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1
Q

Buoys and Beacons are used to indicate :-

a. Fairways for vessels to navigate
b. Dangers to navigation
c. Recreational areas
d. All of the above

A

All of the above

2
Q

The Port Hand Buoy or Beacon is marked by :-

a. Red buoy or beacon with red lights
b. Green buoy or beacon with red lights
c. Green buoy or beacon with green lights
d. Red buoy or beacon with green lights

A

a. Red buoy or beacon with red lights

3
Q

The colour of the starboard hand buoy or beacon is :-

a. red
b. green
c. yellow

A

green

4
Q

A Beacon is a _____ :

a. floating marker
b. fixed structure
c. Light house
d. Buoy

A

Fixed Structure

5
Q

An isolated danger mark implies that :-

a. you can only pass south of the mark
b. you can only pass north of the mark
c. there is a danger of limited extent, and you can pass on any side

A

c. there is a danger of limited extent, and you can pass on any side

6
Q

You can recognise a buoy or a beacon by day by her :-

a. colour, shape and size
b. colour, shape and topmark
c. colour, topmark and position

A

b. colour, shape and topmark

7
Q

What is your action when approaching a West Cardinal Buoy right ahead of you, when
heading south steering a course of 180 True?
a. Alter course either side (port or starboard)
b. I shall slow my engine and pass the buoy with extreme caution
c. Alter my course to starboard and pass at a safe distance
d. Ask Port Operations for assistance

A

c. Alter my course to starboard and pass at a safe distance

8
Q

What action will you take if while leaving Singapore proceeding east through the East
Johor Strait you sight a Port Hand buoy right ahead of you?
a. Alter course to Port;
b. Alter course to starboard;
c. Alter course as directed by the Port Operations;
d. Alter course to port or starboard.

A

a. Alter course to Port;

9
Q

What is the colour of the buoys located at a recreational or military firing area?

a. Green
b. Black
c. Yellow

A

c. Yellow

10
Q

Shallow reefs are marked by :

a. unused barrages
b. special buoys
c. buoys and beacons
d. bamboo poles

A

c. buoys and beacons