rubber ball float must be turned counterclockwise the cage must be free of rubbish or the ball may not seat properly Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D A person referring to the stern sheets of a lifeboat is speaking of __________. the emergency rudder the line attached to the tack of the lugsail a canvas awning the aftermost seating Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A Frapping lines __________. reduce the swinging of the lifeboat at the embarkation level secure the lifeboat in the davits when in the stowed position bring the lifeboat close alongside the rail in the embarkation position give the occupants a safety line when the boat is being lowered from the embarkation level Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B What is TRUE concerning frapping lines? They are normally attached to the davit span. They are used to steady a lifeboat when lowered. They are needed only on radial davits. They are used to clear the puddings. Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C The tricing pendants should be released __________. after the boat is afloat before the gripes are removed after loading the passengers before loading the passengers Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B The purpose of the tricing pendants is to __________. control the fore and aft motion of a lifeboat during lowering hold a lifeboat next to the embarkation deck while loading provide suspensions for the manropes control the outboard swing of a lifeboat during lowering Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C On open lifeboats, the purpose of the wire stretched between the davit heads is to __________. keep the movement of the davits at the same speed keep the davits from slipping when they are in the stowed position support the manropes prevent vibration during lowering of the boat Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B Blocks and falls used as lifeboat gear must be designed with a minimum safety factor of __________. 4, based on the breaking strength 6, based on the maximum working load 5, based on the maximum allowable stress 8, based on the normal working load Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B Which statement is TRUE concerning lifeboat gripes? They must be released by freeing a safety shackle. They may be adjusted by a turnbuckle. They should not be released until the boat is in lowering position. They are normally used only with radial davits. Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A When using a hand held smoke signal from a lifeboat, you should activate the signal __________. on the downwind side on the upwind side at the stern inside the boat Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C Which item of lifeboat equipment would be most suitable for night signaling to a ship on the horizon? A lantern A flashlight A red parachute flare A red hand-held flare Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B The painter which is to be attached to the thwart of a lifeboat should __________. be fitted with a swivel and quick-releasing pelican hook have a long eye splice at the end, and a hardwood toggle should be attached to the thwart with a lanyard be fitted at the end with an approved safety shackle have a long eye splice at the end, and a shackle and pin should be attached to the painter with a lanyard Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A In an open lifeboat, the lifeboat compass is usually __________. placed in a fixed bracket when being used permanently mounted on the lifeboat's centerline clamped to any position convenient for the coxswain to see it mounted in the center of the boat to eliminate deviation Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A Where should Lifeboat hatchets be kept? secured at each end of the boat with a lanyard kept next to the boat coxswain kept in the emergency locker on the ship and brought to the lifeboat when needed kept in a locker Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D Which represents the appropriate time for setting off distress flares and rockets? Immediately upon abandoning the vessel At half hour intervals At one hour intervals Only when there is a chance of their being seen by rescue vessels Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D When you are firing a pyrotechnic distress signal, it should be aimed at __________. straight overhead at the vessel whose attention you are trying to get into the wind about 60 degrees above the horizon Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D When the survival craft is supplied with bottles of compressed air, they are used for __________. priming the sprinkler system filling the self righting bags additional flotation an air supply for personnel Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A When inspecting a survival craft, you should check to make sure that the __________. hydraulic pressure is within the specified range steering controls are locked sea anchor is deployed hydraulic starting system has been drained Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A The backup system on an electric start survival craft is a __________. hand crank pneumatic system hydraulic system spare battery Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D The air cylinder bottles in the survival craft should be refilled with __________. nitrogen oxygen nitrogen and oxygen compressed air Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D With the sprinkler system and air system on and all hatches shut, the survival craft will provide protection from a __________. hurricane drop greater than 10 feet nuclear environment fire and toxic environment Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A The survival capsule is manufactured with fire retardant __________. fiberglass marine plywood foam steel Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D Aboard a survival craft, ether can be used to __________. prime the air supply prime the sprinkler system aid in helping personnel breathe start the engine in cold weather Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D If the engine of a survival craft does not start, check to see __________. if the air supply system is open if the limit switch is on if the water sprinkler system is open that the fuel valve is open Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A The survival craft's engine is fueled with __________. diesel oil liquefied gas kerosene unleaded gasoline Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B Motor-propelled lifeboats are required to be fitted with which of the following? An air starter on the diesel engine Compartments for the storage of canned drinking water Ballast tanks to prevent the boat from capsizing Auxiliary mechanical propulsion (Fleming gear) Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C The engine in a covered lifeboat is fueled with __________. liquefied gas leaded gasoline diesel oil unleaded gasoline Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D What is NOT a function of the air supply of a covered lifeboat? Provides air for engine combustion Prevents smoke and other noxious fumes from entering craft Provides air for passenger respiration Pressurizes water spray system Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C With the air supply on, the air pressure in an enclosed lifeboat will be __________. changing in relation to the speed of the craft equal to outside air pressure greater than outside air pressure less than outside air pressure Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D When operating the air supply system in a covered lifeboat the __________. engine should be shut off air cylinder shut-off valve should be closed fuel supply valve should be closed hatches, doors, and oar ports should be closed Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
D Most lifeboats are equipped with __________. contraguide rudders straight rudders balanced rudders unbalanced rudders Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
C The sprinkler system of an enclosed lifeboat is used to __________. spray oil on the sea to calm it cool the engine cool the craft in a fire spray personnel during a fire Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A The purpose of a water spray system on a covered lifeboat is to __________. keep the lifeboat from reaching combustion temperature while operating in a fire cool the lifeboat engine keep the lifeboat warm in a cold climate by applying heated water spray from the engine to the boat put out a fire inside the lifeboat Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
A Which statement is TRUE concerning distress signals in a lifeboat? Hand held flares and orange smoke signals are required. If hand-held rocket-propelled parachute flares are provided, they are the only distress signals required. A Very pistol with twelve flares is required. Two hand-held smoke signals shall be provided. Boat Equipment ( Signaling Safety, Lifesaving)
B The length of the steering oar in a lifeboat is __________. the same length as the rowing oars longer than the rowing oars shorter than the rowing oars unrelated to the length of the rowing oars Boats, Oars, H.p., Rudder, Construction
B The steering oar in a lifeboat is __________. used for the stroke oar longer than the others and should be lashed to the stern shorter than the others used by the forward man in the boat to direct the bow Boats, Oars, H.p., Rudder, Construction
D A sweep oar is an oar that is __________. generally shorter than the others and is used to steer with is longer than the others and is used as the stroke oar is raised in the bow of the boat for the steersman to steer by longer than the others used for steering Boats, Oars, H.p., Rudder, Construction
C The steering oar in a lifeboat is usually referred to as the __________. becket oar bumpkin oar sweep oar stroke oar Boats, Oars, H.p., Rudder, Construction
C What should be used to steer an open lifeboat if the rudder becomes lost or damaged? Sea anchor Spare rudder Steering oar Daggerboard Boats, Oars, H.p., Rudder, Construction
A Your vessel has lifeboats on both sides. Lifeboat No. 2 is located __________. forward of lifeboat No. 4 on the port side forward of lifeboat No. 4 on the starboard side aft of lifeboat No. 1 on the starboard side All of the above. Components & Equipment
A Number 3 lifeboat would be __________. behind boat number 1 on the starboard side the forward boat on the starboard side behind boat number 2 on the port side behind boat number 1 on the port side Components & Equipment
D The number 2 lifeboat on a tanker would be __________. abaft no.1 lifeboat starboard side abaft no.1 lifeboat port side forwardmost on the starboard side forwardmost on the port side Components & Equipment
C When backing a motor propelled lifeboat (right-hand propeller) with the rudder amidships, the stern will back __________. to starboard straight to port None of the above Components & Equipment
C Spreading oil on the open sea has the effect of __________. lengthening the distance between successive crests increasing the height of the seas preventing the wave crests from breaking diminishing the height of the seas Components & Equipment
B When a sea anchor is used in landing stern first in a heavy surf, sternway is checked by __________. towing the apex end forward with the tripping line slacking the tripping line and towing the sea anchor by the holding line towing with the tripping line and leaving the holding line slack slacking the tripping line and towing the sea anchor from the stern Components & Equipment
D You are in a lifeboat in a heavy sea. Your boat is dead in the water and unable to make way. To prevent broaching, you should __________. put out the sea painter fill the bottom of the boat with about one foot of water to make it ride better take no action, broaching is recommended in a heavy sea put out the sea anchor Components & Equipment
C In heavy seas the helmsman should steer the survival craft __________. in the same direction as the seas in a series of figure-eights into the seas broadside to the seas Components & Equipment
D Steering a motor lifeboat broadside to the sea could cause it to __________. sink run smoother run faster capsize Components & Equipment
D When using the lifeboat compass, you must be careful to __________. apply the correction for compass error set it on the centerline of the boat keep metal objects away from it All of the above. Components & Equipment
C If water is rising in the bilge of a survival craft, you should first __________. abandon the survival craft check for cracks in the hull check the bilge drain plug shift all personnel to the stern Components & Equipment
B If water is rising in the bilge of a lifeboat, you should FIRST __________. abandon the survival craft check the bilge drain plug shift all personnel to the stern check for cracks in the hull Components & Equipment
B A self-righting survival craft will return to an upright position provided that all personnel __________. are to shift to one side to right it are seated with seat belts on and doors shut are seated with seat belts on and doors open escape from the craft Components & Equipment
A The purpose for the bag or box on top of some survival craft is to __________. right the craft in case of capsizing increase area for radar detection act as a sail in case of a power loss steady the craft in heavy seas Components & Equipment
A To disengage a survival craft suspended from the cable above the water, you must pull the safety pin and __________. pull the hook release handle and use the ratchet bar use the ratchet bar and depress the retainer pull the hook release handle and depress the retainer pull the hook release handle Components & Equipment
C If there are no alternatives for escape, what is the maximum height that the survival craft could be dropped into the water? 2 ft. 6 ft. 10 ft. 14 ft. Components & Equipment
D Steering a motor lifeboat broadside to the sea could cause it to __________. run faster run smoother sink capsize Components & Equipment
C In heavy seas the helmsman should steer the survival craft __________. in a series of figure-eights in the same direction as the seas into the seas broadside to the seas Components & Equipment
C During the towing of a survival craft, a lookout should be on station to __________. check the water level in the bilge look for food and water release the towline in an emergency help the helmsman steer Components & Equipment
D Before hydraulic starting of an engine on a covered lifeboat, what need NOT be checked? Fuel supply line valve Pressure registered on the accumulator gauge Engine stop control Cold-spark voltage readings test lamp Components & Equipment
C Why are lifeboats usually double-enders? They require less space for stowing aboard ship. There is no particular reason for this. They are more seaworthy and less likely to be swamped or broach to. They can go forward and backward more easily. Components & Equipment
D The bottom row of plating next to the keel of a lifeboat is known as the __________. bilge strake keel rib sheer strake garboard strake Components & Equipment
C Your vessel is equipped with totally enclosed lifeboats. Which statement is TRUE when the boat is enveloped in flames? The ventilators will automatically close by the action of fusible links. The motor takes its air supply from outside the lifeboat to prevent asphyxiation of the crew. An air tank will provide about ten minutes of air for the survivors and the engine. A water spray system to cool the outside of the boat is operated by a high-volume manual pump. Components & Equipment
D Most enclosed lifeboats will right themselves after capsizing IF the __________. lower ballast tanks are filled with water sea anchor is deployed to windward fuel tanks are not less than half full passengers are strapped to their seats Components & Equipment
C What is the purpose of the limit switch on gravity davits? To stop the davits from going too fast To cut off the power when the davits hit the track safety stops To cut off the power when the davits are about 12 inches or more from the track safety stops None of the above Davits and Appurtenances
B Limit switches are used on which davits? Sheath-screw davits Gravity davits Quadrantal davits Radial davits Davits and Appurtenances
D After the boat is at the top of the davit heads, the davit arms begin moving up the tracks and are stopped by the __________. hoist man preventer bar brake handle limit switch Davits and Appurtenances
C Limit switches __________. control the descent rate of a lifeboat control the ascent rate of a lifeboat cut off power to the winch when the lifeboat nears the final stowed position cut off power to the winch when the lifeboat reaches the davit bumpers Davits and Appurtenances
A You will find a limit switch on a __________. gravity davit radial davit sheath-screw davit liferaft cradle Davits and Appurtenances
B Limit switches on gravity davits should be tested by __________. the engineers, from a panel in the engine room pushing the switch lever arm while the winch is running shutting off the current to the winch All of the above. Davits and Appurtenances
C In illustration D008SA below, what type of davits are displayed? round-bar davits quadrantal davits gravity davits radial davits Davits and Appurtenances
B While cranking out a quadrantal davit, slippage of the quadrant due to excessive wear or failure of the teeth in the quadrant will cause the __________. limit switch to engage and hold the traveling nut in position davit arm to pivot on the traveling nut and the head to fall outboard traveling nut to lock up in place on the worm gear winch brake to lock in position and prevent lowering the boat Davits and Appurtenances
D What is required to launch a boat stowed in a crescent davit? Hoist the boat clear of the cradle. Release the outboard part of the cradle. Rig the tricing lines. Crank the crescent out. Davits and Appurtenances
C Each open lifeboat carried on a vessel on an international voyage must have __________. a mast and a sail hand-propelling gear a davit span with at least 2 lifelines a motor Davits and Appurtenances
A Which type of davit is not considered to be a mechanical davit? Radial Crescent Sheath-screw boom Quadrantal Davits and Appurtenances
B The lifeboats on your vessel are stowed on cradles on deck and are handled by sheath-screw boom davits. Which of the following statements about launching a boat is TRUE? The boat should be hoisted a few inches clear of the cradle before cranking out the davits. The outboard section of the cradle must be released. The inboard gripes should be cast off before the outboard gripes. The tricing pendants will automatically bring the boat alongside at the embarkation deck. Davits and Appurtenances
D A mechanical davit is designed to automatically __________. position the boat at the embarkation station set the brake on the winch energize the winch for the falls lift the boat off the inboard chocks Davits and Appurtenances
B Many sheath-screw davits have markings to indicate the maximum angle to which they should be cranked out. If the angle is exceeded, the davit __________. will not automatically position the boat at the embarkation station screw may come out of the sheath may jam against the stops will chafe against the falls and may cause their failure Davits and Appurtenances
C Your vessel is equipped with mechanical davits. When stowing the lifeboat after a drill while underway, you should __________. leave the tricing pendants slack leave the outboard part of the cradle in the down position ensure the falls are taut secure the inboard gripes only Davits and Appurtenances
B The boat is stowed on the davit rather than on a cradle with which type of davit? Sheath-screw boom Crescent Radial Quadrantal Davits and Appurtenances
B What is the accepted standard for wire rope falls used in connection with the lifeboat gear? Six by seven galvanized wire rope Six by nineteen regular-lay filler wire rope Six by twenty-four improved plow steel wire rope Six by thirty-seven preformed fiber-core wire rope Davits and Appurtenances
C Frapping lines are fitted to lifeboat davits to __________. hold the lifeboat to the ship's side until the tricing lines are passed secure the lifeboat in the davits when in the stowed position reduce the swinging of the lifeboat as it is being lowered from the embarkation level be used as a safety line in an emergency Davits and Appurtenances
A The falls on gravity davits are __________. wire nylon manila All of the above. Davits and Appurtenances
A The type of davit on which you must turn a crank in order to swing the lifeboat out over the ship's side is a __________. sheath-screw davit gravity davit radial davit bruckner davit Davits and Appurtenances
C The most common type of davit found on merchant vessels today is the __________. quadrantal radial gravity sheath-screw Davits and Appurtenances
C On which type davit does the davit head stay at the same height? Gravity Quadrantal Radial Sheath-screw Davits and Appurtenances
D Which davit type may be operated by one person? Radial Quadrantal Sheath-screw Gravity Davits and Appurtenances
B The maximum speed of lowering for a lifeboat on gravity davits is controlled by the __________. position of the counterweight on the brake handle governor brake limit switches emergency disconnect switch Davits and Appurtenances
A When operating gravity davits, the __________. davits should always be hand cranked the last 12 inches into the final stowed position gripes should be released after the boat is moving tricing pendant should be tripped prior to releasing the gripes boats are generally lowered by surging the falls around cruciform bitts Davits and Appurtenances
D What could be a result of insufficient lubrication of lifeboat winches and davits? Moisture accumulation in winch motor damaging the electrical wiring Corroding of sheaves on the davits so they will not rotate Freezing of gears in cold weather All of the above. Davits and Appurtenances
D According to the SOLAS regulations, lifeboat falls must be renewed at intervals of how many years? 2.5 3 4 5 Davits and Appurtenances
C According to the regulations for lifeboat falls, which action must be taken at 30-month intervals? Inspected Weight tested End-for-ended Renewed Davits and Appurtenances
A The pivot pin at the base of a sheath-screw boom davit must be __________. periodically removed for inspection and lubricated replaced at each inspection for certification in the locked position after the boat is cradled and griped down inserted each time before the booms are cranked out Davits and Appurtenances
D Which item is of the most use in getting a lifeboat away from a moving ship? Fleming Gear The falls Boat hook Sea painter Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A When hoisting a boat on gravity type davits using an electric motor driven winch, the davit arms should be brought up __________. until just before they make contact with the limit switch, and then hand cranked to their final position to their final position with the winch operating at slow speed to the embarkation deck, and then hand cranked to their final position to the bar stop, and then hand cranked to their final position Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D The sea painter of a lifeboat should be led __________. to the foremost point on the ship up and down from the main deck forward and inside of all obstructions forward and outside of all obstructions Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A On a lifeboat equipped with Rottmer-type releasing gear, turning the releasing lever releases __________. both falls at the same time even if the boat has not reached the water the painter the after boat fall only if the boat is waterborne both falls at the same time only if the boat is waterborne Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A How should the lifeboat sea painter be rigged? Secured to the inboard side of a forward thwart and led inboard of the falls Spliced into the ring on the stem post Secured by a toggle around the outboard side of a forward thwart Secured by a toggle to the stem post and led outboard of the falls Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
B When launching a lifeboat, the tricing pennants should be released __________. after the boat is released into the water before the boat is lowered from the embarkation level before the boat is lowered from the stowed position as the boat-fall blocks break clear of the davit head Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
C In launching a lifeboat, when should the tricing pendants be released? Before the boat is lowered from the stowage position As soon as the boat-fall blocks clear the davit head After all people have been embarked After the limit switch is activated Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D When lowering a boat with gravity davits, it will be pulled into the embarkation deck by the __________. falls boat hooks frapping lines tricing pendants Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A Which sequence is correct when launching a lifeboat stowed in gravity davits? Release gripes, lift brake, release tricing pennants Release gripes, turn on emergency disconnect switch, release frapping lines Release tricing pennants, turn on emergency disconnect switch, release frapping lines Operate limit switches, release gripes, lift brake Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D Upon hearing the abandon ship signal, you put on your life jacket and report to your station. After the cover is removed you board your open lifeboat. The FIRST thing to do is to __________. lift the brake handle release the gripes release tricing pendants put the cap on the drain Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A In rough weather, when a ship is able to maneuver, it is best to launch a lifeboat __________. on the lee side with the wind from astern with the wind dead ahead on the windward side Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A Prior to lowering the lifeboat, the most important item to check is the __________. boat plug sail life preservers oars Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A When lowering lifeboats in heavy seas, a good practice is to rig frapping lines __________. with a lead of about 45 degrees to the boat on only the after falls from the falls to the main deck of the vessel on only the forward falls Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A When launching a lifeboat, frapping lines should be rigged __________. at the embarkation deck after the boat is in the water before the gripes are released before the boat is moved from the davits Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A What is the best procedure for picking up a lifeboat at sea while utilizing the lifeboat's sea painter? Place the lifeboat ahead and to leeward of your ship with the wind about broad on the bow of your ship. Place the lifeboat ahead and to windward of your vessel with the wind about broad on the bow of your ship. Place your ship to windward of the lifeboat with the wind on the quarter to allow your ship to drift down to the lifeboat. Place the lifeboat ahead and to windward of your ship with the wind about broad on the quarter of your ship. Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D When picking up a lifeboat at sea with way on the ship, the sea painter should be secured __________. only after the falls have been attached well aft in the lifeboat about amidships in the lifeboat well forward in the lifeboat Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
C In launching a covered lifeboat, what would safely lower the lifeboat from inside the lifeboat cabin? Frapping line Rottmer release Winch remote control wire Tricing line Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
C When landing a lifeboat through heavy surf with a strong current running parallel to the beach (from right to left when facing from seaward) the recommended procedure is to __________. approach slow enough so that the boat can be brought around to meet breaking seas on the bow approach while coming to the left to take advantage of the current rig a drogue with tripping line over the bow, back ashore with drogue tripped between breakers drop an anchor outside the surf line, then pay out anchor line over the bow while the seas carry the boat toward the beach Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
B If you must land on a beach with an oar-propelled lifeboat through a heavy surf, the recommended method is to __________. head directly into the beach by staying between the crests of the waves keep the bow into the seas with the sea anchor out over the bow, and row to meet the breaking waves keep the bow directly in toward the beach, and tow the sea anchor off the stern ride in on the back of a large breaker Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
B You have abandoned ship and find yourself aboard a lifeboat in a heavy sea. Your boat is able to make way through the water. To prevent broaching, you should __________. take no action to prevent broaching as this is a recommended maneuver in a heavy sea head the boat into the swells to take them at a 30 to 40 degree angle on either bow and run as slow as possible without losing steerage place everyone as far forward in the boat as possible to keep the bow heavy put the sea on your stern and run as fast as the boat will go Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D An "on-load" release system on a survival craft means the cable can be released __________. only when there is a load on the cable only when the load is taken off the cable only when activated by the controls at the lowering station at any time Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A The "off-load" release system on a survival craft is designed to be activated __________. when there is no load on the cable when there is a load on the cable when the engine is started only when the doors are closed Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
B If the survival craft is not loaded to full capacity, the personnel should be __________. allowed to sit anywhere loaded equally on both sides with more aft loaded equally on both sides with more forward loaded more on the port side forward Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
C During an abandonment or drill, the first person to arrive at the survival craft should __________. pass out food and water to personnel activate the emergency release handle open the doors and prepare the craft for boarding open the doors and start the sprinkler system Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D When retrieving the survival craft, the winch operator should stop the winch and check __________. the hydraulic fluid level before lifting that all personnel are seated in the craft which way the wind is blowing that the cable has not jumped any grooves on the drum Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
C While retrieving the survival craft, the engine should be stopped __________. on approach to the platform when the cable has been attached when the craft clears the water at the embarkation deck Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
B When retrieving the survival craft, the helmsman should instruct the crewman to __________. take the life preservers off check that hooks are fully locked in place check the fuel level open the doors Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
A Preventer bars are fitted on lifeboat releasing gear to prevent __________. accidental unhooking when the falls become slack the falls from unhooking if the releasing gear is operated accidentally the falls from rehooking after they have been released operation of the release lever until the boat is waterborne Launching, Recovery, Maneuvering
D Line throwing equipment should NOT be operated __________. near a liferaft canister during a rain storm by other than credentialed officers in an explosive atmosphere Line Throwing Equipment
C Which precaution should be taken when testing a line throwing gun? Wear asbestos gloves. Fire it at an angle of approximately 90 degrees to the horizon. Never remove the line from the rocket. All of the above. Line Throwing Equipment
B What precaution should be taken when testing a line throwing gun? Fire it at an angle of approximately 90 degrees to the horizon. Never remove the line from the rocket. Wear asbestos gloves. All of the above. Line Throwing Equipment
D For the purpose of training and drills, if reasonable and practicable, how frequently should rescue boats be launched with their assigned crew? once a week once a year twice a year once a month Lifesaving regulations
C According to the Lifesaving regulations in Subchapter W, fire and abandon ship drills must be held within 24 hours of leaving port if the percentage of the crew that has not participated in drills aboard that particular vessel in the prior month exceeds __________. 5 (%) 10 (%) 25 (%) 40 (%) Lifesaving regulations
D Lifesaving regulations in Subchapter W require that a fire drill include __________. checking arrangements for abandon ship starting the fire pumps checking the operation of watertight doors All of the above. Lifesaving regulations
C What shall be conducted during a fire and boat drill? Fire pumps shall be started and all exterior outlets opened. All lifeboat equipment shall be examined. All watertight doors in the vicinity of the drill shall be operated. All of the above. Lifesaving regulations
C If passengers are on board when an abandon ship drill is carried out, they should __________. watch go to their quarters take part stay out of the way and do what they want Lifesaving regulations
C All personnel on board a vessel should be familiar with the rescue boat's __________. fuel consumption rates maintenance schedules boarding and operating procedure navigational systems Lifesaving regulations
C While steering by autopilot you notice that the vessel is deviating from the given course and there is no follow up with corrective rudder action to return to the proper heading. The emergency operating procedure should require you to immediately change operation from __________. "control" to "hand" "gyro" to "control" "gyro" to "hand" "hand" to "gyro" Lifesaving regulations
A A situation has occurred in which your vessel must be towed. When the towing vessel passes the towing line to you, you should secure the line __________. to the forward-most bitts to the base of the foremast at the stern to the forward part of the deckhouse Towing
A The vessel shown in illustration D025DG has broken down and you are going to take her in tow. The wind is coming from her starboard beam. You are making more leeway than she. Where should you position your vessel when you start running lines? A B C D Towing
D The vessel shown in illustration D025DG has broken down and you are going to take her in tow. The wind is on her starboard beam. Both vessels are making the same amount of leeway. Where should you position your vessel when you start running lines? A D B C Towing
D The vessel shown in illustration D025DG has broken down and you are going to take her in tow. The wind is on her starboard beam. She is making more leeway than you. Where should you position your vessel when you start running lines? A B C D Towing
B A situation has occurred where it becomes necessary for you to be towed. What action should be taken to prevent your vessel from yawing? Throw excess weight overboard Shift weight to the stern Shift weight to the bow Shift weight to the center of the boat Towing
A If the situation arose where it became necessary to tow a disabled vessel, which statement is TRUE concerning the towing line? There should be a catenary so the line dips into the water. The towing line between the two vessels should be clear of the water. The towing line should be taut at all times between the vessels. None of the above Towing
D You have taken another vessel in tow at sea. You can tell that the towing speed is too fast when the __________. tow line feels like it is "jumping" when touched towed vessel goes "in irons" vessels are not in step catenary comes clear of the water Towing
B You have a large, broken-down vessel in tow with a wire rope and anchor cable towline. Both vessels have made provision for slipping the tow in an emergency; however, unless there are special circumstances __________. the vessel towed should slip first the towing vessel should slip first they should slip simultaneously either vessel may slip first Towing
C You are on a ship that has broken down and are preparing to be taken in tow. You will use your anchor cable as part of the towline. Which statement is TRUE? The anchor cable should be veered enough to allow the towline connection to be immediately astern of the towing vessel. The anchor cable should be veered enough to allow the towline connection to be just forward of your bow. The strain of the tow is taken by the riding pawl, chain stopper, and anchor windlass brake. The anchor cable should be led out through a chock, if possible, to avoid a sharp nip at the hawsepipe lip. Towing
A You are approaching a ship that is broken down and are preparing to take her in tow. BEFORE positioning your vessel to pass the towline, you must __________. compare the rate of drift between the ships install chafing gear on the towline have traveling lizards rigged to guide the towline while it is paid-out secure the bitter end of the towing hawser to prevent loss if the tow is slipped Towing
A You are attempting to take a dead ship in tow. All lines have been passed and secured. How should you get underway? Gradually apply power until catenary almost breaks the water, but keep the catenary in the water. Order minimum turns until the towing hawser is just clear of the water, then reduce speed to that necessary to keep the line clear of the water. Order minimum turns until the towing hawser is taut and then continue at that speed until towing speed is attained. If the towline is properly adjusted and weighted you can order slow or dead slow and the towline will act as a spring to absorb the initial shock. Towing
D Life jackets should be stowed in __________. messrooms locked watertight containers survival craft readily accessible locations Personal Flotation Devices
B Life jackets should be marked with the __________. vessel's home port vessel's name maximum weight allowed stowage space assigned Personal Flotation Devices
B Life jackets should be stowed in __________. messrooms readily accessible locations locked watertight containers survival craft Personal Flotation Devices
D Which statement is TRUE concerning life jackets which are severely damaged? They can be repaired by a reliable seamstress. They can be used for children. They must be tested for buoyancy before being continued in use. They should be replaced. Personal Flotation Devices
C Which statement is TRUE concerning life jackets which are severely damaged? They must be tested for buoyancy before being continued in use. They can be repaired by a reliable seamstress. They should be replaced. They can be used for children. Personal Flotation Devices
D Kapok life jackets should NOT be __________. left on open decks stowed near open flame or where smoking is permitted used as seats, pillows, or foot rests All of the above. Personal Flotation Devices
B Which statement is TRUE concerning life preservers (Type I personal flotation devices)? Buoyant vests may be substituted for life jackets. Life preservers are designed to turn an unconscious person's face clear of the water. Lightly stained or faded life jackets will fail in the water and should not be used. Life preservers must always be worn with the same side facing outwards to float properly. Personal Flotation Devices
A Which statement is TRUE concerning life preservers? Kapok life preservers must have vinyl-covered pad inserts. Life preservers must always be worn with the same side facing outwards. Life preservers are not designed to turn a person's face clear of the water when unconscious. Buoyant vests may be substituted for life preservers. Personal Flotation Devices
C Which statement is TRUE concerning life jackets? Buoyant vests may be substituted for life jackets. Lightly stained or faded life jackets will fail in the water and should not be used. Life jackets are designed to turn an unconscious person's face clear of the water. Life jackets must always be worn with the same side facing outwards to float properly. Personal Flotation Devices
C What is the difference between a Type One PFD life jack and a Type Five PFD work vest? A Type One PFD Life Jacket is designed for cold weather only The work vest has a higher buoyancy rating than a life jacket A work vest will not float an unconscious person face up Life jackets are more comfortable to wear while working the barges Personal Flotation Devices
B An immersion suit should be equipped with a/an __________. whistle and hand held flare whistle, strobe light and reflective tape whistle, hand held flare and sea dye marker air bottle for breathing Survival Suits
B Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE? The suit is flameproof and provides protection to the wearer while swimming through burning oil. The suit must, without assistance, turn an unconscious person's mouth clear of the water within 5 seconds. The suit seals in body heat and provides protection against hypothermia indefinitely. The suit's oil resistance is such that it will be serviceable and be usable after exposure to gasoline or mineral spirits without needing to be specially treated. Survival Suits
C Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE? The suit's oil resistance is such that it will be serviceable and be usable after exposure to gasoline or mineral spirits without needing to be specially treated. The suit is flameproof and provides protection to the wearer while swimming through burning oil. The suit must, without assistance, turn an unconscious person's mouth clear of the water within 5 seconds. The suit seals in body heat and provides protection against hypothermia indefinitely. Survival Suits
C Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE? The immersion suit seals in body heat and provides protection against hypothermia for weeks. The suit will still be serviceable after a brief (2-6 minutes) exposure to flame and burning. The suit must, without assistance, turn an unconscious person's mouth clear of the water within 5 seconds. The collar must be inflated before abandoning ship. Survival Suits
C Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE? The suit is flameproof and provides protection to the wearer while swimming through burning oil. The immersion suit seals in body heat and provides protection against hypothermia for weeks. Prior to abandonment, the suit allows body movement such as walking, climbing a ladder and picking up small objects. The wearer of the suit is severely restricted and requires twice the time to climb a ladder than without the suit. Survival Suits
B Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE? The suit is flameproof and provides protection to the wearer while swimming through burning oil. Prior to abandonment, the suit allows body movement such as walking, climbing a ladder and picking up small objects. The wearer of the suit is severely restricted and requires 1.5 times more time to climb a ladder than without the suit. The immersion suit seals in body heat and provides protection against hypoglycemia for weeks. Survival Suits
B Which statement about immersion suits is TRUE? The suit is flameproof and provides protection to a wearer swimming in burning oil. The suit must, without assistance, turn an unconscious person's mouth clear of the water within 5 seconds. The suit may be stored in a machinery space where the ambient temperature is 160F. The primary color of the suit's exterior may be red, orange or yellow. Survival Suits
D Which is TRUE concerning immersion suits and their use? Only a light layer of clothing may be worn underneath. A puncture in the suit will not appreciably reduce its value. They should be tight fitting. They provide sufficient flotation to do away with the necessity of wearing a life jacket. Survival Suits
C Which is TRUE concerning immersion suits and their use? A puncture in the suit will not appreciably reduce its value. Only a light layer of clothing may be worn underneath. They provide sufficient flotation to do away with the necessity of wearing a life jacket. They should be tight fitting. Survival Suits
B What statement about immersion suits is TRUE? Any tear or leak will render the suit unserviceable and it must be replaced. No stowage container for immersion suits may be capable of being locked. During the annual maintenance, the front zipper should be lubricated using light machine oil or mineral oil. Immersion suits should be worn while performing routine work on deck. Survival Suits
B Which statement concerning immersion suits is TRUE? Immersion suits should be worn while performing routine work on deck. After purchasing, the suit should be stowed in the storage bag in which it was received. Any tear or leak will render the suit unserviceable and it must be replaced. During the annual maintenance, the front zipper should be lubricated using light machine oil or mineral oil. Survival Suits
D You are testing the external inflation bladder on an immersion suit and find it has a very slow leak. Which action should be taken? Replace the suit. Some leakage should be expected and a topping off tube is provided; no other action is necessary. Replace the inflation bladder. Take it out of service and repair in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. Survival Suits
A Which statement concerning immersion suits is TRUE? Immersion suits must have a PFD light attached to the front shoulder area. Small leaks or tears may be repaired using the repair kit packed with the suit. Immersion suits should be worn during routine work on deck to provide maximum protection. After purchasing, the suit should be removed from its storage bag and hung on a hanger where readily accessible. Survival Suits
A How is the external flotation bladder of an immersion suit inflated? It is inflated by blowing through an inflation tube. It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is automatically tripped when the front zipper is at the top of the zipper track. It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is manually tripped. It inflates by sea water bleeding into the flotation bladder and reacting with a chemical therein. Survival Suits
D The external flotation bladder of an immersion suit should be inflated __________. only after two hours in the water before entry into the water only after four hours in the water upon entry into the water Survival Suits
C An immersion suit must be equipped with a/an __________. air bottle for breathing sea dye marker whistle, light and retroreflective material orange smoke canister Survival Suits
D An immersion suit must be equipped with a/an __________. orange smoke canister sea dye marker air bottle for breathing whistle, light and retroreflective material Survival Suits
A How is the external flotation bladder of an immersion suit inflated? It is inflated by blowing through an inflation tube. It inflates by seawater bleeding into the inflation bladder and reacting with a chemical. It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is automatically tripped when the front zipper is at the top of the zipper track. It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is manually tripped. Survival Suits
C The external inflation bladder on an immersion suit should be inflated __________. before you enter the water after you notice that your suit is losing buoyancy after you enter the water after one hour in the water Survival Suits
D You are testing the external flotation bladder of an immersion suit and find it has a very slow leak. Which action should be taken? Replace the suit. Replace the inflation bladder. Some leakage should be expected and a topping off tube is provided; no other action is necessary. Contact the manufacturer for repair instructions. Survival Suits
B The external flotation bladder of an immersion suit should be inflated __________. only after two hours in the water upon entry into the water before entry into the water only after four hours in the water Survival Suits
C Which statement is TRUE concerning spare charges for portable fire extinguishers on unmanned tank barges? Spare charges shall be stowed in watertight containers on deck. If the unit cannot be charged by the vessel's personnel, one spare unit shall be carried in lieu of spare charges. Regulations concerning spare charges do not apply to unmanned barges. Spare charges shall be carried for at least 50 percent of each size and variety required on board. All Other Topics
B Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or not more than how many months from the date of manufacture? 48 months 42 months 36 months 30 months All Other Topics
C By regulation, orange smoke distress signals will expire not more than how many months from the date of manufacture? 24 months 36 months 42 months 54 months All Other Topics
B Inflatable liferafts must be overhauled and inspected at a U.S. Coast Guard approved service facility every __________. six months twelve months eighteen months twenty-four months All Other Topics
C What is the maximum length of time that distress flares are approved for? 1 and 1/2 years 2 years 3 and 1/2 years 5 years All Other Topics
A Inflatable liferafts are provided with __________. a towing connection an oil lantern canned milk a portable radio All Other Topics
A The lights on the outside of the canopy on an inflatable liferaft operate __________. automatically when the raft is inflated by a light sensor by a switch at each light by turning the globe clockwise All Other Topics
B What size bilge pump is required for a lifeboat which has a capacity of 675 cubic feet? 1 2 3 4 All Other Topics
D Motor-propelled lifeboats are required to have sufficient fuel to operate continuously at 6 knots for how many hours? 6 12 18 24 All Other Topics
A A fully loaded motor-propelled lifeboat must be capable of attaining a speed of at least __________. 6 knots in smooth water 3 knots in rough water 3 knots in smooth water 6 knots in rough water All Other Topics
A Which statement is TRUE concerning a motor lifeboat? It must be able to maintain a loaded speed of 6 knots. It has a sufficient fuel capacity, if motorized, for 48 hours of operation. It is propelled by engine or hand-propelling gear. All of the above. All Other Topics
B When lifeboat winches with grooved drums are fitted on a vessel the lead sheaves to the drums shall be located to provide fleet angles of not more than __________. 4 8 12 16 All Other Topics
D Winch drums for lifeboat falls shall have a diameter at the base of the groove equal to at least __________. 6 times the diameter of the wire rope 8 times the diameter of the wire rope 12 times the diameter of the wire rope 16 times the diameter of the wire rope All Other Topics
B The governor brake on a lifeboat winch shall be capable of controlling the speed of lowering a fully equipped lifeboat from a cargo ship at __________. a safe speed only specified not more than 120 feet per minute not more than 90 feet per minute not less than 120 feet per minute All Other Topics
C The quantity of fuel required to be carried in a motor lifeboat is __________. 90 gallons the quantity needed for 48 hours continuous operation the quantity needed for 24 hours continuous operation 55 gallons All Other Topics
C A motor lifeboat shall carry sufficient fuel to operate continuously for a period of __________. 12 hours 18 hours 24 hours 36 hours All Other Topics
C Line throwing apparatus aboard ship must contain __________. two rockets, one of which shall be the buoyant type three rockets, one of which shall be the buoyant type four rockets, two of which shall be the buoyant type five rockets, two of which shall be the buoyant type All Other Topics
B The breaking strength of the service lines of the rockets used with an impulse-projected, rocket type line throwing appliances is __________. 300 lbs 500 lbs 1000 lbs 1500 lbs All Other Topics
C Hand held red flares expire 42 months from the date of manufacture. Floating orange smoke distress signals expire after how many months? 18 months 24 months 42 months 60 months All Other Topics
C The service use of pyrotechnic distress signals measured from the date of manufacture shall be limited to a period of __________. 24 months 36 months 42 months 60 months All Other Topics
D Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or, from the date of manufacture, not later than __________. 6 months 12 months 24 months 42 months All Other Topics
A How are lifelines attached to a life float? Securely attached around the outside in bights no longer than three feet With an approved safety hook or shackle By serving By splicing one end of the line around the apparatus All Other Topics
D The lifeline of a life float or buoyant apparatus shall __________. be at least 3/8 inch diameter and properly secured around the sides and ends of the device be festooned in bights not longer than three feet long have a seine float in each bight unless the line is an inherently buoyant material All of the above. All Other Topics
D A rigid lifesaving device designed to support survivors in the water is a __________. rigid liferaft inflatable liferaft survival capsule life float All Other Topics
A Which approved lifesaving device is required for each person on board a motor vessel carrying passengers? Life jacket Buoyant vest Buoyant cushion Ring life buoy All Other Topics
D Which person may command a lifeboat in ocean service? Credentialed deck officer Able seaman Certificated person All of the above. All Other Topics
A What is the minimum number of deck officers, able seaman or certificated persons required to command each lifeboat on a vessel in ocean service? Two Three Four Five All Other Topics
D What is the required minimum length of the painter for a lifeboat in ocean service? twice the distance from the main deck to the light waterline or 50 feet whichever is greater 60 fathoms the distance from the main deck to the light waterline two times the distance from the boat deck to the light waterline or 50 feet whichever is greater All Other Topics
D On every vessel, where must distress signals be stowed? above the freeboard deck away from heat in an enclosed space below the freeboard deck away from heat on the flying bridge not closer than 15 feet to any bulkhead on or near the navigating bridge All Other Topics
B How often must the impulse-projected line throwing appliance be test fired? Semiannually At the Master's discretion Monthly Annually All Other Topics
D The regulations require that inspected vessels on an international voyage, other than small passenger vessels, must carry which of the following distress signals on or near the navigating bridge? 6 hand red flares, and 6 hand orange smoke signals 12 hand combination flares and orange smoke signals 12 hand red flares 12 rocket parachute flares All Other Topics
B On a rigid liferaft (SOLAS B pack) which is equipped with all of the required equipment you may NOT find a __________. bailer fishing kit sponge whistle All Other Topics
C Each EPIRB and SART for lifeboats shall be tested __________. weekly every 2 weeks monthly every 3 months All Other Topics
A Which vessel greater than 100 GT is NOT required to have an EPIRB. A non self-propelled vessel in tow A fishing vessel A towing vessel A sailing vessel All Other Topics
B Which type of EPIRB must each ocean-going ship carry? Class A Category 1 Class B Class C All Other Topics
A The vessel's Emergency Position Indicating Radio beacon (EPIRB) must be tested __________. monthly every 3 months weekly every 2 months All Other Topics
B The capacity of any liferaft on board a vessel can be determined by __________. referring to the shipping articles examining the plate on the outside of the raft container examining the Certificate of Inspection referring to the Muster List ("Station Bill") All Other Topics
A According to the regulations, the capacity of a liferaft is required to be marked __________. at the liferaft stowage location on the Muster List ("Station Bill") on the Certificate of Inspection in the Operations Manual All Other Topics
C Inflatable liferafts shall be serviced at an approved servicing facility every 12 months or not later than the next vessel inspection for certification. However, the total elapsed time between servicing cannot exceed __________. 12 months 15 months 17 months 18 months All Other Topics
B Your cargo vessel's Certification of Inspection expires 30 April 2002. One of your inflatable liferafts was last serviced in January 2002. The raft must be reinspected no later than __________. Apr-04 Jan-03 Jun-03 Jan-07 All Other Topics
B If your vessel is equipped with inflatable liferafts, how should they be maintained? They do not need any maintenance. Have them sent ashore to an approved maintenance facility annually. Have them serviced by the shipyard annually. Have your crew check them annually. All Other Topics
D Inflatable liferafts carried on passenger vessels must be annually __________. sent to the steamship company shore repair facility sent to the Coast Guard for servicing overhauled by the ship's crew sent to a Coast Guard approved service facility All Other Topics
C Who should inspect and test an inflatable liferaft? The Chief Mate A certificated lifeboatman An approved servicing facility Shipyard personnel All Other Topics
D Inflatable liferafts must be overhauled and inspected at a U.S. Coast Guard approved service facility every __________. six months twenty-four months eighteen months twelve months All Other Topics
C Inflatable liferafts on vessels on an international voyage must be able to carry at least __________. 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons 8 persons All Other Topics
C A liferaft with a capacity of 8 people used in ocean service is required by regulations to carry __________. 8 liters of fresh water 12 units of provisions 12 liters of fresh water 24 units of provisions All Other Topics
C The Master of a fishing vessel must ensure that each crew member participates in at least one fire drill every __________. day week month 3 months All Other Topics
D Inflatable liferafts are provided with a __________. knife towing connection lifeline All of the above. All Other Topics
B The knife on an inflatable liferaft will always be located __________. on a cord hanging from the canopy in a special pocket near the forward entrance in a pocket on the first aid kit in one of the equipment bags All Other Topics
A Signaling devices required on inflatable liferafts include a(n) __________. orange smoke signal Very pistol lantern air horn All Other Topics
C Which distress signal is required for a liferaft in ocean service and could be effectively used to attract the attention of aircraft at night? The water light Orange dye marker Red flares Smoke marker All Other Topics
C Up to two thirds of a survival crafts required drinking water may be produced by a manually-powered reverse osmosis desalinator if it can be done in __________. 12 hours 1 day 2 days 4 days All Other Topics
B If a lifeboat is stowed 40 feet above the light water draft and 200 feet from the bow, how long must the sea painter be? Sufficiently long enough to reach the water when the vessel has an adverse list of 15Â 80 feet One third the length from the bow to where the lifeboat is stowed 160 feet All Other Topics
A When launching an open lifeboat by falls, the boathooks should be __________. used for fending off secured forward and aft where readily available used for picking up survivors in the water secured amidships where they will not hinder the personnel All Other Topics
C The number of rowing oars that must be carried in a motor-propelled open lifeboat on a cargo vessel is __________. specified by the Coast Guard determined by the Master specified by the manufacturer None All Other Topics
C A certificated lifeboatman assigned to command the lifeboat should __________. drain the hydraulic pressure before lowering the craft be the first individual to board the craft have a list of the persons assigned to the lifeboat All of the above. All Other Topics
B All lifeboats, rescue boats, and rigid-type liferafts shall be stripped, cleaned, and thoroughly overhauled at least once every __________. 6 months year 18 months two years All Other Topics
C The Master of a cargo or tank vessel shall be responsible that each lifeboat, except those free-fall launched, is lowered to the water with crew and maneuvered at least once every __________. week month three months year All Other Topics
B If the OCMI has NOT granted an extension, free-fall lifeboats must be lowered into the water and launched with the assigned crew at least once every __________. 3 months 6 months year 2 years All Other Topics
C What is required by regulations concerning the stowage of lifeboats on cargo vessels? There may not be more than two launching appliances on the same deck. Launching appliances must be of the gravity type. Each lifeboat must have a launching appliance. All of the above. All Other Topics
D Limit switches, winches, falls, etc. must be thoroughly inspected at least every __________. 2 months 6 months 4 months year All Other Topics
C According to the regulations for lifeboat falls, which action must be taken with the falls no later than 5-year intervals? Weight tested Proof tested Renewed End-for-ended All Other Topics
A "Thermal protective aids" are required for what percentage of the persons a survival craft is equipped to carry? 10 (%) 50 (%) 75 (%) 100 (%) All Other Topics
A For each person it is certified to carry, a lifeboat on an oceangoing passenger vessel must be provided with all of the following EXCEPT __________. 1 life preserver 1 seasickness kit 3 liters of water 1 unit of provisions All Other Topics
C The required amount of water for each person in a lifeboat on an oceangoing vessel, on an international voyage, is __________. 1 liter 2 liters 3 liters 4 liters All Other Topics
C On an oceangoing vessel, for each person a lifeboat (without desalting kits) is certified to carry, the boat must be supplied with __________. 2 pounds of condensed milk a life preserver 3 liters of water a signaling whistle All Other Topics
C How many liters of water per person must be carried in lifeboats on a tankship sailing a coastwise route? One Two Three None All Other Topics
C The searchlight on a survival craft must be capable of operating 3 hours continuously or 6 hours intermittently if operated in cycles of __________. 5 minutes on and 10 minutes off 10 minutes on and 5 minutes off 15 minutes on and 5 minutes off 15 minutes on and 10 minutes off All Other Topics
B A drill must be conducted in the use of the line throwing appliance at least once in every __________. 2 months 3 months 4 months 5 months All Other Topics
B Which vessel is NOT required to carry a rocket-type line throwing appliance? A coastwise vessel of 550 GT An oceangoing vessel of 140 GT An river-going vessel of 760 GT All of the above. All Other Topics
B Which statement is TRUE concerning the testing of the line-throwing appliance? Drills shall be held quarterly and it shall be fired annually. A drill in its use shall be held once in every 3 months. It shall be fired at least once in every three months. No drills are required. All Other Topics
C Your vessel is required to have an impulse-projected line throwing appliance. The auxiliary line must __________. be made of synthetic material be 250 meters in length have a breaking strength of 9000 lbs be of a light color All Other Topics
C What is NOT a requirement for testing the line throwing appliance on a vessel? The actual firing is at the discretion of the Master. A drill should be conducted every three months. A regular service line must be used when it's fired. A regular projectile must be used when it's fired. All Other Topics
A What is a FALSE statement concerning the line throwing appliance on a vessel? The auxiliary line must be of a light color. The actual firing is at the discretion of the Master. A drill on its use must be held once every three months. The auxiliary line must be at least 1500 feet long. All Other Topics
D Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require that life jackets shall be __________. provided for each person onboard provided for all personnel of watch readily accessible to persons in the engine room All of the above. All Other Topics
B Lifejackets should be stowed in __________. the forepeaks readily accessible spaces the pumproom locked watertight containers All Other Topics
C Life preservers must be marked with the __________. maximum weight allowed stowage space assigned vessel's name vessel's home port All Other Topics
C Immersion suits must be stowed __________. on top of lockers on open deck areas where readily accessible in the pilothouse All Other Topics
A What is the minimum number of ring life buoys required on board a 275-foot cargo vessel engaged in coastwise trade, under the alternatives for cargo vessels in a specified service? 6 8 12 14 All Other Topics
B How many ring life buoys should a 700 foot cargo vessel, not subject to SOLAS, navigating the Great Lakes carry? 12 14 18 24 All Other Topics
B Your passenger vessel is 130 feet (40 m) long and is alternatively equipped for operating in river service. The number of ring life buoys required for the vessel is __________. 2 4 6 8 All Other Topics
D On a passenger vessel, the vessel's name must appear on __________. ring life buoy lifeboat oars lifeboats All of the above. All Other Topics
C Your 600 GT vessel must carry a line-throwing appliance if it is certificated for what type of service? Great Lakes service river service coastwise service None of the above All Other Topics
D Where should muster lists be posted? In crew's accommodation spaces In the engine room On the navigating bridge All of the above. All Other Topics
C If a passenger vessel navigating the Great Lakes is required to carry 8 life buoys, what is the allowable minimum number of these buoys that must have self-igniting lights attached? 2 6 4 8 All Other Topics
B Great Lakes vessels, using liferafts, must have sufficient liferaft capacity on each side of the vessel to accommodate at least __________. 150% of the crew 100% of the persons on board 100% of the persons normally assigned to those spaces 50% of the persons on board All Other Topics
B Great Lakes cargo vessels, having a liferaft stowed more than 100 meters from the bow or stern, must have at least how many liferafts? One Two Three Four All Other Topics
A Where, due to the arrangement of the vessel, lifejackets may become inaccessible, additional lifejackets shall be carried __________. as determined by the OCMI for the forward lifeboats for the people on bridge watch for 50% of the crew of the vessel, not including those assigned to engineering duties All Other Topics
A A 750 foot passenger vessel operating on the Great Lakes, not subject to SOLAS regulations, is required to carry how many ring life buoys? 24 18 12 6 All Other Topics
A Which statement is TRUE concerning lifeboat installations on Great Lakes vessels? All lifelines shall be able to reach the water at the vessel's lightest draft with a 20 list. All vessels over 3,000 gross tons must be fitted with gravity davits. All davit installations shall have 3 lifelines fitted to a davit span. All of the above. All Other Topics
C Enclosed lifeboats which have been afloat over a long period of time require __________. frequent opening of hatches to permit entry of fresh air frequent flushing of the water spray system with fresh water regular checks of bilge levels use of ear plugs to dampen engine noise All Other Topics
A You are at sea in an inflatable liferaft. In high latitudes, the greatest danger is __________. hypothermia caused by cold temperature collapse of the raft due to cold temperatures starvation asphyxiation due to keeping the canopy closed All Other Topics
B If you reach shore in a liferaft, the first thing to do is __________. find some wood for a fire drag the raft ashore and lash it down for a shelter get the provisions out of the raft set the raft back out to sea so someone may spot it All Other Topics