You are on page 1of 67

Wrong answer summary

CES version: CES 5.2.8


Test date: 14.03.2016
Test type: STCW
Department: Deck
Level: Support
Vessel type: General cargo vessel

D
LA
Question asked (396):
When reeving a new wire onto a self-stowing winch drum you should, after looking at
brake arrangement, reeve it to pay out as follows:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Direction B

Question asked (521):


PA
Which is the "CAPSTAN", in the figure?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The Capstan is indicated by A, in the figure
N

Question asked (529):


IA

On the figure there are four (4) possible directions, shown by the arrowed lines, which
could be the correct direction associated with the term "HEAD LINE". Which one is the
correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
AR

Don't know
Correct answer:
Head line is given by B on the figure

Question asked (530):


On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "AIR DRAUGHT" given.
M

Which one is the correct one?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Air draught is given by D on the figure

Question asked (536):


On the figure there are four possible definitions of the term "STARBOARD BOW" given.
Which one is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Starboard bow is given by A on the figure

Page 1/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (537):


On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "STARBOARD
QUARTER" given. Which one is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Starboard quarter is given by C on the figure

LA
Question asked (614):
What is the normal name of the special wire/rope on board the ship used to make a tug
fast?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Towing spring

Question asked (1226):


PA
Read the text in the diagram and answer this question: What should be given to
prospective seafarers?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Approved training in survival techniques
N

Question asked (1491):


IA

When acting as helmsman would you expect the reading of the gyro compass to be the
same as the magnetic compass?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

Very seldom would they be the same

Question asked (1494):


What is the meaning of the term "Steady as she goes" when acting as helmsman?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
While altering the ships head, the instruction "steady as she goes" means reduce the
ships swing as rapidly as possible and steady on present course

Question asked (1736):


If you have to carry out hot work close to a smoke detector in the engine room, what
precautions should be taken?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Notify Master, Deck officer and Engineer in charge.The loop for this special sensor to be
switched off and take normal precautions for hot work.

Page 2/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3589):


Which of the mooring lines shown in the figure is known as the "AFT BREAST LINE"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The Aft Breast Line is B, in the figure

Question asked (3618):

LA
What letter indicates the direction "AHEAD", in the figure?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Ahead is indicated by A, in the figure

Question asked (3635):


PA
What is the output shown on the "Rate of Turn" display fitted on the bridge?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
The Rate of Turn indicator displays the rate the ship is swinging in degrees per minute
N

Question asked (3737):


The diagram shows the lead of a rope during mooring operations and the possible point
where it may break. Where would be considered the safest place to be standing?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Outside the coloured zone.
AR

Question asked (3781):


If you detect a fire on board the ship, dependent on the situation, which of the following
actions is the first to be taken?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Raise the fire alarm.

Question asked (3784):


Anyone of the crew who is assigned to watch duties in port has a number of important
tasks to carry out. Which one of the listed tasks should be included in the watchman's
duties?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Check the moorings for correct tightness and ensure the gangway remains safe and
secure.

Page 3/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3941):


During restricted visibility, you are posted as bridge lookout and you hear 1 long blast at
intervals of about 2 minutes on your port bow. What will you report to the OOW (officer on
watch)?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

D
Correct answer:
Fog signal of one long blast heard on the port bow at regular intervals of about 2 minutes

LA
Question asked (3947):
What will you do if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the
order: Starboard ten
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
PA
Repeat the command back and then turn the wheel to make the rudder turn 10 degrees
to starboard of amidships

Question asked (3953):


How should you, as helmsman, give feedback to the OOW (officer on watch) that his
G
orders are understood?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

By repeating the order


IA

Question asked (10035):


*What is the signal actuated by a fire detection system?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
A visual and audible alarm signal at the control panel

Question asked (10094):


Water is the extinguishing agent which is the most widely employed and its action as an
M

extinguishing agent is due to a combination of the following phenomena:


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Cooling, smothering and dispersion

Question asked (10134):


Which one of the following is a limitation on the use of chemical powders?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
All the below mentioned alternatives

Page 4/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (10167):


The method of extinction by smothering is based on this basis;
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The fire is extinguished by avoiding the contact between the fuel vapours and the oxygen

Question asked (10173):

LA
In order to extinguish a flammable liquid of the same kind as alcohol, we can use:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Anti-alcohol foam

Question asked (10254):


PA
*Which of these series of sizes corresponds to the international standard for nozzles
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
12 mm, 16 mm and 19 mm
N

Question asked (10457):


In case of a fire on the line of an oxyacetylene gas-welding equipment, what action
should be taken?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Close the valves on both bottles, first the acetylene and then the oxygen bottle
AR

Question asked (20040):


Give the meaning of the following symbol:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Davit launched liferaft

Question asked (20179):


Which one of the listed requirements regarding the stowage of liferafts corresponds to
present SOLAS regulations?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Liferafts shall be stowed with its painter permanently attached to the ship

Page 5/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (20230):


An immersion suit will not sustain burning or continue melting after being totally
enveloped in a fire for a period of:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
2 sec

LA
Question asked (20291):
In which way shall a survivor be hauled out of the sea?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Horizontal

Question asked (20313):


PA
Which of air and water is the fluid that transfers the greatest amount of heat during the
same time, given that the fluid is not flowing along the immersed body?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Water
N

Question asked (20451):


What signal, if any, is specified in SOLAS as the "Abandon ship" signal ?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
the "Abandon ship" signal is not specified, only the general emergency alarm signal is
AR

stated

Question asked (31338):


How would an enclosed space be defined?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
One in which the atmosphere may have a deficiency of oxygen or may have a toxic gas

Question asked (31437):


Which one of the following types of rope is the most dangerous to work with?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Nylon.

Page 6/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (31442):


Under what circumstances should gangway nets be rigged under the gangway?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Whenever the gangway is rigged between ship and shore.

Question asked (31532):

LA
A lifejacket should be provided with:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
A whistle and a light

Question asked (32004):


PA
Which of the following areas may be possible restricted areas? (Review all answers)
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
All alternatives
N

Question asked (32011):


"During a bomb search, which of the following is an important principle to follow?"
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Do not touch any suspicious packages
AR

Question asked (33208):


When loading steel coils into the hold of a General Cargo ship, which is the "locking coil"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
The final coil loaded at the centre of the stow in second, third and fourth tiers

Question asked (33214):


When will a hatch cover cross-joint wedge need replacement on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
When the flat spring is missing

Page 7/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33221):


What is the correct sequence of washing a cargo hold of a General Cargo ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Sweep, saltwater wash, freshwater rinse, dry

Question asked (33240):

LA
What must be ensured when using the ship's cargo gear on a General Cargo vessel in
hot climates?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

Question asked (33244):


PA
That grease from wire falls does not fall onto cargoes being loaded or discharged

On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be ensured when using ship's cargo gear in hot
climates?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
That grease from wire falls does not fall onto cargoes being loaded or discharged
N

Question asked (33252):


When lashing general cargoes why are short lashings preferred to long ones?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Because they are more easily tightened and held in tension
AR

Question asked (33259):


What would you do immediately if you saw oil spilling from a bunker hose during cargo
operations on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Stop the bunker operation

Question asked (33261):


What should be done prior to loading structural steel products on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Dunnage of 7.5cm x 7.5cm cross section should be laid athwartships over the tank top
about 3m apart

Page 8/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33264):


Why should cargo residues be removed from bilge wells on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Because bilge sounding pipes could become blocked

Question asked (33670):

LA
You have been assigned to enter a hold and check the general cargo stowed in it, as part
of an on-passage monitoring procedure. What must be in place before you can do that?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

Question asked (33672):


PA
The necessary permits, based on valid atmospheric and other applicable tests.

What general background colour is used on warning signs that indicate emergency or first
-aid features, or indicate a safe condition?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Green.
N

Question asked (33724):


Where is the "FORECASTLE", in the figure?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The Forecastle is B, in the figure
AR

Question asked (33751):


What do you understand by: Secure the tug?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Secure the tug means: to make fast the tug

Question asked (33753):


How would you alert others onboard if you saw a person falling overboard?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
If I saw a person falling overboard I would shout repeatedly, "Man overboard"

Page 9/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33760):


What do you understand by: Bitter end?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Bitter end means: the end link of an anchor cable that is secured within the chain locker

Question asked (33880):

LA
Which of the following is false when a casualty is bleeding?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Cover the wound with a cloth

Question asked (33881):


To control bleeding, a tourniquet should be applied:
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Only when all other means have failed
N

Question asked (33892):


When first using cleaning agent in the machinery space, the crew should:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Confirm that it won't form an emulsion
AR

Question asked (33896):


Which of the following is part of the spill response equipment inventory?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Sorbents

Question asked (34476):


When preparing cargo cranes for operation on a General Cargo ship using shore
personnel, what are three of the most important checks to be made?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Check that winches, brakes and emergency stops are working correctly

Page 10/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (34481):


What must be done before dock workers and stevedores are allowed on board a General
Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Identification and passes must checked and number of persons on board recorded

LA
Question asked (34488):
On a General Cargo Vessel cargo is be secured using turnbuckles (bottlescrews) and
wires; what is the minimum number of bulldog grips that should be used to attach wires to
turnbuckles ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
A minimum of three

Question asked (34489):


PA
On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be done if a crane or derrick block sheave is
found to be worn?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Inform Chief Officer and prepare to change block if required

Question asked (34490):


IA

What are the more likely causes of damage to the cargo holds internal structure on a
General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Damage may be caused by fork lift truck operations and loading/discharge of heavy cargo

Question asked (34492):


What should you ensure prior to closing hatch covers when preparing to sail on a General
M

Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
That all track ways are clear of obstructions

Question asked (34590):


Why is working at height on a moving vessel more risky than working at height ashore?
Select the best option.
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The vessel may be moving which causes extra loads on a person.

Page 11/11
Wrong answer summary
CES version: CES 5.2.8
Test date: 14.03.2016
Test type: STCW
Department: Deck
Level: Support
Vessel type: General cargo vessel

D
LA
Question asked (223):
When keeping a lookout, what would be the correct understanding of the question "What
is the aspect of the other ship"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
PA
The question is requesting some indication of the direction the other ship is heading.

Question asked (396):


When reeving a new wire onto a self-stowing winch drum you should, after looking at
brake arrangement, reeve it to pay out as follows:
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Direction B

Question asked (572):


IA

What is name of the machine shown, used to heave on the ropes during mooring and
unmooring?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Winch

Question asked (1490):


What is the correct understanding of the term "LEE SIDE"?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The lee side is the side of the ship which is facing away from the wind.

Question asked (1495):


What does the term "Hard a Starboard" or "Hard to Starboard" mean?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Put the wheel fully over to starboard.

Page 1/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (1641):


Apart from red, what other colour is frequently used for a dry powder extinguisher?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Blue

Question asked (2018):

LA
Who is authorised to operate lifting equipment around the ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Those ship's personnel who have been assessed as competent and are duly authorised

Question asked (2874):


PA
to do so by the master as per the procedures as outlined in the ship's SMS system.

In case of fire in the switch board, what kind of extinguisant to be preferred?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
CO2
N

Question asked (2967):


When you are on watch during a stay in port, what should you always ensure is ready at
IA

the head of the gangway?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

Life buoy with line.

Question asked (2977):


When a vessel arrives at a port to pick up a pilot and enter harbour, there should be
someone required to stand by the anchor forward. How should the anchor be prepared
and ready?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The brake securely applied, all cement/covering into the chain locker and securing
arrangements from windlass removed. The guillotine can remain for removal when ready

Question asked (2979):


What kind of safety clothing should be worn during a mooring operation?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Helmet, safety shoes, gloves and protective clothes.

Page 2/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3621):


In the diagram, which letter is pointing to the area of the ship known as the "STERN"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The Stern area is indicated by C, in the figure

Question asked (3639):

LA
When acting as helmsman, what should be the method of responding to an order?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
When receiving an order, the order should be repeated back to the person who gave it
before carrying out the order.

Question asked (3650):


PA
During the anchoring procedure, what would the 2nd Officer understand by the following
request from the bridge, "How is the chain"?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
The bridge would like to know the direction of the anchor cable from the hawse pipe.
N

Question asked (3670):


IA

What is a ship's "Gangway"?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

A Gangway is a portable means of access between the ship and the shore

Question asked (3736):


The diagram shows the direction that a rope runs during a mooring operation and a
possible place where it may break. Where would be considered the safest position to
stand?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Outside the blue coloured zone.

Question asked (3738):


What kind of safety equipment must be worn during anchoring?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
All of the mentioned equipment.

Page 3/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3765):


Which of the following are frequent causes of fires in accommodation?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
1 Smoking in bed. 2 Covering of electric fires with blankets. 3 Overloading electric plugs.

Question asked (3784):

LA
Anyone of the crew who is assigned to watch duties in port has a number of important
tasks to carry out. Which one of the listed tasks should be included in the watchman's
duties?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

PA
Check the moorings for correct tightness and ensure the gangway remains safe and
secure.

Question asked (3940):


How is a EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) activated?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Most EPIRBs are automatically activated when they enter the water

Question asked (3948):


IA

How will you act if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the
order: Nothing to port
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Dont allow the ship to swing at all to port

Question asked (3952):


Apart from steering the helmsman should also:
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Regularly check the gyro against the magnetic compass

Question asked (10071):


How does low expansion foam act as an extinguishing agent when dealing with oil fires?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
By smothering and also by providing some cooling

Page 4/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (10158):


What kind of fuel will originate a class A fire?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
a solid (cardboard or wood)

Question asked (10268):

LA
Proteinic foams have the feature of being?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Of low expansion, viscous and solid, easily contaminated by hydrocarbons

Question asked (10448):


PA
The presence of smoke represents one of the greatest dangers in the fire fighting. Why?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
It reduces the visibility, provokes panic, is irritating and may be toxic
N

Question asked (20063):


The main buoyancy chamber of an inflatable liferaft must be divided into:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
2 compartments
AR

Question asked (20187):


Which part of the float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts is made to release the
liferaft after being automatically inflated during the ship is sinking?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
The weak link

Question asked (20245):


According to SOLAS, every persons assigned to crew the rescue boat or assigned to the
marine evacuation system party shall be provided with:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
An immersion suit or an anti-exposure suit

Page 5/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (20258):


A person wearing an anti-exposure suit shall be able to:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
perform all duties associated with abandonment, assist others and operate a rescue boat

Question asked (20307):

LA
You have abandoned ship in a liferaft. In most cases, which of the following actions
should you generally take?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

anchor

Question asked (20314):


PA
Organise a lookout system. Join up with other survival craft if possible. Stream the sea

What is the greatest interest of the "help" position ?


Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
It lessens the survivor's heat escape
N

Question asked (31335):


IA

When is a machine "securely guarded?"


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

When it is fitted with a guard or similar device which prevents foreseeable contact
between a person, his clothing or items held in his hands, whilst it is in operation

Question asked (31436):


What items of clothing should be avoided during mooring operations?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
All of the items specified in the alternative answers.

Question asked (31442):


Under what circumstances should gangway nets be rigged under the gangway?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Whenever the gangway is rigged between ship and shore.

Page 6/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (31552):


What kind of permits have to be obtained before starting cold work in tanks?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Cold work permit + Permit for entry .

Question asked (31563):

LA
One of the checks during the annual Class survey of the UMS functions is focusing on
cleanliness of the engine room. What is the reason for such a check ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
To reduce the general risk of fire in an unmanned engine room.

Question asked (31570):


Identify this symbol:
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Emergency generator?
N

Question asked (31574):


An alarm signal consisting of seven short blasts followed by one long blast is sounded by
the ship's whistle and the alarm bells. What are you to do?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Go to your lifeboat station (muster station).
AR

Question asked (32019):


Which of these actions should crew take if a suspicious object that may be a bomb is
located during a search?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Confirm with their search partner that the object found is suspicious.

Question asked (32147):


When handling drugs
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Wear skin protection and a facemask.

Page 7/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33209):


How should steel wire rod coils be stowed on a General Cargo ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
With their cores aligned fore and aft

Question asked (33214):

LA
When will a hatch cover cross-joint wedge need replacement on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
When the flat spring is missing

Question asked (33222):


PA
With regard to fire hose boxes and/or fire hydrants, what must be ensured upon
completion of cargo loading operations on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Fire hose boxes and fire hydrants must be accessible at all times
N

Question asked (33250):


What is known as a "Non-Standardized Cargo" on a General Cargo Ship?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Cargo which requires individual stowage and securing arrangements
AR

Question asked (33253):


What precaution must be taken when painting on deck during cargo operations on a
General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Cargo hold fan inlets near paint areas must be closed

Question asked (33257):


On a General Cargo ship in the United States, what will be the consequences of a ship's
failure to correct an unsafe stevedore working practice?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The ship will be prosecuted

Page 8/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33259):


What would you do immediately if you saw oil spilling from a bunker hose during cargo
operations on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Stop the bunker operation

LA
Question asked (33263):
What must be observed when checking cargo lashing belts on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
That they are not torn

Question asked (33685):


What do the letters IMDG stand for?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
International Maritime Dangerous Goods.
N

Question asked (33728):


What is the objective of the merchant navy?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
To safely transport goods by sea
AR

Question asked (33734):


What is the room often called where the crew eat their meals?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
The crew mess

Question asked (33750):


What do you understand by the order: "Move the pilot ladder to the other side"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Move the pilot ladder to the other side, means: to shift the pilot ladder to the opposite side
of the ship.

Page 9/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33756):


What is the normal term used for the regular training of how to launch the lifeboat?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Lifeboat drill

Question asked (33876):

LA
An airway should be used when
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The patient is breathing on his own but is doing so with great difficulty

Question asked (33883):


All heat burns should be
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Cooled as quickly as possible with running cold water for at least 10 minutes
N

Question asked (33886):


Port State Control Officers are authorised to:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Inspect and detain ship that are not meeting the requirements until they are able to
demonstrate compliance with the regulations
AR

Question asked (33896):


Which of the following is part of the spill response equipment inventory?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Sorbents

Question asked (34475):


Select the three main checks that must be made to ensure that a hold of a General
Cargo Vessel is fully weathertight before sailing ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Hatch cover fully secured, hold access battened down and bilge sounding pipe caps on

Page 10/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (34478):


The Chief officer of a General Cargo Vessel has instructed that ballast tanks must not be
allowed to overflow when ballasting alongside. Which of the following is of the greatest
concern?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

D
Correct answer:
Overflowing ballast water running over side and onto quay resulting in possible damage
to shore equipment

LA
Question asked (34480):
On a General Cargo ship, what must completed before a cargo hoist wire is replaced on a
deck crane ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
A full risk assessment carried out and a permit to work issued
PA
Question asked (34483):
Which of the following statements is the most appropriate with respect to cargo after
G
loading on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

All cargo must be fully secured before the vessel sails


IA

Question asked (34484):


On a General Cargo ship, when can dunnage from a previous cargo be used again for
cargo?
Selected answer (score 0):
AR

Don't know
Correct answer:
Only when clean and Chief Officer has approved use

Question asked (34485):


M

When preparing to ballast the double-bottom tanks of a General Cargo Vessel, which of
the following must be done?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The Chief Officer's ballast plan followed exactly

Question asked (34489):


On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be done if a crane or derrick block sheave is
found to be worn?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Inform Chief Officer and prepare to change block if required

Page 11/11
Wrong answer summary
CES version: CES 5.2.8
Test date: 14.03.2016
Test type: STCW
Department: Deck
Level: Support
Vessel type: General cargo vessel

D
LA
Question asked (193):
When you join a new ship, how are you informed about safety rules, alarm instructions
and your own duties in case of an emergency?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
By muster lists exhibited in conspicuous places

Question asked (522):


PA
On the diagram, which letter indicates what is meant by the word "DRAUGHT" of the
ship?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Draught is indicated by D, in the figure

Question asked (534):


IA

On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "QUAY" given. Which one
is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Quay is given by A on the figure

Question asked (541):


On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "WINDLASS" given. Which
M

one is the correct one?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Windlass is given by B on the figure

Question asked (543):


On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "CENTRE LINE" given.
Which one is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Centre line is given by A on the figure

Page 1/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (563):


What shall you do if you see a person falling into the sea?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Throw a lifebuoy over board and report to the bridge immediately.

Question asked (577):

LA
When should the lookout report another vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
As soon as it is sighted or heard.

Question asked (1485):


What is the correct understanding of the term "boat drill"?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Practical exercise for the people on board to practice their duties and be prepared in the
case of an emergency abandon ship.
N

Question asked (1487):


What is the correct understanding of the term "boat deck"?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The deck where the lifeboats davits are positioned.
AR

Question asked (1488):


What is the correct understanding of the term "gangway"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Portable bridge arrangement between ship and shore, when alongside.

Question asked (1494):


What is the meaning of the term "Steady as she goes" when acting as helmsman?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
While altering the ships head, the instruction "steady as she goes" means reduce the
ships swing as rapidly as possible and steady on present course

Page 2/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (2013):


What is the inherent danger in welding/cutting in piping containing freon?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Development of nitrous gases?

Question asked (2014):

LA
Are there any restriction on entry into cargo holds at sea?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Permission must be obtained from Chief Officer

Question asked (2152):


PA
When two ships are lying alongside each other in a ship to ship operation and one ship is
lying at anchor, anchor watch duties must be carried out as follows:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Both ships have normal anchor watch responsibility in addition to watching ship to ship
fendering, mooring etc.
N

Question asked (2903):


Where on board can you find the different types of protection equipment, the placement,
IA

how much equipment etc?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

The ships safety plan.

Question asked (2967):


When you are on watch during a stay in port, what should you always ensure is ready at
the head of the gangway?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Life buoy with line.

Question asked (3603):


In the diagram, which letter is indicating the "bits" which would probably be used by the
"FORWARD SPRING" when mooring the ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The bits for the Forward Spring is indicated by D, in the figure

Page 3/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3608):


Which is the "MOORING BUOY", in the figure?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The Mooring Buoy is indicated by B, in the figure

Question asked (3633):

LA
What are the duties of the bridge lookout during the night, when the vessel is in the
middle of the ocean?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

to the Officer of the Watch

Question asked (3667):


PA
The lookout must keep a lookout all-round the ship and report anything sighted, or heard,

What is understood by the term "Boat Drill"?


Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
"Boat Drill" means the practical training in the various aspects of getting all the people
N

onboard safely off the ship, in the event of abandoning ship

Question asked (3757):


IA

In a smoke filled alleyway where will the cleanest air be found, and how should you
proceed out?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Near to the deck, crawl out keeping your face as near to the deck as possible.

Question asked (3784):


Anyone of the crew who is assigned to watch duties in port has a number of important
M

tasks to carry out. Which one of the listed tasks should be included in the watchman's
duties?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Check the moorings for correct tightness and ensure the gangway remains safe and
secure.

Question asked (3941):


During restricted visibility, you are posted as bridge lookout and you hear 1 long blast at
intervals of about 2 minutes on your port bow. What will you report to the OOW (officer on
watch)?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

Page 4/11
Wrong answer summary
Correct answer:
Fog signal of one long blast heard on the port bow at regular intervals of about 2 minutes

Question asked (3948):


How will you act if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the
order: Nothing to port
Selected answer (score 0):

D
Don't know
Correct answer:
Dont allow the ship to swing at all to port

LA
Question asked (3952):
Apart from steering the helmsman should also:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Regularly check the gyro against the magnetic compass
PA
Question asked (10115):
The necessary elements to create fire are
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

combustible, oxygen, heat and chain reaction


IA

Question asked (10119):


*What are the main components of the atmospherical air?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
O2: 21% N2: 78% H2O: traces CO2: traces, Rare gases: traces

Question asked (10372):


When at sea, you discover that the bilges in the engine room have a large quantity of oil
M

residues floating around. What action should you take?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Notify Chief Engineer, find cause of leakage, remedy the leakage and then immediately
start to clean the bilges

Question asked (10516):


Give the meaning of the following symbol
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Fire station

Page 5/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (20187):


Which part of the float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts is made to release the
liferaft after being automatically inflated during the ship is sinking?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The weak link

LA
Question asked (20209):
The wearer of a lifejacket can jump into the water without injury and without damaging the
jacket from a height of at least:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
4,50 m

Question asked (20243):


PA
Which one of the listed requirements regarding life-jackets corresponds to present
SOLAS regulations ? A life-jacket shall be so constructed that:
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
it allows the wearer to jump from height of at least 4.5 m into the water without injury and
N

without damaging the life-jacket

Question asked (20291):


IA

In which way shall a survivor be hauled out of the sea?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Horizontal

Question asked (20445):


*Which one of the following requirements regarding lifebuoys corresponds to present
SOLAS regulations ?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
not less than half the total number of lifebuoys shall be provided with self-ignition lights.

Question asked (31357):


What types of fire extinguishers shall be used in the engine room?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Fire extinguishers equipped for powder or CO2 only.

Page 6/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (31442):


Under what circumstances should gangway nets be rigged under the gangway?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Whenever the gangway is rigged between ship and shore.

Question asked (31520):

LA
How should the painter of a liferaft which is fitted with a hydrostatic release be secured to
the ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Secured via a weak link to a secure part of the ship

Question asked (31560):


When fighting fire, why shall you never pour water into hot fat?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
The water will explode into steam causing hot fat to be thrown far away thus possibly
causing severe burns or fire.
N

Question asked (32002):


IA

Which Security Levels requires the highest security alert?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

Security Level 3

Question asked (32004):


Which of the following areas may be possible restricted areas? (Review all answers)
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
All alternatives

Question asked (33206):


On a General Cargo vessel, how should steel coils be stowed?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
With their cores aligned fore and aft

Page 7/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33214):


When will a hatch cover cross-joint wedge need replacement on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
When the flat spring is missing

LA
Question asked (33250):
What is known as a "Non-Standardized Cargo" on a General Cargo Ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Cargo which requires individual stowage and securing arrangements

Question asked (33253):


PA
What precaution must be taken when painting on deck during cargo operations on a
General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Cargo hold fan inlets near paint areas must be closed
N

Question asked (33258):


Where will you find instructions on how reduce or control an oil spill during bunker
IA

operations on a General Cargo vessel?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

In the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

Question asked (33259):


What would you do immediately if you saw oil spilling from a bunker hose during cargo
operations on a General Cargo vessel?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Stop the bunker operation

Question asked (33261):


What should be done prior to loading structural steel products on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Dunnage of 7.5cm x 7.5cm cross section should be laid athwartships over the tank top
about 3m apart

Page 8/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33670):


You have been assigned to enter a hold and check the general cargo stowed in it, as part
of an on-passage monitoring procedure. What must be in place before you can do that?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The necessary permits, based on valid atmospheric and other applicable tests.

LA
Question asked (33693):
To conform with "best practise", can you drive a crane and stand-by for a colleague who
has entered a cargo tank at the same time?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
No.

Question asked (33733):


What does the word "pirates" mean?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Pirates are persons who attempt to board and take over a ship at sea
N

Question asked (33750):


What do you understand by the order: "Move the pilot ladder to the other side"?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Move the pilot ladder to the other side, means: to shift the pilot ladder to the opposite side
AR

of the ship.

Question asked (33751):


What do you understand by: Secure the tug?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Secure the tug means: to make fast the tug

Question asked (33752):


What do you understand by the term: "Let go the tug"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Let go the tug means: to cast off the lines that secure the tug to the ship

Page 9/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33870):


In the human body, breathing is controlled by
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The respiratory centre in the brain

Question asked (33876):

LA
An airway should be used when
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The patient is breathing on his own but is doing so with great difficulty

Question asked (33886):


Port State Control Officers are authorised to:
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Inspect and detain ship that are not meeting the requirements until they are able to
demonstrate compliance with the regulations
N

Question asked (33892):


When first using cleaning agent in the machinery space, the crew should:
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Confirm that it won't form an emulsion
AR

Question asked (34474):


A mixed deck cargo is to be loaded on a General Cargo Vessel; what are some of the
important checks to be made by the Officer of the Watch?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
All fire hydrants and sounding pipes must be accessible

Question asked (34477):


On a General Cargo Vessel, under what regulations would steel bands remaining in the
cargo holds have to be discharged?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
MARPOL (Annex V Regulations for the prevention of pollution by garbage from ships)

Page 10/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (34483):


Which of the following statements is the most appropriate with respect to cargo after
loading on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
All cargo must be fully secured before the vessel sails

LA
Question asked (34484):
On a General Cargo ship, when can dunnage from a previous cargo be used again for
cargo?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Only when clean and Chief Officer has approved use

Question asked (34486):


PA
Double-bottom tanks of a General Cargo ship are to be ballasted with sea water; which of
the following are the most important checks to be made ?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
All air vent pipes open and clear, pipeline valves open to correct tanks and other tank
N

valves checked closed

Question asked (34487):


IA

A small consignment of dangerous goods is to be loaded on deck of a General Cargo


ship; choose from the following stowage position which is the most suitable ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
The aft end of No. 4 hold

Question asked (34488):


On a General Cargo Vessel cargo is be secured using turnbuckles (bottlescrews) and
M

wires; what is the minimum number of bulldog grips that should be used to attach wires to
turnbuckles ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
A minimum of three

Question asked (34489):


On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be done if a crane or derrick block sheave is
found to be worn?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Inform Chief Officer and prepare to change block if required

Page 11/11
Wrong answer summary
CES version: CES 5.2.8
Test date: 14.03.2016
Test type: STCW
Department: Deck
Level: Support
Vessel type: General cargo vessel

D
LA
Question asked (516):
On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "BOLLARD" given. Which
one is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Bollard is given by D on the figure

Question asked (543):


PA
On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "CENTRE LINE" given.
Which one is the correct one?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Centre line is given by A on the figure

Question asked (544):


IA

On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "MIDSHIPS" given. Which
one is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Midships is given by B on the figure

Question asked (571):


When could there be a demonstration of how to start a lifeboat engine?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
A demonstration could be arranged during a lifeboat drill

Question asked (1228):


Read the text in the diagram and answer the following question: When should training in
personal survival techniques be given?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Before being employed

Page 1/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (1485):


What is the correct understanding of the term "boat drill"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Practical exercise for the people on board to practice their duties and be prepared in the
case of an emergency abandon ship.

LA
Question asked (1491):
When acting as helmsman would you expect the reading of the gyro compass to be the
same as the magnetic compass?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Very seldom would they be the same

Question asked (1636):


PA
Hydrocarbon gas encountered in oil tankers cannot burn in an atmosphere containing
less than approximately what percentage of oxygen (by volume)?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
11%
N

Question asked (1663):


IA

As a general rule, where would you expect to find a portable fire extinguisher in any
space?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Near to the entrance to the space

Question asked (2018):


Who is authorised to operate lifting equipment around the ship?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Those ship's personnel who have been assessed as competent and are duly authorised
to do so by the master as per the procedures as outlined in the ship's SMS system.

Question asked (2050):


What do you understand by the term "Slewing"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Turning or rotating a crane boom.

Page 2/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (2874):


In case of fire in the switch board, what kind of extinguisant to be preferred?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
CO2

Question asked (2877):

LA
Having a CO2 alarm during normal working hours, what immediate action should be
taken?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Get out of the engine room as soon as possible.

Question asked (2967):


PA
When you are on watch during a stay in port, what should you always ensure is ready at
the head of the gangway?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Life buoy with line.
N

Question asked (3303):


What is the first thing you are doing when having a lifeboat drill?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Put on the life jacket
AR

Question asked (3594):


In the figure, which letter indicates the "BREADTH of the vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Breadth is indicated by B, in the figure

Question asked (3614):


In the figure is shown the direction of possible mooring lines from the stern of a vessel,
when moored port side alongside a jetty. Which letter shows the direction which would be
used by a "STERN LINE"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The Stern Line is indicated by A, in the figure

Page 3/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3658):


What is the role of a tug in a port?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
A tug assists the ships to moor and unmoor

Question asked (3666):

LA
What is the meaning of the term "Make Fast", when mooring the ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Make Fast means secure the ropes to the bits

Question asked (3672):


What is understood by the term, "The Lee Side"?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Lee Side is the side that faces away from the wind
N

Question asked (3710):


What is the meaning of this symbol ?
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Lifeboat
AR

Question asked (3724):


If conditions permit, which is the best way to board a liferaft that is floating close to the
ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Use a rope ladder close to the raft to climb down and board

Question asked (3737):


The diagram shows the lead of a rope during mooring operations and the possible point
where it may break. Where would be considered the safest place to be standing?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Outside the coloured zone.

Page 4/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3749):


Which of the following actions will most effectively prevent fire in a cabin?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Ensuring that all persons avoid smoking in bed.

Question asked (3784):

LA
Anyone of the crew who is assigned to watch duties in port has a number of important
tasks to carry out. Which one of the listed tasks should be included in the watchman's
duties?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

PA
Check the moorings for correct tightness and ensure the gangway remains safe and
secure.

Question asked (3938):


What is the correct way that the lookout should report the appearance of a light, in clear
visibility, on the port side of the ship in a direction half way between right ahead and
G
abeam?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
N

Correct answer:
The lookout should state "Light 4 points to port"
IA

Question asked (3941):


During restricted visibility, you are posted as bridge lookout and you hear 1 long blast at
intervals of about 2 minutes on your port bow. What will you report to the OOW (officer on
watch)?
AR

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Fog signal of one long blast heard on the port bow at regular intervals of about 2 minutes
M

Question asked (3942):


What is meant by the term "keeping a proper lookout" as applied to the bridge lookout?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Keeping a visual lookout all round the ship and also actively listening out for audio signals

Question asked (3953):


How should you, as helmsman, give feedback to the OOW (officer on watch) that his
orders are understood?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

Page 5/11
Wrong answer summary
Correct answer:
By repeating the order

Question asked (10071):


How does low expansion foam act as an extinguishing agent when dealing with oil fires?
Selected answer (score 0):

D
Don't know
Correct answer:
By smothering and also by providing some cooling

LA
Question asked (10231):
Which of the following may cause a fire in the accommodation spaces?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
All the mentioned alternatives

Question asked (10295):


PA
What is the main advantage of a positive pressure breathing apparatus?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
If the face mask has a leak toxic fumes/smoke would still not enter the mask
N

Question asked (20052):


IA

Give the meaning of the following symbol:


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

child's lifejacket

Question asked (20202):


*A davit-launched liferaft on board a ship is so arranged to be boarded by its full
complement of persons in less than:
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
3 min

Question asked (20242):


A person wearing an adult lifejacket shall be able:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
to swim a short distance through the water and board a survival craft

Page 6/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (31355):


Where do you find instructions for tasks and duties in case of an emergency?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
In the muster list.

Question asked (31435):

LA
What safety clothing should be worn during an anchoring operation?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
All of the equipment mentioned in the alternative answers.

Question asked (31451):


Which of the following ear protection devices is most effective?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Ear muffs
N

Question asked (31597):


The responsibility for safety and security rests with everybody on board the vessel.
General house-keeping rules should be followed. Which of the listed rules is the most
IA

important?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

Keep your working area clean and tidy.

Question asked (32013):


When is a visitor onboard required to present an ID?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
"On SECURITY Level 1, 2 & 3"

Question asked (32115):


Which of these types of information is considered sensitive?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Voyage itinerary and departure and arrival times.

Page 7/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33207):


How should steel coils be loaded at the start of cargo operations on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
From both sides of a cargo hold working towards the centre

LA
Question asked (33217):
Why are drains fitted to hatch coamings of a General Cargo ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

Question asked (33218):


PA
To drain water that enters the hatch coaming channel via the hatch seals

What prevents hatch cover panels from lifting in a seaway on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
The hatch cleats
N

Question asked (33222):


With regard to fire hose boxes and/or fire hydrants, what must be ensured upon
completion of cargo loading operations on a General Cargo vessel?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Fire hose boxes and fire hydrants must be accessible at all times
AR

Question asked (33241):


What should the duty crew member do if he observes stevedores smoking in a no
smoking areas on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Immediately inform the stevedore foreman and duty officer

Question asked (33244):


On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be ensured when using ship's cargo gear in hot
climates?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
That grease from wire falls does not fall onto cargoes being loaded or discharged

Page 8/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33250):


What is known as a "Non-Standardized Cargo" on a General Cargo Ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Cargo which requires individual stowage and securing arrangements

Question asked (33252):

LA
When lashing general cargoes why are short lashings preferred to long ones?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Because they are more easily tightened and held in tension

Question asked (33254):


PA
Where are cargo residues usually concealed on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
In recesses below manhole covers
N

Question asked (33260):


How should drums be stowed on a General Cargo vessel, in compliance with the IMDG
Code?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Upright
AR

Question asked (33261):


What should be done prior to loading structural steel products on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Dunnage of 7.5cm x 7.5cm cross section should be laid athwartships over the tank top
about 3m apart

Question asked (33723):


Where is the "BRIDGE", in the figure?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The Bridge is A, in the figure

Page 9/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33752):


What do you understand by the term: "Let go the tug"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Let go the tug means: to cast off the lines that secure the tug to the ship

Question asked (33758):

LA
What do you understand by: Let go the port anchor?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Let go the port anchor means: open the port windlass brake

Question asked (33760):


What do you understand by: Bitter end?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Bitter end means: the end link of an anchor cable that is secured within the chain locker
N

Question asked (33874):


The bones in the human body are connected to each other by:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Different type of joints
AR

Question asked (33879):


You must not attempt to move a casualty carelessly, if you suspect patient with:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Fractured spine

Question asked (33895):


Where can ozone depleting substances be found on board?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
In refrigerated systems

Page 10/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33898):


Which of these emission control requirements is correct?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Low sulphur fuels reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds

Question asked (33998):

LA
What will you do when all the fresh water in the survival craft is finished or about to finish?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Start collecting rain water

Question asked (34475):


PA
Select the three main checks that must be made to ensure that a hold of a General
Cargo Vessel is fully weathertight before sailing ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Hatch cover fully secured, hold access battened down and bilge sounding pipe caps on
N

Question asked (34485):


When preparing to ballast the double-bottom tanks of a General Cargo Vessel, which of
the following must be done?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The Chief Officer's ballast plan followed exactly
AR

Question asked (34489):


On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be done if a crane or derrick block sheave is
found to be worn?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Inform Chief Officer and prepare to change block if required

Question asked (34490):


What are the more likely causes of damage to the cargo holds internal structure on a
General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Damage may be caused by fork lift truck operations and loading/discharge of heavy cargo

Page 11/11
Wrong answer summary
CES version: CES 5.2.8
Test date: 14.03.2016
Test type: STCW
Department: Deck
Level: Support
Vessel type: General cargo vessel

D
LA
Question asked (223):
When keeping a lookout, what would be the correct understanding of the question "What
is the aspect of the other ship"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
PA
The question is requesting some indication of the direction the other ship is heading.

Question asked (396):


When reeving a new wire onto a self-stowing winch drum you should, after looking at
brake arrangement, reeve it to pay out as follows:
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Direction B

Question asked (572):


IA

What is name of the machine shown, used to heave on the ropes during mooring and
unmooring?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Winch

Question asked (1490):


What is the correct understanding of the term "LEE SIDE"?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The lee side is the side of the ship which is facing away from the wind.

Question asked (1495):


What does the term "Hard a Starboard" or "Hard to Starboard" mean?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Put the wheel fully over to starboard.

Page 1/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (1641):


Apart from red, what other colour is frequently used for a dry powder extinguisher?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Blue

Question asked (2018):

LA
Who is authorised to operate lifting equipment around the ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Those ship's personnel who have been assessed as competent and are duly authorised

Question asked (2874):


PA
to do so by the master as per the procedures as outlined in the ship's SMS system.

In case of fire in the switch board, what kind of extinguisant to be preferred?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
CO2
N

Question asked (2967):


When you are on watch during a stay in port, what should you always ensure is ready at
IA

the head of the gangway?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

Life buoy with line.

Question asked (2977):


When a vessel arrives at a port to pick up a pilot and enter harbour, there should be
someone required to stand by the anchor forward. How should the anchor be prepared
and ready?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The brake securely applied, all cement/covering into the chain locker and securing
arrangements from windlass removed. The guillotine can remain for removal when ready

Question asked (2979):


What kind of safety clothing should be worn during a mooring operation?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Helmet, safety shoes, gloves and protective clothes.

Page 2/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3621):


In the diagram, which letter is pointing to the area of the ship known as the "STERN"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
The Stern area is indicated by C, in the figure

Question asked (3639):

LA
When acting as helmsman, what should be the method of responding to an order?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
When receiving an order, the order should be repeated back to the person who gave it
before carrying out the order.

Question asked (3650):


PA
During the anchoring procedure, what would the 2nd Officer understand by the following
request from the bridge, "How is the chain"?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
The bridge would like to know the direction of the anchor cable from the hawse pipe.
N

Question asked (3670):


IA

What is a ship's "Gangway"?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

A Gangway is a portable means of access between the ship and the shore

Question asked (3736):


The diagram shows the direction that a rope runs during a mooring operation and a
possible place where it may break. Where would be considered the safest position to
stand?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Outside the blue coloured zone.

Question asked (3738):


What kind of safety equipment must be worn during anchoring?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
All of the mentioned equipment.

Page 3/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3765):


Which of the following are frequent causes of fires in accommodation?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
1 Smoking in bed. 2 Covering of electric fires with blankets. 3 Overloading electric plugs.

Question asked (3784):

LA
Anyone of the crew who is assigned to watch duties in port has a number of important
tasks to carry out. Which one of the listed tasks should be included in the watchman's
duties?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

PA
Check the moorings for correct tightness and ensure the gangway remains safe and
secure.

Question asked (3940):


How is a EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) activated?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Most EPIRBs are automatically activated when they enter the water

Question asked (3948):


IA

How will you act if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the
order: Nothing to port
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
Dont allow the ship to swing at all to port

Question asked (3952):


Apart from steering the helmsman should also:
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Regularly check the gyro against the magnetic compass

Question asked (10071):


How does low expansion foam act as an extinguishing agent when dealing with oil fires?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
By smothering and also by providing some cooling

Page 4/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (10158):


What kind of fuel will originate a class A fire?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
a solid (cardboard or wood)

Question asked (10268):

LA
Proteinic foams have the feature of being?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Of low expansion, viscous and solid, easily contaminated by hydrocarbons

Question asked (10448):


PA
The presence of smoke represents one of the greatest dangers in the fire fighting. Why?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
It reduces the visibility, provokes panic, is irritating and may be toxic
N

Question asked (20063):


The main buoyancy chamber of an inflatable liferaft must be divided into:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
2 compartments
AR

Question asked (20187):


Which part of the float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts is made to release the
liferaft after being automatically inflated during the ship is sinking?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
The weak link

Question asked (20245):


According to SOLAS, every persons assigned to crew the rescue boat or assigned to the
marine evacuation system party shall be provided with:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
An immersion suit or an anti-exposure suit

Page 5/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (20258):


A person wearing an anti-exposure suit shall be able to:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
perform all duties associated with abandonment, assist others and operate a rescue boat

Question asked (20307):

LA
You have abandoned ship in a liferaft. In most cases, which of the following actions
should you generally take?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

anchor

Question asked (20314):


PA
Organise a lookout system. Join up with other survival craft if possible. Stream the sea

What is the greatest interest of the "help" position ?


Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
It lessens the survivor's heat escape
N

Question asked (31335):


IA

When is a machine "securely guarded?"


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

When it is fitted with a guard or similar device which prevents foreseeable contact
between a person, his clothing or items held in his hands, whilst it is in operation

Question asked (31436):


What items of clothing should be avoided during mooring operations?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
All of the items specified in the alternative answers.

Question asked (31442):


Under what circumstances should gangway nets be rigged under the gangway?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Whenever the gangway is rigged between ship and shore.

Page 6/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (31552):


What kind of permits have to be obtained before starting cold work in tanks?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Cold work permit + Permit for entry .

Question asked (31563):

LA
One of the checks during the annual Class survey of the UMS functions is focusing on
cleanliness of the engine room. What is the reason for such a check ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
To reduce the general risk of fire in an unmanned engine room.

Question asked (31570):


Identify this symbol:
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Emergency generator?
N

Question asked (31574):


An alarm signal consisting of seven short blasts followed by one long blast is sounded by
the ship's whistle and the alarm bells. What are you to do?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Go to your lifeboat station (muster station).
AR

Question asked (32019):


Which of these actions should crew take if a suspicious object that may be a bomb is
located during a search?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Confirm with their search partner that the object found is suspicious.

Question asked (32147):


When handling drugs
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Wear skin protection and a facemask.

Page 7/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33209):


How should steel wire rod coils be stowed on a General Cargo ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
With their cores aligned fore and aft

Question asked (33214):

LA
When will a hatch cover cross-joint wedge need replacement on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
When the flat spring is missing

Question asked (33222):


PA
With regard to fire hose boxes and/or fire hydrants, what must be ensured upon
completion of cargo loading operations on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Fire hose boxes and fire hydrants must be accessible at all times
N

Question asked (33250):


What is known as a "Non-Standardized Cargo" on a General Cargo Ship?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Cargo which requires individual stowage and securing arrangements
AR

Question asked (33253):


What precaution must be taken when painting on deck during cargo operations on a
General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Cargo hold fan inlets near paint areas must be closed

Question asked (33257):


On a General Cargo ship in the United States, what will be the consequences of a ship's
failure to correct an unsafe stevedore working practice?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The ship will be prosecuted

Page 8/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33259):


What would you do immediately if you saw oil spilling from a bunker hose during cargo
operations on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Stop the bunker operation

LA
Question asked (33263):
What must be observed when checking cargo lashing belts on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
That they are not torn

Question asked (33685):


What do the letters IMDG stand for?
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
International Maritime Dangerous Goods.
N

Question asked (33728):


What is the objective of the merchant navy?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
To safely transport goods by sea
AR

Question asked (33734):


What is the room often called where the crew eat their meals?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
The crew mess

Question asked (33750):


What do you understand by the order: "Move the pilot ladder to the other side"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Move the pilot ladder to the other side, means: to shift the pilot ladder to the opposite side
of the ship.

Page 9/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33756):


What is the normal term used for the regular training of how to launch the lifeboat?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Lifeboat drill

Question asked (33876):

LA
An airway should be used when
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The patient is breathing on his own but is doing so with great difficulty

Question asked (33883):


All heat burns should be
PA
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Cooled as quickly as possible with running cold water for at least 10 minutes
N

Question asked (33886):


Port State Control Officers are authorised to:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Inspect and detain ship that are not meeting the requirements until they are able to
demonstrate compliance with the regulations
AR

Question asked (33896):


Which of the following is part of the spill response equipment inventory?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Sorbents

Question asked (34475):


Select the three main checks that must be made to ensure that a hold of a General
Cargo Vessel is fully weathertight before sailing ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Hatch cover fully secured, hold access battened down and bilge sounding pipe caps on

Page 10/11
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (34478):


The Chief officer of a General Cargo Vessel has instructed that ballast tanks must not be
allowed to overflow when ballasting alongside. Which of the following is of the greatest
concern?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

D
Correct answer:
Overflowing ballast water running over side and onto quay resulting in possible damage
to shore equipment

LA
Question asked (34480):
On a General Cargo ship, what must completed before a cargo hoist wire is replaced on a
deck crane ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
A full risk assessment carried out and a permit to work issued
PA
Question asked (34483):
Which of the following statements is the most appropriate with respect to cargo after
G
loading on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

All cargo must be fully secured before the vessel sails


IA

Question asked (34484):


On a General Cargo ship, when can dunnage from a previous cargo be used again for
cargo?
Selected answer (score 0):
AR

Don't know
Correct answer:
Only when clean and Chief Officer has approved use

Question asked (34485):


M

When preparing to ballast the double-bottom tanks of a General Cargo Vessel, which of
the following must be done?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The Chief Officer's ballast plan followed exactly

Question asked (34489):


On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be done if a crane or derrick block sheave is
found to be worn?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Inform Chief Officer and prepare to change block if required

Page 11/11
Wrong answer summary
CES version: CES 5.2.8
Test date: 14.03.2016
Test type: STCW
Department: Deck
Level: Support
Vessel type: General cargo vessel

D
LA
Question asked (396):
When reeving a new wire onto a self-stowing winch drum you should, after looking at
brake arrangement, reeve it to pay out as follows:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Direction B

Question asked (512):


PA
On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "AFT" shown. Which one is
the correct one?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Aft is defined as A on the figure

Question asked (529):


IA

On the figure there are four (4) possible directions, shown by the arrowed lines, which
could be the correct direction associated with the term "HEAD LINE". Which one is the
correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
AR

Don't know
Correct answer:
Head line is given by B on the figure

Question asked (530):


M

On the figure there are four (4) possible definitions of the term "AIR DRAUGHT" given.
Which one is the correct one?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Air draught is given by D on the figure

Question asked (577):


When should the lookout report another vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
As soon as it is sighted or heard.

Page 1/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (613):


What could the wheelman be asked to do, to help in the preparations to leave the berth
and go to sea?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Test the steering by putting the wheel hard over both ways

LA
Question asked (817):
"Overshoot" is an expression related to a ship's steering ability. What is the correct
understanding of this expression?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

rudder

Question asked (1151):


PA
It is how many degrees of the compass a ship continues to turn after applying counter-

What is the meaning of the abbreviation "SWL" as stamped on lifting gear around the
ship?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

Safe Working Load.

Question asked (1494):


IA

What is the meaning of the term "Steady as she goes" when acting as helmsman?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
While altering the ships head, the instruction "steady as she goes" means reduce the
ships swing as rapidly as possible and steady on present course

Question asked (1736):


If you have to carry out hot work close to a smoke detector in the engine room, what
M

precautions should be taken?


Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Notify Master, Deck officer and Engineer in charge.The loop for this special sensor to be
switched off and take normal precautions for hot work.

Question asked (2977):


When a vessel arrives at a port to pick up a pilot and enter harbour, there should be
someone required to stand by the anchor forward. How should the anchor be prepared
and ready?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

Page 2/12
Wrong answer summary
Correct answer:
The brake securely applied, all cement/covering into the chain locker and securing
arrangements from windlass removed. The guillotine can remain for removal when ready

Question asked (3303):


What is the first thing you are doing when having a lifeboat drill?
Selected answer (score 0):

D
Don't know
Correct answer:
Put on the life jacket

LA
Question asked (3592):
In the figure, which letter indicates what is known as "mooring bits"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The mooring bits are indicated by D, in the figure
PA
Question asked (3600):
Where is the "FORECASTLE", in the figure?
G
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

The Forecastle is indicated by B, in the figure


IA

Question asked (3603):


In the diagram, which letter is indicating the "bits" which would probably be used by the
"FORWARD SPRING" when mooring the ship?
Selected answer (score 0):
AR

Don't know
Correct answer:
The bits for the Forward Spring is indicated by D, in the figure

Question asked (3635):


M

What is the output shown on the "Rate of Turn" display fitted on the bridge?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The Rate of Turn indicator displays the rate the ship is swinging in degrees per minute

Question asked (3710):


What is the meaning of this symbol ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Lifeboat

Page 3/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (3738):


What kind of safety equipment must be worn during anchoring?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
All of the mentioned equipment.

Question asked (3749):

LA
Which of the following actions will most effectively prevent fire in a cabin?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Ensuring that all persons avoid smoking in bed.

Question asked (3783):


PA
Which one of the listed fire-extinguishing medium is to be preferred to fight a fire in an
electric installation (for example the main switchboard)?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Powder.
N

Question asked (3936):


What is the main responsibility of a bridge lookout at night?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Inform the bridge of any new lights when they appear over the horizon or any other items
AR

observed which may affect the ship

Question asked (3947):


What will you do if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the
order: Starboard ten
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Repeat the command back and then turn the wheel to make the rudder turn 10 degrees
to starboard of amidships

Question asked (3950):


What will you do if you are helmsman and the OOW (officer on watch) gives you the
order: Port 20 and after a while the order: "Ease to 10"?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Apply 20 degrees of rudder towards port and then after the second command reduce the
wheel to 10 degrees of helm.

Page 4/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (10124):


In which ways is heat transmitted?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Conduction, convection and radiation

Question asked (10140):

LA
According to European standards (E.N.) fire can be classified
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
A, B,C,D

Question asked (10352):


PA
*When the fire alarm signal is sounded every member of the ship's crew shall immediately
proceed to their assigned fire station. Which one of the following signals is used as fire
alarm signal on board cargo ships?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Intermittent signals on the ship's alarm bells
N

Question asked (10457):


In case of a fire on the line of an oxyacetylene gas-welding equipment, what action
IA

should be taken?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
AR

Close the valves on both bottles, first the acetylene and then the oxygen bottle

Question asked (10507):


Give the meaning of the following symbol
Selected answer (score 0):
M

Don't know
Correct answer:
Fire main with fire valves

Question asked (10518):


Give the meaning of the following symbol
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Gas detector

Page 5/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (20017):


Give the meaning of the following symbole:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Lifebuoy with light

Question asked (20210):

LA
An immersion suit is:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Not allowing undue ingress of water after a jump from a heoght of not less than 4.5 m into
the water

Question asked (20307):


PA
You have abandoned ship in a liferaft. In most cases, which of the following actions
should you generally take?
Selected answer (score 0):
G
Don't know
Correct answer:
Organise a lookout system. Join up with other survival craft if possible. Stream the sea
N

anchor

Question asked (20336):


IA

How many hand held distress flares are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS A pack?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
AR

Correct answer:
6

Question asked (20338):


How many buoyant smoke signals are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS A pack?
M

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
2

Question asked (31436):


What items of clothing should be avoided during mooring operations?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
All of the items specified in the alternative answers.

Page 6/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (31442):


Under what circumstances should gangway nets be rigged under the gangway?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Whenever the gangway is rigged between ship and shore.

Question asked (31451):

LA
Which of the following ear protection devices is most effective?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Ear muffs

Question asked (31558):


PA
What is advisable for a person entering a padlocked refrigerated room?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
He should take the padlock inside the room.
N

Question asked (32002):


Which Security Levels requires the highest security alert?
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Security Level 3
AR

Question asked (32115):


Which of these types of information is considered sensitive?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Voyage itinerary and departure and arrival times.

Question asked (32890):


What are the duties of the "Standby Watch keeper" when he is not on the bridge?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Remain in the expected location, available for immediate call from the bridge

Page 7/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33206):


On a General Cargo vessel, how should steel coils be stowed?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
With their cores aligned fore and aft

Question asked (33207):

LA
How should steel coils be loaded at the start of cargo operations on a General Cargo
Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
From both sides of a cargo hold working towards the centre

Question asked (33218):


PA
What prevents hatch cover panels from lifting in a seaway on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
The hatch cleats
N

Question asked (33221):


What is the correct sequence of washing a cargo hold of a General Cargo ship?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
Sweep, saltwater wash, freshwater rinse, dry
AR

Question asked (33254):


Where are cargo residues usually concealed on a General Cargo Vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
In recesses below manhole covers

Question asked (33257):


On a General Cargo ship in the United States, what will be the consequences of a ship's
failure to correct an unsafe stevedore working practice?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The ship will be prosecuted

Page 8/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33260):


How should drums be stowed on a General Cargo vessel, in compliance with the IMDG
Code?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Upright

LA
Question asked (33264):
Why should cargo residues be removed from bilge wells on a General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Because bilge sounding pipes could become blocked

Question asked (33694):


PA
What might safely be used to prevent a load swinging when lifted by a crane?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Guide or tag lines, tended from a safe location.
N

Question asked (33724):


Where is the "FORECASTLE", in the figure?
IA

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
The Forecastle is B, in the figure
AR

Question asked (33726):


What is the meaning of "make fast"
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
To secure a rope

Question asked (33733):


What does the word "pirates" mean?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Pirates are persons who attempt to board and take over a ship at sea

Page 9/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (33758):


What do you understand by: Let go the port anchor?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:

D
Let go the port anchor means: open the port windlass brake

Question asked (33870):

LA
In the human body, breathing is controlled by
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
The respiratory centre in the brain

Question asked (33879):


PA
You must not attempt to move a casualty carelessly, if you suspect patient with:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
G
Correct answer:
Fractured spine
N

Question asked (33888):


The emergency oil pollution equipment locker must be:
Selected answer (score 0):
IA

Don't know
Correct answer:
Prominently marked and easily accessible
AR

Question asked (33892):


When first using cleaning agent in the machinery space, the crew should:
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
M

Correct answer:
Confirm that it won't form an emulsion

Question asked (34476):


When preparing cargo cranes for operation on a General Cargo ship using shore
personnel, what are three of the most important checks to be made?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Check that winches, brakes and emergency stops are working correctly

Page 10/12
Wrong answer summary

Question asked (34478):


The Chief officer of a General Cargo Vessel has instructed that ballast tanks must not be
allowed to overflow when ballasting alongside. Which of the following is of the greatest
concern?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

D
Correct answer:
Overflowing ballast water running over side and onto quay resulting in possible damage
to shore equipment

LA
Question asked (34481):
What must be done before dock workers and stevedores are allowed on board a General
Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
PA
Identification and passes must checked and number of persons on board recorded

Question asked (34487):


A small consignment of dangerous goods is to be loaded on deck of a General Cargo
G
ship; choose from the following stowage position which is the most suitable ?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
N

The aft end of No. 4 hold


IA

Question asked (34488):


On a General Cargo Vessel cargo is be secured using turnbuckles (bottlescrews) and
wires; what is the minimum number of bulldog grips that should be used to attach wires to
turnbuckles ?
AR

Selected answer (score 0):


Don't know
Correct answer:
A minimum of three
M

Question asked (34489):


On a General Cargo Vessel, what must be done if a crane or derrick block sheave is
found to be worn?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know
Correct answer:
Inform Chief Officer and prepare to change block if required

Question asked (34490):


What are the more likely causes of damage to the cargo holds internal structure on a
General Cargo vessel?
Selected answer (score 0):
Don't know

Page 11/12
Wrong answer summary
Correct answer:
Damage may be caused by fork lift truck operations and loading/discharge of heavy cargo

D
LA
PA
G
N
IA
AR
M

Page 12/12