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1
Q

Immediate action to be taken in the event of two vessels being involved in a collision is
:
a. report to the police immediately
b. determine the risk of sinking, if not immediate, attend to any injuries
c. if the vessels are locked together, separate them
d. wear lifejackets and abandon the craft immediately

A

b. determine the risk of sinking, if not immediate, attend to any injuries

2
Q

In the event that you have already abandoned your craft :-

a. send out a distress signal and remain in the vicinity of the boat
b. ensure all persons are wearing life jackets
c. swim to the nearest shore

A

a. send out a distress signal and remain in the vicinity of the boat

3
Q

A vessel in distress and need of assistance may display any of these signals, except :

a. slowly and repeatedly raising and lowering arms outstretched to each side
b. put up the red flag „B‟;
c. sound continuously any fog-signaling apparatus; and
d. fire a hand held flare showing red light.

A

b. put up the red flag „B‟;

4
Q

When in distress, how should hand flares be used?

a. Immediately use all the signals at once.
b. Use all the signals during the first night.
c. Activate one hand flare every hour soon after abandoning ship.
d. Use them only when there is a ship or plane in the area.

A

d. Use them only when there is a ship or plane in the area.