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Chs Ship Construction

Chs Ship Construction

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1. The opening in the deck beneath the anchor windlass that leads to the chain locker is the: A. hawse pipe B. spill pipe C. fall pipe D. drop pipe

2. The fitting that allows a boom to move freely both vertically and laterally is called the: A. swivel B. lizard C. spider band D. gooseneck


3. B. an endwise view of the ship’s molded form a longitudinal side elevation usually drawn on the port side only a plan with a forebody to right of centerline and afterbody to the left of centerline . A. C. D. The half–breadth plan is _________.


D.4. C. manifold crossover by-pass run around . A. B. The system of valves and cargo lines in the bottom piping network of a tank barge that connects one section of cargo tanks to another section is called a ______.

panting stress . racking stress D. shearing stress B. The deck beam brackets of a transversely framed vessel resist ____. hogging stress C. A.5.

Deckbeam brackets serve as joints between deckbeams and frames. sound .

6. Run D. Sheer . What term indicates the immersed body of the vessel forward of the parallel midbody? A. Flare C. Entrance B.

A. shear plating C. A term applied to the bottom shell plating in a double bottom ship is ____. bottom floor B. outer bottom D. tank top .7.

Double Bottom Structure Transverse Framing Combination Framing .

Which part of a conventional cargo gear rig provides for vertical control and positioning of a boom? A.8. Topping Lift B. Runner . Spider band D. Cargo Whip C.

the longitudinal frames are held in place and supported by athwartship members called ______. C. B. floors web frames margin plate stringers . In a longitudinally-framed ship.9. A. D.


quick release coupling . pivot coupling C. spectacle flange D. A. A single fitting installed in a pipeline that either blanks off the pipe or allows a full flow passage of a liquid through the pipe is referred to as a _______.10. blind flange B.

measurement of structural members C. A. draft of a vessel B. The term “scantlings” refers to the ___.11. requirements for ship’s gear D. placement of a vessel’s loadline .

A. inside the shell B.12. top of the garboard stakea . Molded depth is measured from the ___. outside of the shell C. top of the center vertical keel D.

riveted crack arrester strap on all– welded ship C. row of plating nearest the keel . A. riveting pattern most commonly used in ship construction D.13. The garboard strake is the ______. raise flange at the main deck edge B.


14. Which term indicates the rise in height of the bottom plating from the plane of the base line? A. Deadrise B. Molded height C. Camber D. Sheer

15. The horizontal flat surfaces where the upper stock joins the rudder are the ________. A. rudder keys B. rudder palms C. lifting flanges D. shoes of the rudder

16. The type of joint formed when a third small plate is riveted over two plates butted together is called a ______. A. butted joint B. lap joint C. strap joint D. stringer joint

Keel line . What term indicates the line drawn at the top of the flat plate keel? A.17. Designer’s waterline D. Baseline B. Molded line C.

compartment standard D. The maximum length allowed between main transverse bulkheads on a vessel is referred to as the _______. permissible length .18. A. floodable length B. factor of subdivision C.

19. Tween decks C. Stairs D. A set of steps on a ship leading up to a deck from below is known as: A. A companion way B. Any of the above is acceptable .

A. The body plan of a vessel is a (an) ___. endwise view of the ship’s molded form B. vertical view made looking up in the ship. showing it’s hull cut horizontally by the first set of planes D. plan made looking down on the ship. longitudinal side elevation view C.20. with keel in the center .


21. is usually drawn for the portside only D. The sheer plan_______. has the forebody to the right of the centerline and afterbody to the left of center . A. is an endwise view of the ship’s molded form C. shows a longitudinal side elevation B.


Another name for the garboard strake is the _______. S strake D. H strake .22. A strake C. Z strake B. A.

23. The extension of the after part of the keel in a single screw vessel upon which the stern post rests is called the ______. A. boss B. knuckle C. skeg D. strut

24. A flounder plate, on a topping lift, is ___. A. a fairlead block B. a swivel pin for a topping lift block C. a triangular steel plate with a hole at each corner D. the lower block of a multiple part topping lift

25. A vessel is constructed with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure. Which statement is TRUE? A. The aluminum will provide greater resistance to the spread of fire by conduction B. The aluminum structure is usually attached to a steel coaming C. If the superstructure is stressed, an aluminum structure is replaced D. The steel at the area of the aluminum to steel must be closely spaced

The tanktop forms a second skin for a vessel B.26. The center of gravity for a loaded bulk cargo ship may be reduced C. The floors and longitudinals distribute the upward push of the water D. What is NOT an advantage of double bottom ships? A. They are less expensive to construct because of increased pressure .

Shroud D. Guy B. Which part provides for transverse control and positioning of a boom in a conventional yard and stay system? A.27. Topping Lift . Spider Band C.

fairlead C. topping lift .28. boat fall B. riding pawl D. A. A snatch block would most likely be used as a _______.


longitudinal deck beams D. bottom longitudinals C.29. A. transverse deck beams . face plates B. The floors in a vessel's hull structure are kept from tripping or folding over by____.

uniform over the length of the vessel with the exceptions of the machinery . greater at the bow and stern B. uniform over the length of the vessel D. frame spacing is _____. A. In ship construction.30. reduced at the bow and stern C.

uppermost continuous strake of plating on the shell of the vessel .31. A. plate which sits atop center vertical keel D. outer strake of plating on each side of the main deck of the vessel C. outboard strake of plating on each side of an inner bottom B. The "margin plate" is the ______.

32. Line drops C. The main underdeck pipeline on a tankship is connected to individual tanks by ______. Tank drops B. Crossover D. Branch lines . A.

What is a cofferdam? A. Opening in the deck used for cleaning a tank B. Tube fitted to an ullage hole C. Void or empty space separating two tanks D. Area the product is loaded into .33.

which allow deck water to drain into the sea are: A. freeing ports D.34. Holes in the bulwark. swash ports . fidleys C. doggers B.


shade .35. A flanged plate fitted over an air port on the ship’s outside shell to prevent water from entering the port is a ______. cover plate D. brow B. copper plate C. A.


general arrangement plan D.36. To determine the weight capacity of a deck in a cargo hold. deck capacity plan . deadweight scale B. cubic capacity tables C. you would refer to the ____. A.

total weight of the ship . A. weight required to sink the ship B.37. The weight of the liquid displaced by a ship floating in sea water is equal to the ______. reserve buoyancy D. displaced volume C.

Deadrise B. Sheer . Molded height D. Camber C. Which term indicates the rise in height of the bottom plating from the plane of the base line? A.38.


SHIP CONSTRUCTION A B C waterline E D A= Camber B =Tumble Home C = Freeboard D = Beam E = Dead rise .

sheets of dunnage used to prevent heavy cargo from buckling the deck plates . A. metal plates secured over the top of the hawse pipes C. faired shell plates with curvature in two directions D. Buckler plates are __________.39. triangular-shaped plates connecting the bull chain to the topping lift B.

A. bight block B. gin block . A block that can be opened at the hook or shackle end to receive a bight of the line is a __________. heel block D. snatch block C.40.

The opening in the deck that leads the anchor cable outside the hull is the ______. drop pipe D. fall pipe C. spill pipe . A. hawse pipe B.41.



On cargo booms. runner C. auxilliary guy D. extra fairlead . A. stopper B.42. preventers are _____.

Tensile . Shear C. Strain B. Compression D.43. is an example of what type of stress? A. The result of two forces acting in opposite directions and along parallel lines.


stringer strake . garboard strake D. sheer strake C.44. The fore and aft run of deck plating which strengthens the connection between the beams and the frames and keeps the beams square to the shell is called the ______. A. limber strake B.


Shell plating is __________. the outer plating of a vessel C. the galvanizing on steel B. A. a hatch cove D. synonymous with decking .45.

pressure welding B. The type of welding employed in shipyards is primarily _______. brazing C. electric arc .46. thermite welding D. A.

A. isometric system of framing . transverse system of framing C. longitudinal system of framing B.47. centerline system of framing D. Transverse frames are more widely spaced on a ship that is designed with the _______.

48. hull plating D. anchor gear C. A. The term "strake" is used in reference to ______. rudder mountings B. vessel framing .

When the longitudinal strength members of a vessel are continuous and closely spaced. longitudinally framed C. A.49. transversely framed B. the vessel is _______. web framed . intermittently framed D.

Longitudinal Framing System Transverse Frame: Longitudinal Girder: Longitudinal Stiffener: .

longitudinally framed B. cellular framed C. A. web framed D. A vessel having continuous closely spaced transverse strength members is ________.50. transversely framed .

Transverse Framing System .

D. In nautical terminology a "dog" is a __________.51. crow bar heavy steel beam device to force a watertight door against the frame wedge . A. B. C.

weight reduction system . When using the term "limber system" one is referring to a ______. strengthening system D.52. drainage system B. A. cleaning system C.

2 ½ times the depth of the beam B. Same as the depth of the beam . 5 times the depth of the beam C. 7 times the depth of the beam D. What is the usual depth of beam brackets? A.53.

54. Increase the rolling period B. Cuts down free surface effect . Which is an advantage of using watertight longitudinal division in double bottom tanks? A. Decrease weight because extra stiffeners are unneeded C. Lower the center of buoyancy without decreasing the GM D.

55. fore and after peaks D. forward double bottom . centerline tanks C. after double bottom B. Panting frames are located in the: A.

a horizontal plate is fitted across the forepeak of a vessel. This plate is known as a (an): A. intercostals plate C. To rigidly fasten together the peak frames. the stern. apron plate B. joiner .56. and the outside framing. breast hook D.

Transverse Framing System .

side longitudinals B. stiffeners D.57. Reinforcing frames attached to a bulkhead on a vessel are called. brackets C. A. intercostals .

to secure the end of the chain . to prevent the chain from running out C.58. to allow water to drain properly B. What is the purpose of the perforation of a manger in the chain locker? A. for proper ventilation D.

rudder ratio B.59. aspect ratio . The ratio of the height of the vessel’s rudder to its width is called: A. steering ratio D. constriction ratio C.

To reduce the number of strakes at the bow. joiner D. two strakes are tapered and joined at their end by a single plate. lap strake C. This plate is known as: A. cover plate B. stealer plate .60.

61. The pillar shape that gives the greatest strength for the least weight is the _______. A. circular type pillar B. octagonal pillar C. “T” beam D. “H” beam

62. A strongback refers to _______: A. spanner stay B. deep beam C. centerline vertical bulkhead D. bar securing a cargo port

63. Shell plating that has curvature in two directions and must be heated and hammered to shape over a specially prepared forms is called ______. A. compound plate B. flat plate C. furnace plate D. rolled plate

list increases C.64. rolling increases D. pitching increases B. Bilge keels are more effective at dampening rolls as the: A. draft increases .

A. rudder . cargo gear C. A “contraguide” is a type of _____. steering gear D. bow thruster B.65.

Made by placing two bulkheads a few feet apart D. A member that gives fore and aft strength C. Any deck below the main deck and above the lowest deck B.66. A heavy fore and aft beam under the deck . What is a cofferdam? A.

A. Linkage plate B. Container stack D. A device inserted into a container corner fitting that provide alignment and shear restraint in a stack of containers.67. Stacking cone . Buttress C.


bond .68. The joint formed when two steel plates are placed end to end. bevel B. butt C. A. seam D.

bridgeless barge C.69. A ship which has no superstructure on the freeboard deck is called ____. A. barge D. flat deck ship . flush deck ship B.

Displacement refers to the _____. number of long tons of water displaced by a vessel when afloat .70. cubic capacity of the vessel B. deadweight carrying capacity of the vessel C. gross tonnage of the vessel D. A.

rudder mounting B. hull plating D. The term strake is used in reference to: A.71. vessel framing C. anchor gear .

weather deck B. It is the deck to which all main and transverse watertight bulkheads are carried. A.72. cofferdam . spar deck C. bulkhead deck D.

Flush C. Which arrangement of shell plating is used most in modern shipbuilding? A. Clinker B. In-and-Out D. Joggled .73.

slipway B. ground warp C. closed off by a caisson. caisson dock . A. A large basin cut into the shore. graving dock D.74. and used for drydocking of ships.



A. Expansion plan . Profile or Sheer plan B. Half-Breadth plan D.75. This plan shows the general outline of the ship. Body plan C. the deck position and all waterlines in a longitudinal side elevations. any sheer of the decks. contour of the stem and stern.

76. Moulded C. What term indicates that the dimension is measured from the inner face of the shell or deck plating? A. Register B. Tonnage D. Effective .

Camber in a ship is usually measured in: A.77. inches per feet of breadth D. feet per feet of length C. inches per feet of length . feet per feet of breadth B.

Commodity stowage plan C. Block stowage plan B. Which cargo plan would you refer to show the ship’s profile and uses block spaces with the name of each commodity carried? A. Deck plan . Profile plan D.78.

Displacement scale B. Loading scale C. Draft scale D. Deadweight scale .79. Which scale shows varying drafts and number of tons required to submerge each centimeter of the various drafts? A.

Accommodation plan B. Cabin plan D. Capacity plan . Which plan would you refer to locate the master’s cabin? A. General arrangement plan C.80.

storerooms and location of the center of gravity of each? A. tanks.81. What s the ship’s broad profile which gives all data relating to the capacity of the cargo spaces. Capacity plan D. bunkers. Expansion plan . Body plan B. Stowage plan C.

82. Heavy weather B. Notches and notch-sensitive steel C. What is the primary causes of shipboard fractures? A. Low temperature D. Usually high bending moments .

83. passenger ships D. The strictest loadline regulations apply to: A. tankers . gas carrier B. bulk carrier C.

flume D. centerline bottom tank C.84. wing tank B. It is the athwartship tank used for the tank stabilizer or anti-rolling tank. fin tank . A.

The term “scantlings” refers to the ___. A. measurement of structural members C. requirements for ship’s gear D. placement of a vessel’s loadline .85. draft of a vessel B.

deck fitting used to secure mooring lines B. A “chock” is a _________. deck fitting used as a fairlead C. sharp block of wood used to support hygroscopic cargo D. A. smoke pipe for the galley stove .86.

prevent stress concentration in the bulwark B. allow water shipped on deck to flow off rapidly . permit easy jettison of deck cargo in an emergency C.87. The function of the freeing ports on a vessel with solid bulwark is to: A. provide openings through the bulwarks for mooring lines D.

88. A fitting. A. bitts B. consisting of a single body and two protruding horns is called a _____. capstan D. used to secure line or wire rope. bollard C. cleat .

fresh water allowance B. The number of millimeters by which the mean draft changes when a ship passes from salt water to fresh water or viceversa. free board allowance D. salt water allowance C. density allowance . A.89.

allow water shipped on deck to flow off rapidly B. permit easy jettison of each cargo in an emergency C. The function of a chock on a vessel with a solid bulwark is to ______. provide openings through the bulwarks for mooring lines . A. prevent stress concentration in the bulwark D.90.

main deck C. engine room D. crew’s quarter B. tank top .91. The term “ceiling” and “margin plate” are associated with: A.

The projecting lugs of the rudder post which furnish support to the rudder. rudder lugs . pintles D. bases B. gudgeons C. A.92.

Pipelines must run vertically from the tank to a point above the margin line C. All tanks must be served by the fewest possible number of pipes to reduced the possibility of rupture D.93. A separate line fitted with a non-return valve must be provided for each tank . Separate lines are provided for filling and pumping these tanks B. What is used to prevent accidental flooding of a double bottom or peak tanks in the event of a pipe rupture due to collision? A.

kedge anchor C.94. sheet anchor D. A type of anchor stowed at the stern hawse pipe is called: A. bower anchor . stream anchor B.

anchor system C. It includes the anchors.95. wire rope. ground tackle . shackles. detachable links. winch and windlasses. A. This is a broad term that includes all the equipments used for anchoring. swivels. anchor system D. anchor chain. windlass tackle B. as well as equipments such as capstan.

Pedestal fairlead D.96. Multi-angle fairlead B. Panama fairlead . This roller consists of a single horizontal or vertical roller mounted on a raised platform seat or pedestal. Roller fairlead C. A.

2.5 . Steel is the basic shipbuilding material in use today. 3.97. Regarded as iron-carbon alloy. 2 B. 3 D.5 C. the carbon content cannot exceed ____ percent. A.

the product is the permissible length.98. length overall . length between perpendiculars B. When the floodable length is multiplied by ________. compartment factor D. A. factors of subdivision C.

baseline C. mid-length . LCG B. The mass of an object multiplied by its distance from the _______ is equal to its transverse moment. A.99. centerline D.

non-return valve D. drip well B. What is normally provided at the end of the bilge suction line that prevents rubbish from entering the line? A. dirt collector C.100. strum box .

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