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INLAND ONLY Maneuvering signals shall be sounded on inland waters by…

A) All vessels when meeting, crossing, or overtaking and in sight of one another
B) All vessels meeting or crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other and not in sight of one another
C) Power-driven vessels overtaking and in sight of one another
D) Power-driven vessels crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other and NOT in sight of one another

A

2

INLAND ONLY One and two short blast signals must be sounded on inland waters when…

A) Two sailing vessels are in sight of one another and meeting at a distance of one quarter mile
B) Two power-driven vessels are in sight of one another and will cross at a distance of one mile
C) Two power-driven vessels are crossing within half a mile of each other and NOT in sight of each other
D) Two power-driven vessel are in sight of one another and are meeting at a distance of one half mile

D

3

INLAND ONLY You are meeting another vessel head-on and sound one short blast as a passing signal. The other vessel answers with two short blasts. What should be your next action?

A) Pass on the other vessel's starboard side.
B) Sound the danger signal.
C) Pass astern of the other vessel.
D) Hold your course and speed.

B

4

INLAND ONLY Which lights are required for a barge, not part of a composite unit, being pushed ahead?

A) Sidelights and a stern light
B) Sidelights, a special flashing light, and a stern light
C) Sidelights and a special flashing light
D) Sidelights, a towing light, and a sternlight

C

5

INLAND ONLY In fog, a 25 meter vessel at anchor must…

A) Rapidly ring her bell for 5 seconds at intervals of no more than 1 minute.
B) Make an efficient sound signal at intervals of not more than 2 minutes.
C) Ring her bell for 5 seconds at intervals of not more than two minutes.
D) Sound three distinct strokes on her bell.

A

6

INLAND ONLY For the purpose of the Inland Navigation Rules, the term "Inland Waters" includes…

A) The Western Rivers
B) The Great Lakes on the United States side of the International Boundary
C) Harbors and rivers shoreward of the COLREGS demarcation lines
D) All of the above

D

7

INLAND ONLY Which is CORRECT regarding a "special flashing light"?

A) It must be yellow in color
B) It must be placed as far forward as possible
C) It must not show through an arc of more than 225°
D) All of the above

D

8

INLAND ONLY If your tug is pushing a barge ahead at night and it is not a composite unit, which light(s) should show aft on your vessel?

A) A white stern light
B) Two red lights
C) Two towing lights
D) A towing light over the sternlight

C

9

INLAND ONLY Under the Inland Navigation Rules, what is the meaning of a one short blast signal used when meeting another vessel?

A) "I am turning to starboard."
B) "I am turning to port."
C) "I intend to leave you on my starboard side."
D) "I intend to leave you on my port side."

D

10

INLAND ONLY You are overtaking another power-driven vessel in a narrow channel. The other vessel will have to move to allow you to pass. You wish to overtake the other vessel and leave her on your starboard side. Your FIRST whistle signal should be…

A) One short blast
B) Two short blasts
C) Two prolonged blasts followed by one short blast
D) Two prolonged blasts followed by two short blasts

B

11

What is an advantage of water fog or water spray over a straight stream of water in fighting an oil fire?

A) It has a smothering effect on the fire
B) It requires less water to remove the same amount of heat
C) It gives more protection to fire fighting personnel
D) All of the above

D

12

Fire extinguishers are numbered by size I through V, with I being…

A) Used for electrical fires only
B) The smallest
C) The most accessible
D) The most effective

B

13

A fire hose with a nozzle attached must be connected to each hydrant except when exposed to heavy weather or when the…

A) Fire hose might be damaged by cargo operations
B) Vessel is in port
C) Fire-main system is not charged
D) Fire pumps are used for purposes other than supplying water to the fire main

A

14

Fixed CO2 systems would not be used on crew's quarters or…

A) The paint locker
B) Spaces open to the atmosphere
C) Cargo holds
D) The engine room

B

15

To prevent the spread of fire by conduction you should…

A) Shut off all electrical power
B) Close all openings to the area
C) Remove combustibles from direct exposure
D) Cool the bulkheads around the fire

D

16

Fire extinguishers of sizes III, IV, and V are designated as…

A) Portable
B) Semi-portable
C) Fixed
D) Disposable

B

17

Before using a fixed CO2 system to fight an engine room fire, you must…

A) Secure the engine room ventilation
B) Secure the machinery in the engine room
C) Evacuate all personnel from the engine room
D) All of the above

D

18

BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In determining "safe speed", all of the following must be taken into account
EXCEPT the…

A) Maximum horsepower of your vessel
B) Presence of background lights at night
C) Draft of your vessel
D) Maneuverability of your vessel

A

19

BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Which factor is listed in the Rules as one which must be taken into account when determining safe speed?

A) The construction of the vessel
B) The maneuverability of the vessel
C) The experience of vessel personnel
D) All of the above must be taken into account.

B

20

BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND In determining "safe speed", all of the following must be taken into account
EXCEPT the…

A) Maximum horsepower of your vessel
B) Presence of background lights at night
C) Draft of your vessel
D) Maneuverability of your vessel

A

21

INLAND ONLY You are overtaking another power-driven vessel in a narrow channel. The other vessel will have to move to allow you to pass. You wish to overtake the other vessel and leave her on your starboard side. Your FIRST whistle signal should be…

A) One short blast
B) Two short blasts
C) Two prolonged blasts followed by one short blast
D) Two prolonged blasts followed by two short blasts

B

22

INLAND ONLY In fog, a 25 meter vessel at anchor must…

A) Rapidly ring her bell for 5 seconds at intervals of no more than 1 minute.
B) Make an efficient sound signal at intervals of not more than 2 minutes.
C) Ring her bell for 5 seconds at intervals of not more than two minutes.
D) Sound three distinct strokes on her bell.

A

23

INLAND ONLY Which lights are required for a barge, not part of a composite unit, being pushed ahead?

A) Sidelights and a stern light
B) Sidelights, a special flashing light, and a stern light
C) Sidelights and a special flashing light
D) Sidelights, a towing light, and a sternlight

C

24

INLAND ONLY Your vessel is meeting another vessel head-on. To comply with the rules, you should exchange…

A) One short blast, alter course to port, and pass starboard to starboard
B) One short blast, alter course to starboard, and pass port to port
C) Two short blasts, alter course to port, and pass starboard to starboard
D) Two short blasts, alter course to starboard, and pass port to port

B

25

INLAND ONLY Under the Inland Navigation Rules, what is the meaning of a one short blast signal used when meeting another vessel?

A) "I am turning to starboard."
B) "I am turning to port."
C) "I intend to leave you on my starboard side."
D) "I intend to leave you on my port side."

D

26

INLAND ONLY Which is CORRECT regarding a "special flashing light"?

A) It must be yellow in color
B) It must be placed as far forward as possible
C) It must not show through an arc of more than 225°
D) All of the above

D

27

INLAND ONLY Maneuvering signals shall be sounded on inland waters by…

A) All vessels when meeting, crossing, or overtaking and in sight of one another
B) All vessels meeting or crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other and not in sight of one another
C) Power-driven vessels overtaking and in sight of one another
D) Power-driven vessels crossing at a distance within half a mile of each other and NOT in sight of one another

C

28

INLAND ONLY One and two short blast signals must be sounded on inland waters when…

A) Two sailing vessels are in sight of one another and meeting at a distance of one quarter mile
B) Two power-driven vessels are in sight of one another and will cross at a distance of one mile
C) Two power-driven vessels are crossing within half a mile of each other and NOT in sight of each other
D) Two power-driven vessel are in sight of one another and are meeting at a distance of one half mile

D

29

Both International & Inland Which vessel is NOT to be regarded as a vessel "restricted in her ability to maneuver?…

A) A vessel engaged in laying a submarine cable
B) A vessel pushing and a vessel being pushed when connected in a composite unit
C) A vessel servicing a navigation mark
D) A vessel launching aircraft

B

30

BOTH INTERNATIONAL & INLAND Your power-driven vessel is underway when you sight a sailing vessel on your port bow. Which vessel is the "stand-on" vessel?

A) The sailboat, because it is to port of your vessel
B) The sailboat, because it is under sail
C) Your vessel, because it is a power-driven vessel
D) Your vessel, because it is to starboard of the sailboat

B