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1. The prevailing westerlies of the Southern Hemisphere blow 18-30 knots=all year long 2.

Which of the following is TRUE about the tangent latitude error of the gyrocompass?=It varies from zero at the equator to a maximum at high northern and southern latitudes. 3. The shoreline on charts generally represents the mean =high water line 4.You are on Course 270 T at Latitude 2327S, Longitude 12327W. Which of the following statements is TRUE?=: You will never pass the Tropic of Cancer if you continue on your present Course. 5.What layers of the ionosphere combine to form a single layer during daytime?=none of the layers 6.The Nautical Almanac provides corrections for the parallax angle for some celestial bodies. For which of these bodies will such parallax angle vary the most with the time of year?=: Venus 7.The starfinder is composed of the North and South star bases, a template showing meridian angle and declination, and ______.=a set of 9 templates for Latitudes 5 degrees, 15 degrees, 25 degrees, etc. 8.What is "charted depth"=It is the vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom. 9.In using the Sight Reduction Tables (HO 229), if an observer is in the Northern Hemisphere and the Declination of the body is also North, which of the following is TRUE if LHA is less than 180 degrees?= Zn = 360 degrees - Z 10.What pallet pattern provides an excellent cross tie by placing alternate layers at 90 degrees to each other?=row 11.Which of the following colors is primarily used for labelling "nonflammable compressed gas"?=green 12. What is the LESS hazard rating for substances bioaccumulated with attendant risk to aquatic organism or to human health with retention for one week?="2" 13. Outside special areas, the discharge of substances under Category C of Marpol, Annex II, _______.=is allowed if less than 10 ppm 14.What pallet pattern is most common and is used for oblong materials?

=row 15. Under the IMDG Code, Class 3.3 includes flammable liquids having a flashpoint up to ______.=61C 16.What is the minimum reserve dynamic stability for vessels carrying bulk grain?= 0.075 m-radians 17.Which of the following is BEST used to secure top tiers of cargo that are not secured by other cargo being stowed over them?=tomming 18.Category D substances under Marpol, Annex II, present a ____ to marine resources or human health= recognizable hazard 19. In natural ventilation, the exhaust is positioned _______.lee side 20.What is the temperature at which the air will be unable to retain the moisture that it presently contains?=dew point 21.You are on board the tanker "Bomberocha" at the port of Rotterdam. You initally start a centrifugal cargo pump to discharge your gasoline cargo. The pump works for 30 seconds and loses suction. Which of the following could not be a cause of this suction loss?= Very high cargo level in the open tanks 22.Division 1.2 involves=substances and articles with projection hazard, but not a mass explosion hazard 23.Dirty cargo is also known as Obnoxious cargo 24. Explosives in this division may be carriedin any amount in passenger ships=1.4 25. Which of the following is an important factor involved in the safe handling and stowage of low-temperature cargoes?= Dry bulb temperature 26. What is a plate that fits over twist lock stackers or single stacking cones and bridges the distance between adjacent stacks of containers? =linkage plate 27.What is the description of substance classified under compatibility group B?= Article containing a primary explosive substance 28.You are underway in the Gulf of Mexico when you hear a distress message over the VHF radio. The position of the sender is about 20 miles south of Galveston, TX, and you are about 80 miles ESE of Galveston. What action should you take?=Defer acknowledgment for a

short interval so that a coast station may acknowledge receipt 29.During CPR, what is the rate of pumping an adult victim's chest during chest compressions?=100/min 30. You are on board "M/V Dukolaku" in a rescue operation. When the victims signal with a white flare moving vertically, what does it mean? 31. When the South Equatorial Current reaches the African east coast, it diverts to form a southerly flowing current. After this current passes the Cape of Good Hope, what is it called when its direction changes to northwesterly?= Benguela Current 32.A celestial body will cross the prime vertical circle above the horizon when= the latitude is numerically greater than the declination and both are of the same name 33.The starfinder is composed of the North and South star bases, a template showing meridian angle and declination, and=a set of 9 templates for Latitudes 5 degrees, 15 degrees, 25 degrees, etc. 34. When underway and proceeding ahead, what happens to the pivot point as the speed increases?=it moves forward 35.From the standpoint of radio wave propagation, what is the lowest useful layer in the ionospheric region?e layer 36.In a tropical cyclone in the Northern Hemisphere, a vessel hove to with the wind shifting counterclockwise would be __________=navigable semicircle 37. While the tanker M/T Hilongca Labau is on a heading of 002 degrees per master gyrocompass, you check its gyrocompass repeater on the port bridge wing giving you a heading of 357 degrees. The repeater has an error of 2 degrees east. Which of the following statements is TRUE?= True North is 1 degree on your starboard bow. 38.You are on board M/V Nosouthere conducting parallel sailing along the Arctic Circle. Which of the following navigational stars will be IMPOSSIBLE for you to observe?=gacrux 39.On December 7, you check the Tidal Current Tables for The Narrows in New York Harbor and determined that "Slack water" is at 0600 and the maximum "Flood current" is 2.0 knots at 0900. Which of the following statements is TRUE?= At 0730, the current will probably be less than 2.0 knots. 40.The belt of light and variable winds between the westerly wind belt and

the northeast trade winds is called the __________.= subtropical high pressure belt 41. You are on board M/V "Ifpeejee" appraching the eastern coast of Sri Lanka. Under the IALA - A Buoyage System, a buoy used as a port hand mark would NOT show which light characteristic?=Group Flashing (2 + 1) 42.In most cases, the direction of the apparent wind lies between the bow and the direction of the true wind 43.What term denotes tides that occur semimonthly when the effect of the moon's maximum declination is greatest?tropic tides 44.You are on board "M/V Nevershift" and plotting your position using your GPS. When navigating using GPS, what is an indicator of the geometry of the satellites that your receiver is locked onto?Horizontal Dilution of Precision 45. Which of the following is required to be "separated from" Class 1.3 explosives? =poisons 46.Shoring is a means of securing cargo by: putting timbers or similar pieces from a low supporting level up to the cargo at an angle 47.dilution is the method of purging cargo oil tanks with inert gas which requires maximum turbulence to achieve the intended result of lowering the hydrocarbon content. 48.30 % of the amount of the underdeck cargo is the maximum amount of cargo allowed on deck, for a single-deck vessel 49.Which of the following classes of cargoes is required to be stowed "away from" Class 4.2 Spontaneously combustible substances? inflammable solids. 50.You are on board "M/V Cows Gaard" and you notice that many dangerous cargoes are stowed on deck. What could be the reason for this?=the danger that the cargo possess to other cargoes 51.Which of the following classes of dangerous cargo have the skull and crossbones symbol on the label? 2.3 & 6.1 52.Separation is the art of arranging cargoes according to the port of discharge and cargo type 53.You are on board "M/V Keenal Bosababa", a cargo vessel that carries many different types of fire extinguishers. Which extinguishing agent is

most likely to allow reflash as a result of not cooling the fuel below its ignition temperature? C02 54. Loss of stability from free surface effect is the principal danger from the liquid in a half full tank onboard a vessel 55. You are on board a small passenger vessels called "M/V Lunatic Fruker". Which device(s) must be fitted to its fuel line's tank connection?=A shut-off valve 56. During counterflooding to correct a severe list aggravated by an offcenter load, your vessel suddenly takes a list or trim to the opposite side. You should immediately stop counterflooding. 57. After the boat is at the top of the davit heads, the davit arms begin moving up the tracks and are stopped by the limit switch. 58.What could result in an incorrect oxygen concentration reading on the oxygen indicator?=Exposure to carbon dioxide for more than 10 minutes 59. On small passenger vessels, when must watchmen patrol throughout the vessel to guard against and give alarm in case of fire or other danger?= During the nighttime when the vessel carries overnight passengers 60.You are on board M/V Gugooloog and have called another vessel by flashing light and he has answered your call properly. You now send your call sign "DE KLIS". He should respond with DE KLIS 61.Under the rules of many safety-conscious states, a person who willfully violates safety regulations may be fined up to $5,000 and imprisoned for up to a year 62.Which information is NOT required to be posted in or near the wheelhouse?= A diagram of advance and transfer for turns of 30, 60, 90 and 120 at full speed with maximum rudder and constant power 63. In selecting the Coast Earth Stations, particular care should be taken in areas where ocean regions overlap. Which of the following is MOST likely to overlap with the other ocean regions? Atlantic Ocean Region East 64.When the radiotelephone alarm signal is automatically generated, what is the MAXIMUM required duration? 60 sec 65.7 digits is the maximum length of the data element of an SES number

66.You have been properly using the starfinder. As such, which part of the star base is aligned with the arrow on the celestial meridian of the template?= Local Hour Angle of Aries 67.You are on board "M/V Micrometer Glass" and are a proud sextant user. The part of a sextant mounted directly over the pivot of the index arm is the index mirror. 68.What is the true altitude of planet Venus with sextant altitude of 15 deg 13.5 min with the following corrections: Index corr 1.3 min., Dip 3.8 min, alt corr. 3.5 min., additional corr. for planet 0.6 min?=15 deg. 04.3 min. 69.For marine navigational purposes, every great circle on the Earth has a length of 21,600 miles 70.Which of the following statements about GPS is TRUE?=A GPS fix with DGPS correction may be accurate to within ten meters. 71.What change in the wind direction could be expected at position "D" if the low were moving northeasterly? veering to thr west 72.Elongation is the term used to denote the angle between lines to the Sun and a planet, as observed from the Earth? 73.You are on board "M/V Nevershift" and plotting your position using your GPS. When navigating using GPS, what is an indicator of the geometry of the satellites that your receiver is locked onto? Horizontal Dilution of Precision 74. When using a recording depth finder in the open ocean, what phenomena is most likely to produce a continuous trace that may not be from the actual ocean bottom? Echoes from a deep scattering layer 75.The arc of a great circle which passes through the body and celestial poles is part of the hour circle 76. In the Segregation Table of Dangerous Cargoes, what does the code number "1" signify? away from 77.Compatibility group "F' involves articles containing a secondary detonating explosive substance, with its own means of initiation,with or without a propelling charge 78.While on board the tanker "Jacking Rosey", you start discharging your cargo of fuel oil using centrifugal pump #3. Which of the following is TRUE about the operation of the centrifugal pump? If you increase the speed of rotation, the discharge pressure will also increase.

79.What is the MAXIMUM duration of the Certification for the Carriage of NoxiousLiquid Substances in Bulk? 5 years 80.What is the most common cause of wet damage to cargo during navigation?Defective water-tightness of cargo spaces 81.Outside special areas, the discharge of substances under Category D of Marpol, Annex II, is allowed if not more than 100,000 ppm 82. You are on board the reefer vessel "M/V Kelly Paweese". If the reefer spaces are not properly cleaned, which of the following is most likely to occur? Molds will develop on the commodities. 83. Under the IMDG Code, Class 3.1 includes flammable liquids having a flashpoint below -18C 84. How many "tuns" are equal to one "hogshead"? 1/4 85. You are on board the general cargo vessel "Horny Deer" and loading hydrochloric acid in drums. What color of label do you expect corrosive liquids and acids to have? white and black 86. How do the lights on the outside of the canopy on an inflatable liferaft operate=automatically when theraft is inflated 87.Due to the shape of the sea anchor, the best way to haul it back aboard is by its trip line 88.The purpose of the tricing pendants is to hold a lifeboat next to the embarkation deck while loading 89.Which area is designated a special area by Annex V to MARPOL 73/78? redsea 90.When a wind force causes a vessel to heel to a static angle, therighting moment equals the wind-heeling moment 91. After your long and proud experience in using the sextant, you should know that when the index and horizon mirrors of a properly adjusted sextant are at an angle of 30 to each other, the arc reads 60 deg 92. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding equatorial tides? The difference in height between consecutive high or low tides is at a minimum. 93.What is that portion of a representative sample consisting of water, ice or other liquid expressed as a percentage of the total wet mass of that sample? moisture content

94.Which of the following containers is a major consideration in stowgae planning on board a container vessel due to stack height limitations=High cube container 95.What is the percentage moisture content (wet mass basis) at which a flow state develops under the prescribed test in a representative sample of the material? Flow moisture point 96.You are on board M/V Banana and loading a shipment of mangoes at the port of Banda Amag. You notice that the mangoes are beginning to rot. What should you do?wrte up exception for cargo 97.What will NOT provide the minimum required segregation for two incompatible liquid cargoes on a tanker?Solid (non-intercostal) bulkhead 98. When did the IMDG Code become mandatory? january 1 2004 99. You are on board "M/T Mattoda Skaya", an oil tanker. Which of the following is a necessary precaution as regards oil cargo?Tests with a special Hydrogen Sulphide detector must be made in the vicinity of each access point for sampling to ensure that it does not exceed the TLV 100. You are on board M/V Locking Twister, a container vessel. Under normal weather and sea conditions when securing a stack of containers with twist locks, lashings are required when the tier exceeds what height? 2 contaibers 101.In a rescue operation, the aircraft crosses your vessel's wake close astern at low altitude while rocking the wings. What does this mean? Your assistance is no longer required. 102.Spreading oil on the open sea has the effect of preventing the wave crests from breaking 103.What is a horizontal wind velocity for which the Coriolis force exactly balances the horizontal pressure force? geostrophic wind 104. While on board "M/V Baleect Aran" steering a course of 299T, you wish to observe a body for a speed check. What does the azimuth of the body have to be?= Either 119 or 299T 105.The difference between the heights of low and high tide is the range 106.What is a perspective, conformal, azimuthal map projection in which points on the surface of a sphere or spheroid, such as the earth, are projected by radial lines from any point on the surface to a plane

tangent to the antipode of the point of projection?=Azimuthal orthomorphic map projection 107.You are on board "M/V Anabat Emoko" and are experiencing a katabatic wind. This wind blows= down an incline due to cooling of the air 108. You are on board M/V Solsticio and taking an amplitude. When should the Sun's center be observed on the visible horizon? when in high latitude 109.Which of the following celestial bodies has the slowest rate of increase in hour angle? The Moon 110.What is the formula for getting the departure in mid-latitude sailing? =P = (cos Lm) x Dlo 111. What is the primary reason for the winds from the horse latitudes to the doldrums to get deflected= Coriolis force 112.Neap tides occur when the Moon is in its first quarter and third quarter phases 113.What layers of the ionosphere combine to form a single layer at nighttime? f1&f2 114.You are on board M/V Logmundo in the South Pacific. You may determine the wind direction by observing all of the following EXCEPT swells. 115. When the South Equatorial Current reaches the African east coast, it diverts to form a southerly flowing current. After this current passes the Cape of Good Hope, what is it called when its direction changes to northwesterly?benguela current 116. Which of the following colors is primarily used for labelling "inflammable liquid" cargo in packaged form?red 117. What is the maximum weight of distress signals allowed to be carried on passenger ships?=2240 118.What refers to sweat battens secured to the frames and to the transverse bulkheads separating boiler and engine rooms from cargo holds?=permanent dunnage 119. Infectious substances may have any of the following, EXCEPT mucus 120.What is the standard length of a "1C" container? 20ft

121.What pallet pattern is most common and is used for oblong materials= row 122.Who is enforcing the provisions of the IMDG Code? competent authority 123. What term denotes the rotation of a container about a horizontal edge caused by the vessel's rolling motion?=toppling 124.In volume conversions, one "PIPE" is equivalent to how many butt(s)? =1 125. Which of the following would be the compatibility group of a secondary detonating explosive substance?=D 126.What is the consequence of a ship sailing with excessively high GM= violent movement in the seaway. 127. Which of the following is required to be "separated by a complete compartment or hold from" Class 1.3 explosives?Spontaneously combustible substances 128.Who is required to ensure that information in the dangerous cargo manifest is correctly transcribed= The person who supervises the preparation of the manifest 129. Which of the following colors is used for the figures "I,II or III" radioactivity levels in labelling radioactive substances?red 130.What is the unit from which the stowage factor of any cargo is based? =long ton 131. When approaching a fire from leeward, you should shield firefighters from the fire by using =high velocity fog 132. After abandoning ship on board "M/V Pistolato", you boarded the inflatable liferaft. Which of the following is your liferaft surely equipped with?=towing connection 133.You are on board "M/V Vanggaking" involved in a collision. Free communication effect is in direct proportion to length and width of space 134. What type of rudder are most lifeboats are equipped with unbalanced rudder 135.You are to perform CPR on a beautiful passenger. What should you do before CPR is started= you should establish an open airway

136.You are underway in the Gulf of Mexico when you hear a distress message over the VHF radio. The position of the sender is about 20 miles south of Galveston, TX, and you are about 80 miles ESE of Galveston. What action should you take? Defer acknowledgment for a short interval so that a coast station may acknowledge receipt 137. On board your vessel, "M/V Explosivo", the lowest temperature required to cause self-sustained combustion of a substance independent of any outside source of ignition is called ignition temp. 138. You are on board the tanker "M/T Tikiti". For the purposes of cargo oil containment, the fixed container under the manifold of an eight-inch loading line must hold a minimum of 3 barrels 139.A call between any two ship stations on an intership working frequency shall have a maximum duration of 3 mins 140.The use of sinking and dispersing chemical agents for removal of surface oil is=authorized only with prior approval of the On-Scene Coordinator 141.A vessel operating outside of coastal waters must carry an automatically activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) if she has berthing and galley facilities 142.What is the night signal that means "This is the best place to land" firing a green star 143.Your vessel has a 10 cm drag in static condition. The MTC of your vessel is 1000 cm-tons. How many tons of cargo must be loaded in number 5 hold which is 20 meters forward of the tipping center, if she has to be on even keel? 5 tons 144. On board small passenger vessels, storage batteries containing an electrolyte must be set in trays constructed of a material resistant to damage by the electrolyte 145.You are on board M/V Gargantikol approaching the port of Seattle, USA. Which is the required location of the radiotelephone station aboard a vessel to which the "Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Act" applies?=On the bridge or in the wheelhouse 146.mid for the Philippines=548 147.What is the required battery capacity for the Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)? 96 hours in standby, and 8 hours in transpond mode

148.What is the international DSC frequency for ship's reception of public correspondence in MF? 2177khz 149. How does the SART help in search and rescue operation= It transmits 12 blips on the X-band radar screen when activated. 150. What is the system that gives ships access to different warnings, forecasts, shore-to-ship distress alerts, news and other necessary information?=EGC 151.What is the required operational frequency range for the Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)?9200-9500 MHz 152. How many NAVAREAS are available in the NAVTEX system?=16 153.What is the required polarization for the Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)?=horizontal 154.What is the required polarization for the Search and Rescue Transponder (SART)?= 155.What does the term "tide" refer to?: It is the vertical movement of the water. 156. When making altitude observations for evening stars, the stars in which quadrant should be observed FIRST? eastern 157. Which light characteristic may be used on a special purpose mark? fixed 158. If you apply estimated current and wind to your vessel's course and speed, you will derive a(n) estimated position 159.You are on board M/V Neversouth conducting parallel sailing along the Arctic Circle. Which of the following navigational stars will be IMPOSSIBLE for you to observe?peacock 160. What occurs at civil twilight? The sun is 6 degrees below the celestial horizon. 161.Your vessel, "M/V Headka Rent", is making way through the water at a speed of 12 knots. Your vessel traveled 30 nautical miles in 2 hours 20 minutes. What current are you experiencing?A following current of 0.9 knot 162.When navigating in high latitudes and using a chart based on a Lambert conformal projection, a straight line drawn on the chart approximates a great circle

163. On December 7, you check the Tidal Current Tables for The Narrows in New York Harbor and determined that the maximum "Ebb current" is 2.0 knots at 0600 and "Slack water" is at 0900. All of the following situations MAY OCCUR, EXCEPT At 0850, the flood current is 0.1 knots. 164. On December 7, you check the Tidal Current Tables for The Narrows in New York Harbor and determined that "Slack water" is at 0600 and the maximum "Ebb current" is 2.0 knots at 0900. Which of the following statements is TRUE?At 1000, there will be flood current. 165. Which of the following classes of dangerous cargo would NOT have a "Fire" symbol on its labelling=6.2 166. Which of the following is NOT a special area under Regulation 10, Annex 1 of Marpol=south china sea 167.What is a plate that fits over twist lock stackers or single stacking cones and bridges the distance between adjacent stacks of containers? linkage plate 168. What is a tension element made of rod, wire rope, chain or tensioning device used to secure a stack of containers?lashing 169.What is the main purpose of ventilation of cargo holds? To maintain the air at the required quality ofr cargo storage 170.What term refers to the saturation of a dry bulk product with water to the point where it acts as a liquid?flow state 171.Which of the following is NOT one of the puposes of ventilation? To maintain positive pressure 172.In considering the initial stability of the vessel, there are three (3) MOST important points on the vessel. These are G,M,B. 173.Under the IMDG Code, Class 3.2 includes flammable liquids having a flashpoint up to 73 F 174.What is the category of substances and articles with fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or minor projection hazard under the IMDG Code?1.3 175.The angle of repose of the following cargoes are as follows: Rice (30 degrees), Sand (28 degrees), Corn (27 degrees), and Iron ore (40 degrees). Which of the following cargoes will give the LEAST broken stowage in a cargo hold without trimming?corn 176.All of the following are basic types of pallets, EXCEPT flush pallet

177. Under what division are substances and articles with projection hazard, but not a mass explosion hazard categorized? 1.2 178.What is the area of a circle with a radius of 10 meters after two sectors of 60 degrees each have been removed? 209 179.Which of the following would be the compatibility group of an article containing an explosive substance and an inflammable liquid or gel? J 180. If an inflatable liferaft is to be released manually, where should the operating cord be attached before throwing the raft overboard? Attach the cord to a fixed object on the ship. 181.How are fire alarm system thermostats actuated? the difference in thermal expansion of two dissimilar metals 182.The maneuvering information required to be posted in the wheelhouse must be based on certain conditions. Which of the following is NOT one of these conditions? The depth of the water must be at least one and one-half times the draft. 183. You are on board the medium-sized oil tanker M/T Dulassarap, and the Chief Officer instructs the Deck Watch to close the segregated ballast tank (SBT) lids while deballasting operations are in progress. What is the MAIN reason for this? To minimize the entry of exlosive petroleum gas into the ballast tanks 184.When two fire hose teams are attacking a fire they should not attack the fire from opposite sides. 185.Which substance is NOT considered to be "Oil" under the pollution prevention regulations?Oil mixed with dredge spoil 186. Many vessels are provided with flume tanks, which also have a dump tank located under the flume tanks. In the event the ship is damaged, you could dump the flume tanks into the dump tank which would reduce the free surface effect and lower the KG 187. You are on board "M/V Alcolokoy" with a victim who has suffered from heat exhaution. Treatment(s) of heat exhaustion consist(s) of moving to a shaded area and laying down 188.Carbon dioxide cylinders which protect machinery spaces, paint lockers and tanks may be located within those spaces when the amount of carbon dioxide does not exceed 300 lbs 189. Your vessel is equipped with totally enclosed lifeboats. Which statement is TRUE when the boat is enveloped in flames?An air tank

will provide about ten minutes of air for the survivors and the engine. 190.You are approaching the victims on a beach. What is the night signal that means "You are seen. Assistance will be given as soon as possible"?White star rocket consisting of 3 single signals fired at oneminute intervals 191.How should the transmission of urgency messages on HF be normally addressed? To all ships in a specific geographical area or to a specific coast station 192. All of the following are specific functions which all GMDSS-compliant ships must be able to perform, EXCEPT:Transmit ship-to-shore distress alerts by at least three independent means, each using different radio communication services 193.Which of the following is a required internal test of the VHF DSC? Selftest 194.What does the abbreviation "FAX" mean in GMDSS terminology? Facsimile 195.Up to what depth is the safe use of a channel restricted? controlling depth 196.The shoreline on charts generally represents the mean high water line 197.What occurs at astronomical twilight?The sun is 18 degrees below the celestial horizon. 198.What are tides called when there are small differences between the heights of two successive high tides or two low tides, in a tidal day? Semidiurnal tides 199.Which of the following statements about GPS is TRUE?DGPS corrections are not 100% reliable. 200. In using the starfinder, what portion of the template must be aligned to the elevated pole of the star base?latitude 201. Your longitude is 17959'E. The LMT at this longitude is 23h 54m on the 29th day of September. Twelve (12) minutes later, your position is 17958'E longitude. Your LMT and date are 00h 06m on September 30 202.You are inbound in a channel marked by a range. The range line is 309T. You are steering 306T and have the range in sight as shown. The range continues to open. What action should you take? Alter course to the left until the range closes then steer to the left of 306T.

203.What term refers to an article containing one or more explosive substances? explosive article 204.What type of container is specifically designed for large-volume, lowdensity cargoes, and with a height of 9 feet, 6 inches (about one foot taller than the conventional-sized container)?High cube container 205.When two dangerous cargoes are required to be "separated by a complete hold from" each other, what is required if they are to be stowed underdeck fore and aft?Separated by a bulkhead 206.For maximum ventilation of bagged cargo, one bag is laid directly on top of another lengthwise fore and aft and is called Bag on bag stowage 207.What is the volume of "A St. Petersburg & Baltic standard" of timber? 165 cubic feet 208.There are several devices that will facilitate the rapid and systematic discharging of break-bulk cargo. These include Port marks 209.What is the purpose of the flame screen? It allows the passage of vapors but not of flame. 210. You are treating a victim with a compound fracture. Unless there is danger of further injury, a person with a compound fracture should not be moved until bleeding is controlled and the fracture is immobilized 211.You are on M/V Deziotcho, a vintage vessel of 301 gross tons. Fuel for use on a vessel 300 GT or more, constructed before July 1, 1974, may be carried in independent tanks forward of a collision bulkhead if the tanks were designated, installed, or constructed for fuel oil carrying before July 1, 1974 212. What is a watertight access passage surrounding the propeller shaft which is fitted on a ship where the machinery space is positioned towards midships?tunnel 213.You are on board "M/V Triple T", a T-boat. The maximum number of passengers a "T-Boat" may carry is stated on the vessel's Certificate of Inspection 214.You are on board M/V Kuratongtong and found that the operating cord of the liferaft needs replacement. On inflatable liferafts, the operating cord should be renewed by an approved servicing facility ashore 215.For GMDSS-compliant ships without an emergency generator, the batteries are required to have a capacity to power the equipment for

how many hours? 6 216.Which of the following is required to be carried by a GMDSS compliant ship?A NAVTEX receiver, if the ship is engaged on voyages in any area where a NAVTEX service is provided. 217.For what purpose would using a Lambert conformal chart be more convenient than using a Mercator?Plotting radio bearings over a long distance 218. The time interval between the transmission of signals from a pair of Loran-C stations is very closely controlled and operates with an atomic time standard 219.What is the definition of the term "height of tide"? It is the vertical distance from the tidal datum to the level of the water at any time. 220. If the LORAN-C ground wave does NOT extend out as far as the skywave skip distance, there will be a skip zone in which no loran is received 221. Your vessel, "M/V Princess of the Torment" has positive stability. The distance between the line of force through B and the line of force through G of your vessel is called the righting arm 222.After claiming to be a seasoned navigator, you should know that if the sextant altitude reads 45 on the limb, the actual arc of the limb is 22.5 223. Which of the following will help prevent damage from dusty cargo segregation 224.What is the property of a gyroscope of resisting any force which tends to change its axis of rotation? rigidity in space 225.The color of a conical buoy under the IALA-B Buoyage system would be-red 226. What is the term used to indicate the distance in miles between the circle of equal altitude for the computed altitude (Hc) and the circle of equal altitude for the observed altitude (Ho)?-Altitude Intercept 227. You are on board "M/V Kwarenta Rugski" in longitude 17400'E on a true course of 250. The ship's clocks are on the proper time zone. At what longitude should the clocks be changed to maintain the proper zone time?-17230'E 228. You are on board "M/V Solar Bear Moon" and you want to find the

gyro error by amplitude observation. When taking an amplitude, the Sun's center should be observed on the visible horizon when __________. in high latitudes 229. What is the definition of the term "height of tide"?-It is the vertical distance from the tidal datum to the level of the water at any time. 230. What is the ecliptic?-t is the apparent annual path that the sun takes among the stars. 231. You are on board "M/V Micrometer Glass" and are a proud sextant user. The part of a sextant mounted directly over the pivot of the index arm is the __________.index mirror 232.Which of the following would indicate the existence of a welldeveloped tropical cyclone?-A very long ocean swell 233. A weather forecast states that the wind will commence veering. What does this indicate if you are in the Bering Sea?Shift in a clockwise manner 234.You are on board M/V Polar East on course 270 T along the equator. At around what time will the Full Moon cross your principal vertical circle above the horizon?2400 LMT 235. You are on board "M/V Nevershift" and plotting your position using your GPS. When navigating using GPS, what is an indicator of the geometry of the satellites that your receiver is locked onto?Horizontal Dilution of Precision 236.The equation of time is 8m 00s. The mean Sun is ahead of the apparent Sun. If you are 2W of the central meridian of your time zone, when will the apparent Sun cross your meridian?1216 237.While the car carrier M/V Forever North is on a heading of 358 degrees per master gyrocompass, you check its gyrocompass repeater on the starboard bridge wing giving you a heading of 002 degrees. The repeater has an error of 2 degrees west. Which of the following statements is TRUE? True North is dead ahead. 238.If you are at the equator, at around what time will the New Moon rise? 0600 LMT 239.After your long and proud experience in using the sextant, you should know that when the index and horizon mirrors of a properly adjusted sextant are at an angle of 20 to each other, the arc reads __________. 40

240.The least magnitude of the planet Venus will be observed when it is at: Inferior Conjunction 241. On December 7, you check the Tidal Current Tables for The Narrows in New York Harbor and determined that the maximum "Ebb current" is 2.0 knots at 0600 and "Slack water" is at 0900. Which of the following situations is IMPOSSIBLE to occur? At 0700, the flood current is 0.5 knot. 242. You are on board the livestock carrier "M/V Ark of Moses", which carries different animals. Which of the following mammals would NOT need to drink water on a one-month voyage? none of these 243. Infectious substances may have any of the following, EXCEPT:mucus 244.What is the capacity of Intermediate Bulk Container (IBCs)?3 cubic meters or 3000 liters 245.What will be the effect on the draft of a fully loaded tanker when oil is pumped out from the sternmost center tank? Increase in forward draft 246.Under the IMDG Code, a gas is a substance which is completely gaseous at 20 degrees centigrade at a standard pressure of _____101.3 kilopascals 247.All of the following are included in the entire process of tank washing by machine, EXCEPT ________.Sedimentation 248.How do you minimize the risk of a bulk material shifting?he cargo should be trimmed at a reasonable level to the boundaries of the cargo space. 249.While on board the tanker "Loosy Lew", you start discharging your diesel cargo using centrifugal pump #1. Which of the following is TRUE about the operation of the centrifugal pump?If you increase the speed of rotation, the discharge pressure will also increase. 250.When two dangerous cargoes are required to be "separated by a complete hold from" each other, what is required if they are to be stowed underdeck athwartships? It is not permitted 251. What is the method of purging cargo oil tanks which requires very slow entry of inert gas to prevent turbulence in achieving the intended result of lowering the hydrocarbon content?Displacement 252.Which of the following substances can undergo exothermic selfaccelerating decomposition? Organic peroxides

253. In considering the initial stability of the vessel, there are three (3) MOST important points on the vessel. These are ____. G, B and M 254.Which of the following is NOT required for packing dangerous goods? Packing must be watertight and fireproof. 255. In the Segregation Table of Dangerous Cargoes, what does the code number "1" signify? away from 256.Which of the following is NOT a system of ventilation used on cargo vessels? Purging ventilation 257. You are on board "M/T Mattoda Skaya", an oil tanker. Which of the following is a necessary precaution as regards oil cargo?Tests with a special Hydrogen Sulphide detector must be made in the vicinity of each access point for sampling to ensure that it does not exceed the TLV. 258.What is a plate that fits over twist lock stackers or single stacking cones and bridges the distance between adjacent stacks of containers? Linkage plate 259.Which of the following colors is primarily used for labelling "Radioactive substances" in packaged form?White under yellow 260.Which of the following should be undertaken by men down below into the cargo holds?Check that no stevedores is left in the hold before going up. 261.Which of the following classes of dangerous cargo would have a "Fire" symbol on its labelling? Class 5.1 262.Which of the following principles is an advent of several developments such as pallet load, lighters and barges?Unitization 263.The Chief Cook has a small, gaping laceration of the arm that is not bleeding excessively. What can be done as an alternative to suturing to close the wound? Apply butterfly strips, then a sterile dressing. 264.What are the symptoms of sun stroke?Temperature is high, pulse is strong and rapid, skin is hot and dry. 265.If you are forced to abandon ship in a lifeboat, you should __________. remain in the immediate vicinity 266.You are using an all-purpose nozzle while conducting a fire drill on M/V Solidodo. The spray of water produced by using the high-velocity fog position on an all-purpose nozzle will have __________. greater

range than low-velocity fog 267. According to the "Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Act", your radiotelephone log must contain __________.a summary of all distress calls and messages 268.Which of the following materials will usually be HARDEST to remove as splinter? Dry wood 269. What is the minimum number of people required to safely handle a 1-1/2 inch fire hose?2 270.Pieces of wood, glass, metal or other matter that get caught under the skin are called?Splinters 271. A compound fracture is a fracture in which __________.the bone may be visible 272.You are approaching the victims on a beach. What is the night signal that means "You are seen. Assistance will be given as soon as possible"? White star rocket consisting of 3 single signals fired at oneminute intervals 273. If you are fighting a fire below the main deck of your vessel, which action is most important concerning the stability of the vessel? Pumping fire-fighting water overboard 274.What is the greatest risk in conducting CPR?Being unable to revive the victim if proper CPR is not conducted quickly enough. 275.What is the minimum vapor concentration in air which can form an explosive mixture?Lower explosive limit (LEL) 276.All of the following are specific functions which all GMDSS-compliant ships must be able to perform, EXCEPT:Re-transmit maritime safety information (MSI) 277.The NAVTEX system has been allocated three (3) broadcast frequencies. Which of the following is NOT one of these frequencies? 4902.5 kHz 278. How does the SART help in search and rescue operations? It transmits 12 blips on the X-band radar screen when activated. 279.Which of the following is required to be carried by a GMDSS compliant ship?A VHF radio installation capable of transmitting DSC on channel 70, and radiotelephony on channels 16, 13 and 6.

280. In the NAVTEX system, what does the subject indicator "F" stand for? Pilot service messages 281.Under GMDSS, what digit is designated to the Northeast quadrant?0 282. Why is it necessary to keep clear of the SES antenna whenever it is being used to send or receive a call?It transmits a powerful electromagnetic field, which could be harmful to health. 283.n selecting the Coast Earth Stations, particular care should be taken in areas where ocean regions overlap. Which of the following is LEAST likely to overlap with the other ocean regions?Pacific Ocean Region 284. On what year is the COSPAS-SARSAT system expected to cease detecting EPIRB alerts on 121.5 MHz? 2008 285.In the NAVTEX system, what does the subject indicator "L" stand for? Additional navigational messages 286.When your ship receives a distress message from another ship in an area where reliable communications with one or more coast stations is practicable, what is the FIRST thing that you should do? Defer acknowledgment for a short interval so that a coast station may acknowledge receipt. 287.Which of the following is a "Category B" Search and Rescue Transponder?Portable SART 288.Which of the following is a DSC Channel on either MF or HF?8414.5 kHz 289.You are on board M/V Two Lodami, a container carrier bound for Montevideo, Uruguay. Using the Inmarsat-A system in seeking MEDICAL ADVICE, which of the following information is NOT one of those required to be transmitted if using radiotelephony?The urgency signal "SOS" 290. Which of the following is a DSC Channel on either MF or HF?6312.0 kHz 291.Which of the following is NOT one of the steps in testing a Search and Rescue Transponder? Ensure the radar displays the Morse Code "SAR". 292.What is the VHF frequency of Channel 16?156.800 MHz 293.The NAVTEX system has been allocated three (3) broadcast frequencies. Which of the following is NOT one of these frequencies? 4925.0 kHz

294. Under GMDSS, what digit is designated to the Southeast quadrant?2