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1

After an explosion, repair of emergency machinery and services should be accomplished

A) after control of fire, flooding, and structural repairs
B) immediately, before the emergency is under control
C) after control of fire, but before control of flooding
D) after stability is restored

A

2

Control of flooding should be addressed

A) first
B) following control of fire
C) following restoration of vital services
D) only if a threat exists

B

3

The two factors that make underwater hull repair difficult are accessibility and the

A) availability of tools
B) shape of the hull
C) pressure exerted by the water
D) threat of progressive flooding

C

4

Damaged bulkheads often take a permanent set which which is independent of the panting or bulge caused by water pressure. To control this, you should

A) install shoring so the shoring supports the damaged bulkheads without pushing on them
B) install shoring so that it pushes on the damaged bulkhead while supporting it
C) use jacks or chain falls to remove the set before installing shores
D) place sandbags by the bulkhead without installing shores

A

5

The objective of shoring a damaged bulkhead is to

A) force the warped, bulged, or deformed sections back into place
B) support and hold the area in the damaged position
C) withstand subsequent additional damage
D) make a watertight seal at the damaged area

B

6

The key to rescuing a man overboard is

A) good equipment
B) a dedicated crew
C) well-conducted drills
D) good communication

C

7

A person who sees someone fall overboard should

A) call for help and keep the individual in sight
B) run to the radio room to send an emergency message
C) immediately jump in the water to assist the individual
D) go to the bridge for the distress flares

A

8

One of your crew members falls overboard from the starboard side. You should IMMEDIATELY

A) apply left rudder
B) throw the crew member a life preserver
C) begin backing your engines
D) position your vessel to windward and begin recovery

B

9

A seaman is reported missing in the morning and was last seen after coming off the mid-watch. Which type of turn would you use to return to the track line steamed during the night?

A) Williamson
B) Racetrack
C) 180 degree turn
D) Anderson

A

10

You suspect that a crew member has fallen overboard during the night and immediately execute a Williamson turn. What is the primary advantage of this maneuver under these circumstances?

A) you will be on a reciprocal course and nearly on the track-line run during the night
B) the turn provides the maximum coverage of the area to be searched
C) the turn enables you to reverse course in the shortest possible time
D) you have extra time to maneuver in attempting to close in on the man for rescue

A

11

A crew member has just fallen overboard off your port side. Which action should you take?

A) Immediately put the rudder over hard right
B) Immediately put the rudder over hard left
C) Immediately put the engines astern
D) Wait until the stern is well clear of the man and then put the rudder over hard right

B

12

One major advantage of the Anderson turn maneuver in a man overboard situation is that it

A) is the fastest method
B) is easy for a single-screw vessel to perform
C) requires the least ship handling skills to perform
D) can be used in reduced visibility

A

13

If you wear extra clothing when entering the water after abandoning ship it will…

A) Weigh you down
B) Preserve body heat
C) Reduce your body heat
D) Make it more difficult to breathe

B

14

Following a collision or accident, the Master of each vessel involved must render assistance to persons affected by the collision or accident…

A) If he can do so without any risk to his vessel
B) If he can do so without undue delay
C) If he can do so without serious danger to his vessel or to individuals on board
D) Without regard to any danger to his vessel

C

15

The Muster List shows each person's lifeboat station, duties during abandonment, basic instructions, and …

A) All emergency signals
B) Instructions for lowering the lifeboats
C) The time each weekly drill will be held
D) Work schedule

A

16

After a collision or accident involving an uninspected vessel, regulations require that the operator assist persons affected, but only if the operator can do so without…

A) Further damaging the other vessel
B) Undue delay
C) Serious danger to his or her own vessel
D) Creating a panic on the other vessel

C

17

Which information MUST be entered on the muster list?

A) Names of all crew members
B) Use and application of special equipment
C) Listing of approved emergency equipment
D) Duties and station of each person during emergencies

D

18

A person who sees someone fall overboard should…

A) Call for help and keep the individual in sight.
B) Run to the radio room to send an emergency message.
C) Immediately jump in the water to assist the individual.
D) Go to the bridge for the distress flares.

A

19

Fire and abandon ship stations and duties may be found on the…

A) Crewman's duty list
B) Certificate of Inspection
C) Shipping articles
D) Muster list

D

20

You are on watch at sea at night and a fire breaks out in hold #3. What should be done IMMEDIATELY?

A) Shut down the cargo hold ventilation
B) Proceed to the space and determine the extent of the fire
C) Flood the space with CO2 from the fixed fire fighting system
D) Cool the deck to contain the fire

A

21

One of your crew members falls overboard from the starboard side. You should IMMEDIATELY…

A) Apply left rudder
B) Throw the crew member a life ring buoy
C) Begin backing your engines
D) Position your vessel to windward and begin recovery

B

22

By law the maximum penalty for failing (without resonable cause) to give aid in case of collision is…

A) One year imprisonment or $500.00
B) Two years imprisonment or $500.00
C) Two years imprisonment or $1,000.00
D) Two years imprisonment or $2,000.00

C