, Training for Mariners. The First with Online Study for the Maritime Industry. Multiple Choice Quizzes with Illustrations for United States Coast Guard Exam Preparation Assistance.       


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The subjects listed below are currently available for testing in the new online study room and are available for download to your computer. Click on subject below for details.

Engineering Examination Questions

All Engine Room Questions

Engine Room Electrical         

Engine Room General          

Engine Room Safety            

Engine Room Steam            

Engine Room Motor   

QMED Oiler          

Deck Examination Questions

Master 25/50/100 Ton

Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel

All Deck Questions

Able Seaman Questions

Advanced Subjects, Unlimited Oceans Master, Mate

Rules of the Road  

Aids to Navigation  Glossary Included

Breathing Apparatus

Cargo Equipment 

Cargo Stowage

Charts and Publications 

Chemical Testing

Right Whales

Damage Control  

Deck Engineering

Deck Safety

Emergency Procedures 

FCC Exam Questions

Fire Fighting Glossary Included 

First Aid  


Great Lakes

Hazardous Cargo

Inert Gas

Inland Navigation  

Instruments and Accessories



Liquid Cargo and Bunkering

Marine Radio Operator 

Meteorology  "Glossary Included" 

Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit

New Revised Questions

Celestial Navigation

Navigational Procedures

Pollution Control and Prevention

Rules and Regulations

Plotting/Navigational Problems


Survival Craft

Seamanship   Glossary Included

Sailing Vessels  

Ship Handling 

Ships Construction Glossary Included  

Ships Business


Stability and Trim Glossary Included 


Tides and Currents Glossary Included 



Common Knots

Radar Plotting



Practice Final Exams

Click here to see detailed video instructions on using online license preparation.

  When you feel that you are advancing enough in your studies or getting close to that visit to the Regional Exam Center or taking the test at an "On Site Testing School", you may want to request a "Practice Final Exam" to check your progress.

 All Practice final exams are now done directly through the online study site. I am no longer generating them manually This feature already exists in the installed software and allows users to create as many practice final exams as they want with no extra charge if modules are installed.

When you log in to your account you will now see this icon which will take you to exam creation.

After your exam has been generated you will see the icon below flashing the next time you log into your account.

 When you click on final exam, the following will appear listing the choices you requested. Choose "Take Exam".

  The number of questions and passing score are based on the testing criteria of the exam room.

All New USCG Deck Question Databank 9_20_13

Rules of the Road 90%
Deck General 70%
Navigation General 70%
Deck Safety and Environmental Protection 70%

All New USCG Engine Room Question Databank 9_20_13

General 70%
Electricity, Electronics & Control Engineering 70%
Steam Plants 70%
Motor Plants 70%
Safety and Environmental Protection 70%

  When you reach the end if the exam you will get a message informing whether you passed or not. Practice exams are recorded to your score history as well.

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Exam Question Downloads  


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Free Sample Downloads  


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For details on license requirements, application forms,  licensing fees, and testing locations, visit the United States Coast Guard / National Maritime Centers web site and look under Mariner's information center. The questions used in the online study are once again available to the public in PDF format from the NMC link above. The illustrations are not yet available for some of these questions.

Vessel Nomenclature   New

View Screenshots of "TesTTaker" Software  

View Screenshots/Tutorial of Online Study

View comments from SeaSources Members 

See also:

SeaSources online Celestial Navigation Course 

MARYLAND NAUTICAL  Great source for practice charts and study guides


National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Navigation Center

Chart No. 1 Nautical Chart Symbols Abbreviations and Terms

Bluewater Books and Charts 

Search CFR'S Online

Additional Online Testing Services for School Administrators

Required Subjects for all Deck Licenses

Required Subjects for all Engineering Licenses

Required Subjects for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, MODU.

Sea Service Requirements for Coast Guard Licenses

Vessel Delivery Service