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1

The Sheer Plan                     .

shows a longitudinal side elevation

2

The Shipping Articles shall be signed by each seaman and the                     .

Master of the vessel

3

The shipping papers for the products being carried in your tankship are NOT required to contain the
.

exact quantity of the cargoes

4

The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended with his fingers closed and thumb pointing upward. This is the signal to
.

raise the boom

5

The signal man assisting a crane operator has his arm extended, thumb pointing downwards, flexing fingers in and out. This is the signal to
.

lower the boom and raise the load

6

The signal man assisting the crane operator first taps his elbow with one hand and then proceeds to use regular signals. This is the signal to
.

use the whip line

7

The signal man assisting the crane operator first taps the top of his head with his fist and then proceeds to use regular signals. This is the signal to
.

use the main hoist

8

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended and is pointing his finger in the direction to move the boom. This is the signal to
.

swing

9

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended downwards, forefinger pointing down, and moves his hand in small horizontal circles. This is the signal to
.

lower

10

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended with the palm down and holds this position rigidly. This is the signal to
.

stop

11

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended, his fingers closed, and his thumb pointing downward. This is the signal to
.

lower the boom

12

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his arm extended, with the thumb pointing up, and is flexing his fingers in and out for as long as the load movement is desired. This is the signal to                     .

raise the boom and lower the load

13

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his forearm vertical, forefinger pointing up, and moves his hand in a small horizontal circle. This is the signal to                     .

hoist

14

The signal man assisting the crane operator has his hands clasped in front of his body. This is the signal to
.

dog everything

15

The signal man assisting the crane operator has one hand occupied and one fist in front of his chest with the thumb pointing outward and is tapping his chest with the heel of his fist. This is the signal to                     .

retract the boom

16

The signal man assisting the crane operator uses one hand to give any motion signal and places the other hand motionless in front of the hand giving the motion signal. This is the signal to .

move slowly

17

The signal man has both arms extended out, palms down, and is moving his arms back and forth. This is the signal for .

emergency stop

18

The single line located directly above the diamond is the                     .

deck line

19

The single turn method of returning to a man overboard should be used ONLY if                     .

the vessel is very maneuverable

20

The size and material used for towline(s) must meet all of the following requirements, EXCEPT
                  .

fit any spare wire clips carried on board the vessel for repair purposes

21

The size of wire rope is determined by the .

diameter

22

The space above the engine room is called the .

fidley

23

The space indicated by the letter J is known as the .

double bottom

24

The sprocket teeth on a wildcat are known as the .

whelps

25

The sprocket wheel in a windlass, used for heaving in the anchor, is called a .

wildcat

26

The standard unit of liquid volume used in the petroleum industry, as well as the tanker industry, is a
.

barrel

27

The standing part of a tackle is
.

that part of the falls made fast to one of the blocks

28

The static bollard pull of a tug is measured in tons and consists of the brake horsepower of the tug's engine divided by 100 and multiplied by a factor of                     .

1

29

The stowage factor for a cargo is based upon .

one long ton

30

The strake of shell plating indicated by letter H is known as the                     .

garboard strake

31

The strake on each side of the keel is called a .

garboard strake

32

The strength of a deck will be increased by adding .

deck beam brackets

33

The strictest load line regulations apply to .

passenger ships

34

The stringer plate is represented by which letter?

A

35

The strongest method of forming an eye in wire rope is using                     .

a wire rope socket attached with zinc

36

The strongest of the natural fibers is
.

manila

37

The strongest way to join the ends of two ropes is with a .

short splice

38

The structural member indicated by the letter F is known as a(n)
.

pillar

39

The structural member indicated by the letter I is the .

keel

40

The structural member indicated by the letter K is a .

floor

41

The structural member indicated by the letter K was fitted in segments between continuous longitudinals. It is known as which type of floor?

Intercostal

42

The structural member indicated by the letter L is a .

longitudinal

43

The supplement to the IOPP Certificate contains what type of data?

A checklist of the equipment installed for controlling the discharge of oil.

44

The system of valves and cargo lines in the bottom piping network of a tank vessel that connects one section of cargo tanks to another section is called a .

crossover

45

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability book to determine the hogging numeral.

95.70 numeral

46

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral.

49.73 numeral

47

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral.

43.19 numeral

48

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral.

79.23 numeral

49

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral.

91.40 numeral

50

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the hogging numeral.

52.79 numeral

51

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral.

29.70 numeral

52

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral.

78.98 numeral

53

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral.

31.97 numeral

54

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral.

22.44 numeral

55

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference Book to determine the sagging numeral.

91.92 numeral

56

The tankship Northland is loaded as shown. Use the salmon colored pages in the Stability Data Reference to determine the sagging numeral.

78.29 numeral

57

The tension on an anchor cable increases so that the angle of the catenary to the seabed at the anchor reaches 10°. How will this affect the anchor in sandy soil?

It will reduce the holding power.

58

The term "bollard pull" refers to a towing vessel's                     .

pulling ability under static conditions

59

The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, does NOT include .

the St. Lawrence River to Trois Rivieres

60

The term "Great Lakes", as defined by the Inland Rules of the Road, includes part of the .

All of the above

61

The term "inland waters", as defined in the Rules of the Road, includes
.

the Mississippi River System

62

The term "lee side" refers to the
                    .

side of the vessel sheltered from the wind

63

The term "overriding" or "overrunning" when applied to towing, implies that
.

the tow has overtaken its tug

64

The term "pintle" and "gudgeon" are associated with the                     .

rudder

65

The term "scantlings" refers to the
                    .

measurements of structural members

66

The term "strake" is used in reference to .

hull plating

67

The term that indicates how many tons of cargo a vessel can carry is
.

deadweight

68

The term used in levying customs duties when such are fixed at rates proportioned to estimated value of goods concerned is .

ad valorem

69

The terminal indicates to you that they are going to use a booster pump to assist the discharging operation. You start the discharge, and in a few minutes the pressure drops sharply. This could be a result of the
                    .

booster pump coming on the line and discharging properly

70

The terminology "able to understand any order spoken by the officers" refers to all of the following situations EXCEPT                     .

for deck department crew members to understand the terminology used in the engine room

71

The terms "cant frame" and "counter" are associated with the vessel's
.

stern

72

The terms "ceiling" and "margin plate" are associated with the                     .

tank top

73

The thickness of a 30.6 pound plate is
.

3/4"

74

The time allowed for loading and discharging cargo in a charter party is referred to as .

lay days

75

The Tonnage Certificate indicates
                    .

net tons

76

The total weight of cargo, fuel, water, stores, passengers and crew, and their effects, that a ship can carry, is the .

deadweight

77

The tow makeup that is designed to keep the catenary of the tow hawser to a minimum is called the
.

Christmas tree tow

78

The trim and stability booklet must be approved by the                     .

United States Coast Guard

79

The tripping palm is indicated by which letter?

G

80

The turning circle of a vessel is the path followed by the                     .

center of gravity

81

The turning circle of a vessel making a turn of over 360 degrees is the path followed by the                     .

center of gravity

82

The turning circle of a vessel making a turn over 360 degrees is the path followed by the                     .

center of gravity

83

The two courses of action if the underwater hull is severely damaged are to plug the openings or to
.

establish and maintain flooding boundaries

84

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

pressure exerted by the water

85

The type of carrier required to file a copy of freight tariffs would be the
.

common carrier

86

The type of joint formed when a third small plate is riveted over two plates butted together is called a
.

strap joint

87

The type of joint formed when an edge of one plate is laid over the edge of the plate to which it is riveted is a
.

lap joint

88

The type of welding employed in shipyards is primarily .

electric arc

89

The ultimate or maximum strength of a wire rope is referred to as the
.

breaking strength

90

The upward slope of a ships bottom from the keel to the bilge is known as
.

deadrise

91

The upward slope of a vessels bottom from the keel to the bilge is called
.

rise of bottom

92

The use of an anchor to assist in turning in restricted waters is
.

good seamanship

93

The use of liners in riveted construction is eliminated by using
.

joggled construction

94

The usual depth of a beam bracket is
                    .

2 1/2 times the depth of the beam

95

The usual method of arranging a line on deck so that it will run out easily without kinking or fouling is
.

faking down the line

96

The valve on the discharge side of a cargo pump on a tank vessel will usually be a .

check valve

97

The vapor pressure of a substance
                    .

increases with the temperature

98

The vertical motion of a floating vessel in which the entire hull is lifted by the force of the sea is known as
.

heave

99

The vertical motion of a floating vessel is known as .

heave

100

The vertical reference for all water levels and bench marks on the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River System is known as .

International Great Lakes Datum

101

The vessel 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?

C

102

The vessel shown 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?

D

103

The vessel shown 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

104

The vessel's "quarter" is located
                    .

on either side of the stern

105

The weight of the container and its contents is supported on deck by what part(s)?

Four lower corner castings

106

The welds used to attach stiffeners to a plate are known as                     .

fillet welds

107

The welds used to join shell plates in flush construction are known as
.

butt welds

108

The wheel on the windlass with indentations for the anchor chain is the .

wildcat

109

The wildcat is linked to the central drive shaft on most windlasses by
                    .

a mechanical coupling where lugs engage detents

110

The wire rope used for cargo handling on board your vessel has a safe working load of eight tons. It shall be able to withstand a breaking test load of .

40 tons

111

The wooden planking that protects the tank top from cargo loading is called
.

ceiling

112

The wooden plug inserted in the vent of a damaged tank should be removed if you are going to
.

pump from the damaged tank

113

The York-Antwerp Rules relate to the
                    .

settlement of general average claims

114

There are basically three categories of water level fluctuations on the Great Lakes. What is NOT included as one of these?

Controlled outflow fluctuations

115

There is a large shipment of case goods available to be loaded on your vessel. You are to load as many tons as possible in a hold which has 32,300 cubic feet left unfilled by cargo. Each case measures 2-feet high by 2- feet wide by 4-feet long and weighs 500 pounds. If you allow a broken stowage allowance of 10% of the 32,300 feet, what is the nearest whole number of tons which may be loaded?

406 tons

116

To "belay" a line means to
.

secure it to a cleat

117

To "ease" a line means to
                    .

pay out line to remove most of the tension

118

To "shore up" the main deck for the stowage of deck cargo means to
.

strengthen the main deck by placing pillars underneath it in the tween-decks

119

To allow for the rise or fall in tide and for change in draft of a tankship during cargo transfer, cargo hoses must be suspended with                     .

enough slack in their bight

120

To coil a left-hand laid rope, you should coil the line in                     .

a counterclockwise direction only

121

To coil a right-laid rope, you should coil the line in                     .

a clockwise direction

122

To determine the number of able seamen required on an inspected vessel, you should check the
.

Certificate of Inspection

123

To determine the number of inflatable liferafts required on a vessel, you should check the                     .

Certificate of Inspection

124

To determine the number of portable fire extinguishers required on an inspected vessel, you should check the .

Certificate of Inspection

125

To determine the weight capacity of a deck in a cargo hold, you would refer to the .

deck capacity plan

126

To ensure the best results during the Mediterranean moor, the chains should .

tend forward 30° on either bow

127

To facilitate passing the end of a large rope through a block, you could use a
.

reeving line

128

To find the distance the strands should be unlaid for an eye splice, multiply the diameter of the wire in inches by .

36

129

To insure proper seating when closing a valve on a tank, the valve should be
                    .

closed, opened a half turn, and then closed again

130

To lay out a towing hawser in a fore- and-aft direction so each bight is clear and can run out freely without snagging describes                     .

faking

131

To lead the towing hawser over the center of the stern when not under a strain you could .

All of the above when so equipped

132

To obtain better steering control when you are towing alongside, your vessel should be positioned with its
.

stern extending aft of the tow

133

To overcome the effects of static forces between two vessels of vastly different tonnages that may potentially part a line, you should                     .

commence tow at a slow bell and increase speed incrementally

134

To properly rig the downhaul to your stage for lowering, you must
.

take 2 or 3 round turns around the stage and then belay the downhaul around the horns

135

To reconnect a broken tow line, it is better to use a polypropylene messenger line because it
.

floats

136

To reduce stress on the towing hawser when towing astern (ocean tow), the hawser should be
.

underwater

137

To reduce the amount of catenary you may                     .

shorten the hawser or increase the tug's speed

138

To reduce the number of strakes at the bow, two strakes are tapered and joined at their ends by a single plate. This plate is known as a                     .

stealer plate

139

To reeve a right-angle threefold purchase start with the                     .

middle sheave top block

140

To rigidly fasten together the peak frames, the stem, and the outside framing, a horizontal plate is fitted across the forepeak of a vessel. This plate is known as a(n)                     .

breasthook

141

To safely anchor a vessel there must be sufficient "scope" in the anchor cable. Scope is the ratio of
.

length of cable to depth of water

142

To warp a vessel means to
                    .

move the vessel by hauling on lines

143

Tonnage openings must be closed by means of .

steel plates

144

Tonnage tax is officially based upon the figures obtained from the
.

Certificate of Admeasurement

145

Total responsibility for shipping and discharging the seamen is that of the
.

Master of the vessel

146

Towing a structure using two tugs approximately side by side, each using one hawser, is referred to as a
.

breasted tug tow

147

Towlines should be inspected for chafing where the towline
.

All of the above

148

Transverse frames are more widely spaced on a ship that is designed with the .

longitudinal system of framing

149

Tripping defects in anchors frequently occur in .

soft soils

150

Tugs sometimes shackle a length of chain in the towline in order to
                    .

put spring in the towline

151

Twenty-five hundred (2500) tons of iron ore with a stowage factor of 17 is stowed in a cargo hold. The dimensions of the hold are 55 feet long and 45 feet wide and 35 feet high. What is the height of the center of gravity of the ore above the bottom of the hold?

8.6 feet

152

Two falls are supporting a 1.5 ton load. The port fall is at an angle of 40° from the vertical. The starboard fall is at an angle of 70° from the vertical. What is the stress on each fall?

Port 1.5 tons,
starboard 1.0 tons

153

Two mooring lines may be placed on the same bollard and either one cast off first if .

the eye of the second line is dipped

154

Two vessels are abreast of each other and passing port to port in a confined waterway. What should you expect as your bow approaches the screws of the other vessel?

Your bow will sheer towards the other vessel.

155

U.S. Customs, upon boarding a vessel desiring entry into a U.S. port, would inspect which document?

All of the above

156

Ullage measurements are taken from the top of the liquid to                     .

an above-deck datum, usually the top of the ullage hole

157

Ultrasonic testing is used to determine the thickness of a vessel's shell plating and to                     .

test welds for subsurface defects

158

Uncleared crew curios remaining on board during a domestic coastwise voyage after returning from foreign should be                     .

noted in the Traveling Curio Manifest

159

Uncoiling manila line improperly can result in a(n)                     .

kink in the line

160

Under defense plans, operation of electronic aids may be temporarily suspended with .

no notice

161

Under defense plans, operation of electronic aids may be temporarily suspended with .

no notice

162

Under defense plans, operation of electronic aids to navigation may be temporarily suspended with
.

no notice

163

Under identical load conditions, nylon, when compared with natural fiber line, will stretch                     .

more and have greater strength

164

Under Naval Control of Shipping who is responsible for routing and diverting ships and convoys?

The Operational Control Authority

165

Under normal operating conditions aboard a ship, who has the overall responsibility in maintaining the Oil Record Book?

Master

166

Under normal weather and sea conditions when securing a stack of containers with non-locking fittings, lashings are required when the tier exceeds what height?

Lashings are always required

167

Under normal weather and sea conditions when securing a stack of containers with twist locks, lashings are required when the tier exceeds what height?

Two containers

168

Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to a cargo when the damage arises from                     .

unseaworthiness when sailing

169

Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to a cargo when the damage arises out of                     .

improper stowage

170

Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to cargo when the damage arises from                     .

lack of ventilation in transit

171

Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to cargo when the damage arises out of                     .

overloading

172

Under the federal regulations, what minimum level of Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) constitutes a violation of the laws prohibiting Boating Under the Influence of Alcohol (BUI) on commercial vessels?

.04% BAC

173

Under the forces of its own weight, the suspended length of line will fall into a shape known as a                     .

catenary curve

174

Under title 46 of the United States Code, the person in charge of a documented vessel who fails to report a complaint of a sexual offense may be .

fined up to $5,000

175

Under U.S. law, what is the penalty for assaulting the Master?

Imprisonment for not more than 2 years

176

Under which condition is a tug likely to be tripped?

When the towing hawser leads forward of the quarter

177

Unless extremely flexible wire rope is used, the sheave diameter should always be as large as possible, but should never be less than
.

20 times the rope diameter

178

Upon completion of a voyage, the official logbook shall be filed with the
                  .

the Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection (OCMI)

179

Upon receipt of a distress message, a merchant vessel is bound to proceed to the scene of the distress. Under which of the following cases would this NOT be true?

The Master of the vessel in distress has requisitioned another vessel, and that vessel has accepted the requisition.

180

Using a safety factor of 6, determine the safe working load of a line with a breaking strain of 30,000 pounds.

5,000 lbs.

181

Using a safety factor of 6, determine the safe working load of manila line with a breaking stress of 8 tons.

1.33 tons

182

Using a safety factor of five, determine the safe working load of a line with a breaking strain of 20,000 pounds.

4,000

183

Using a safety factor of five, determine what is the safe working load for 3-1/2 inch manila line with a breaking stress of 4.9 tons.

0.98 ton

184

Using a scope of 5, determine how many feet of cable you should put out to anchor in 5 fathoms of water.

150 feet

185

Using a scope of 6, determine how many feet of anchor cable you should put out to anchor in 12 feet (3.7 meters) of water.

72 feet (21.9 meters)

186

Using a scope of 6, how much cable would have to be used in order to anchor in 24 feet of water?

144 feet

187

Using a scope of five, determine how many feet of chain you should put out to anchor in 12 fathoms of water.

360 feet (110 meters)

188

Using a scope of five, determine how many shots of chain you should put out to anchor in 5 fathoms of water?

2

189

Using the available references, determine the dew point when the dry bulb temperature is 74°F (23°C) and the wet bulb temperature is 60°F (16°C).

50°F

190

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 55°F (13°C) and the wet bulb is 50°F (10°C), what is the relative humidity?

70%

191

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 58°, and the wet bulb temperature is 53°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

72%

192

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 68°, and the wet bulb temperature is 65°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

85%

193

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 76° and the wet bulb temperature is 59°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

35%

194

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 76°, and the wet bulb temperature is 58°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

31%

195

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 77° and the wet bulb temperature is 69°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

67%

196

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 80°F (27°C) and the wet bulb temperature is 70°F (21°C), what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

61%

197

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 84°, and the wet bulb temperature is 81°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

88%

198

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 85°, and the wet bulb temperature is 73°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

56%

199

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 91°, and the wet bulb temperature is 87°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

85%

200

Using the available references, if the dry bulb temperature is 92°, and the wet bulb temperature is 85°, what is the relative humidity in a cargo hold?

75%