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PACKAGE QUESTION LIST

UPT PUKP 03 - AKMI, Cirebon


Subject Title 190423 UKP PERDANA (25 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019)
ANT III -
Exam Code PRAN0201 (Pra) Level Function
3
Package Code B

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. “Parametric Rollin” on a container ship results in

a. A large unstable roll motion suddenly occurring in head or stern seas


b. The sudden unexpected occurrence of large rolling angles in beam seas
c. The gradual build up of rolling angle in a head sea
d. The unexpected roll to a large angle of heel due to a beam sea

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. "During a bomb search, which of the following is an important principle to follow?"

a. Do not touch any suspicious packages


b. Try to reach behind bulkheads to find a bomb
c. Know exactly what a bomb looks like
d. Throw any suspicious items overboard

2. "What do crew, visitors and contractors all have in common?"

a. They all have opportunity to smuggle drugs.


b. They all have opportunity to smuggle drugs.
c. They’re all onboard the ship for the duration of its voyage.
d. They’re all trained in ship emergency procedures.

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. A 6-men inflatable liferaft shall be carried as far forward as is reasonable and practicable. Where is the best stowing position?

a. Aft of the forecastle


b. Aft of the forecastle secured with wire, turnbuckle and slip hook
c. All forward on the forecastle and secured with the use of a hydrostatic release device
d. In a locker in forecastle

2. A floating liferaft is capable of withstanding repeated jumps on to it from a height of at least


a. 4,50 m
b. 3,50 m
c. 5,50 m
d. 6,50 m

3. A lifebuoy light is capable of working at minimum for a period of, and has a luminous intensity of:

a. 2 h, 2 candela (about 1,7 mile range at normal meteorological sight)


b. 2 h, 1 candelas (about 1,0 mile range at normal meteorological sight)
c. 4 h, 1 candela (about 1,0 mile range at normal meteorological sight)
d. 4 h, 2 candelas (about 1,7 mile range at normal meteorological sight

4. A lifejacket must not sustain burning or continue melting after being totally enveloped in a fire for a period of:

a. 2 sec
b. 10 sec
c. 20 sec
d. 1 mn

5. A person wearing an adult lifejacket shall be able:

a. to swim a short distance through the water and board a survival craft
b. to jump from any height into the water without being injured or damaging the lifejacket
c. to dive half a meter under the water surface
d. to swim half a mile distance and board a survival craft

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. A ship moving through heavy seas is affected by the water pressure at the bows causing an effect known as "Panting". What
structure in the forward region of the ship combats the effects of Panting?

a. Panting beams and stringers


b. Collision bulkhead and deck
c. Centreline bulkhead
d. Double bottom tanks and floors

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. According to SOLAS, every persons assigned to crew the rescue boat or assigned to the marine evacuation system party shall
be provided with:

a. An immersion suit or an anti-exposure suit


b. An immersion suit
c. An anti-exposure suit
d. An thermal protective aid and a lifejacket

2. An evacuation-slide must be capable:


a. of being deployed by one person
b. of being deployed by two persons
c. of being deployed by one person or remotely controlled from the bridge
d. of being deployed by one person or remotely controlled from the bridge

3. An immersion suit which has its own buoyancy is fitted with:

a. A light plus a whistle


b. A whistle
c. A light
d. A light plus a whistle plus a knife

4. An inflatable lifejacket has:

a. 2 separate compartments
b. 1 compartment
c. 3 separate compartments
d. 1 compartment automatically inflatable and 1 compartment manually inflatable

5. An inflatable lifejacket will inflate:

a. Either automatically on immersion or by a single manual motion or by mouth


b. Either automatically on immersion or by a single manual motion
c. Either automatically on immersion or by mouth
d. Automatically on immersion

6. An inflatable liferaft accommodating 6 persons is fitted with:

a. 1 entrance fitted with semi-rigid boarding ramp


b. 1 entrance fitted with a boarding ladder
c. 2 entrances each being fitted with a boarding ladder
d. 2 entrances among which one is fitted with a semi-rigid boarding ramp

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. As per SOLAS regulations, the general emergency alarm system must be tested:

a. Every week
b. Every 2 weeks
c. Every 3 weeks
d. Every month

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. By what means can we monitor and control the integrity of the hull?

a. Automatic detection systems, television surveillance and patrolling


b. Documented operating procedures
c. Let experienced personnel close and secure doors and ramps
d. The chief officer is responsible for monitoring the integrity of the hull and superstructure at all times
2. By what means can we monitor and control the integrity of the hull?

a. Automatic detection systems, television surveillance and patrolling of ro-ro cargo spaces
b. Documented operating procedures
c. Let experienced personnel close and secure doors and ramps
d. The chief officer is responsible for monitoring the integrity of the hull and superstructure at all
times

3. During Crude Oil Washing, those areas of the cargo tank which are not directly struck by the oil jet from the tank washing
machines are referred to as:

a. Shadow areas.
b. Protected areas.
c. Hidden areas.
d. Deflected areas.

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. During test and/or maintenance work of the CO2 system affecting the release system, precautions to ensure that the gas is
not released into the engine room due to a mistake are to be ensured. What precautions should be taken?

a. The main supply line to be blanked off prior to the work.


b. Arrange a watchman in the CO2 central.
c. No special precautions necessary.
d. Check the main valve for a potential leakage.

2. Every inflatable liferaft , inflatable lifejacket and hydrostatic release units shall be serviced:

a. Every 12 months.
b. Every 24 months.
c. Every 18 months.
d. Every 36 months.

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. Give the meaning of the following symbol:

a. child's lifejacket
b. immersion suit
c. lifejacket
d. muster station for unaccompanied minors (UM)

2. Give the meaning of the following symbol:


a. Davit launched liferaft
b. Liferaft
c. Inflate liferaft
d. Lower liferaft to water

3. Give the meaning of the following symbol:

a. Liferaft
b. Lower liferaft to water
c. Inflate liferaft
d. Muster station to liferaft

4. Give the meaning of this symbol:

a. Lifebuoy
b. Lifebuoy with line
c. Lifebuoy with light
d. Lifebuoy with light and smoke

5. Give the meaning of this symbol:

a. Lifebuoy with line


b. Lifebuoy with light
c. Lifebuoy with line and smoke
d. Lifebuoy with light and smoke

6. Having boarded the liferaft, how do you release the painter?

a. Cut it with the safety knife stowed on the exterior of the canopy close to the painter attachment
point
b. Let go the quick release toggle
c. Cut it with the axe provided
d. Wait for it to break as it is provided with a weak link

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. How are the officers informed of the ship's stability in damaged conditions?

a. By permanently exhibited damage control plans


b. By the Captain's instructions
c. By damage-control information included in the muster list
d. By damage-control board on the bridge

2. How can an approximate value of the initial transverse Metacentric Height (GM) be found from the Curve of Statical Stability
(GZ curve)?
a. Drawing a tangent to the curve through the origin and erecting a perpendicular through the
angle of heel of 57.3 degrees
b. The value in metres from the X axis of the point where the curve changes from concave to
convex shape
c. Drawing a tangent from the highest point of the curve to the X axis and measuring it in metres
d. It is impossible to establish the GM value from the curve of righting levers (GZ)

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. How many buoyant smoke signals are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS B pack?

a. 1
b. 4
c. 6
d. Nil

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. How many rescue boats should be provided on passenger ships of 500 gross tons and above?

a. Two, one on each side of the ship


b. Two, and at least one of the rescue boats shall be a Fast Rescue Boat
c. One Fast Rescue Boat
d. None

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. How much food per person is supplied on a liferaft?

a. Not less than 10000 kJ


b. Not less than 5000 kJ
c. Not less than 20000 kJ
d. None - only barley sugar sweets supplied

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. How often must the Emergency Steering Gear be tested, and how is this information recorded in the OLB?

a. Every three months. Details of test with signatures of Master and witness
b. Monthly with signature of person carrying out test
c. Fortnightly, with signature of Chief Engineer and witness
d. Monthly, with signature of Chief Engineer and witness.
2. How often should the lifeboat wire falls be turned and renewed?

a. Turned at intervals of not more than 30 months and renewed every 5 years
b. Turned every 2 years and renewed every 4 years
c. Turned every 30 months and needs only to be renewed if the wire is in poor condition
d. Renewed every three years

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. If conditions permit, which is the best way to board a liferaft that is floating close to the ship?

a. Use a rope ladder close to the raft to climb down and board
b. Wearing a lifejacket, jump into the water close to the raft and then swim to it
c. Jump onto the raft itself
d. Jump into the water close to the raft, without a lifejacket, as this will make it easier to swim and
board the liferaft

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. Most search patterns consists of:

a. Parallel track covering a rectangular area


b. Horizontal tracks
c. Vertical tracks
d. Vertical and horizontal tracks

2. On a Ro-Ro vessel what would be the effect of a small GM?

a. A slow roll period


b. A quick roll period
c. An adverse affect on seaworthiness
d. Resonant rolling

3. On a RoRo vessel, what is of major concern when a shallow draught ro-ro vessel is in river transit in high winds ?

a. Air draught
b. Draught
c. Draught
d. Squat

4. On a RoRo vessel carrying no more than 36 passengers, what is the minimum capacity of the ventilation system protecting
standard cargo spaces intended for carriage of motor vehicles with fuel in their tanks for their own propulsion

a. 6 air changes per hour


b. 12 air changes per hour
c. 20 air changes per hour
d. 2 air changes per hour
5. On a RoRo vessel, what danger is associated with damaged expanded metal gratings on loading ramps?

a. Vehicles' tyres may be damaged during cargo operations


b. The front and/or rear ends of vehicles may be damaged during cargo operations
c. The load density of the ramp will be affected
d. Vehicles' windscreens may be damaged during cargo operations

6. On a RoRo vessel, when cargo has shifted at sea, what could help in reducing acceleration forces?

a. Operating anti-heeling devices


b. Heading out of the wind
c. Heaving to
d. Putting into a port of refuge

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. On all UMS operated vessels and also on most other vessels the engine room is equipped with fire detectors. What
requirements of testing and checking of the detectors are to be observed?

a. All the mentioned alternatives.


b. Check the detector with heat and/or smoke (in accordance with instructions in its manual)
c. Check that the actual detector is giving appropriate signals to the central control unit and that
all electric connections are in good order.
d. When testing detectors by suitable equipment (smoke and heat) check that the sensors self
controlling system, e.g. a flashing control light etc. is functioning.

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. On board a ship, how many lifebuoys can you expect to be fitted with a self-igniting light ?

a. Half of the total number of lifebuoys provided on board


b. The two lifebuoys of the quick-release system and at least one other in the vicinity of the stern
c. Only the two life buoys of the quick-release system
d. The total number of lifebuoys provided on board

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. One water fog applicator is required for each pair of breathing apparatus on board which type of ship?

a. Passenger ships carrying more than 36 passengers


b. Chemical tankers
c. Tankers
d. Passenger ships fitted with car decks

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. Ship Security Plans all look the same.

a.

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. SOLAS requires the tank coatings in dedicated seawater ballast tanks on oil tankers to be of

a. Preferably any light colour


b. Preferably dark red colour only
c. Preferably white colour only
d. Preferably any dark colour

2. Tanks lids and other access points on an oil tanker are usually shaped round so as to

a. Avoid localized stress points at any corners


b. Allow several people to have visual access to the tank at the same time
c. Provide easy access to tank washing machinery
d. Avoid injuries to crew members from the sharp ends of such openings

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. The best way to identify an IED is to?

a. Recognize its components.


b. Measure the size of the object.
c. Shake the object.
d. Weight the object.

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. The breaking strength of the painter in a liferaft permitted to accommodate 6 persons is at least:

a. 7.5 kN
b. 5 kN
c. 2.5 kN
d. 10 kN

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. The design features of a container ship with pronounced bow flare, a wide flat transom stern and wall sided amidships section
contribute to

a. Parametric Rolling
b. Excessive pitching
c. Large angles of heel with a large GM
d. The ability to shed water very quickly off the decks

2. The first tier of under-deck containers, on a non-cellular container vessel, are usually loaded

a. Onto dunnage laid fore and aft over the tank top
b. Directly onto the tank top
c. Onto dunnage laid athwartships over the tank top
d. Onto dunnage laid directly under the containers' bottom rails

3. The function of double stacking cones on container vessels is

a. To link adjacent container stacks together particularly those in line with buttresses
b. To lock adjacent container stacks together
c. To lock containers horizontally
d. To link out-of-gauge container stacks together

4. The main movements experienced by a container ship, which will create the largest forces exerted on the container frames
and lashings, are

a. Rolling, Pitching and Heaving


b. Rolling, swaying, and yawing
c. Rolling, Heaving and Swaying
d. Surging, Yawing and Rolling

5. The purpose of the demister unit within the Inert Gas System is:

a. To remove water from the IGS stream.


b. To cool the inert gas.
c. To remove sulphur oxides.
d. To prevent overheating.

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. The steps of the embarkation ladder used must be spaced apart by a distance of:

a. Equally spaced and not less than 300 mm or more than 380 mm
b. 300 mm
c. 200 mm
d. equally spaced, not less than 200 mm or more than 280 mm
2. The steps of the embarkation ladder used must be proportioned as it follows:

a. length = 480 mm, breadth = 115 mm, depth = 25 mm


b. length = 380 mm, breadth = 145 mm, depth = 20 mm
c. length = 280 mm, breadth = 85 mm, depth = 10 mm
d. length = 580 mm, breadth = 165 mm, depth = 30 mm

3. This device can detect a package of drugs inside a large delivery of ship’s stores. What is it?

a. Pallet scanner
b. Vapour detector
c. Security container
d. Access control system

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. What are the operational requirements for a fast rescue boat?

a. It shall be served by a suitable launching appliance to launch and retrieve the boat even under
severe adverse weather conditions
b. It shall be served by a launching appliance to launch and retrieve the boat in still conditions
c. It shall be transferable on each side of the vessel
d. There is no requirement for a launching appliance

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. What is an IED?

a. A homemade bomb
b. A type of gun
c. An explosive
d. An incendiary device

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. What is the adequate marking of liferafts for passenger ships on short international voyages?

a. SOLAS B PACK
b. SOLAS A PACK
c. SOLAS C PACK
d. SOLAS D PACK

2. What is the full name of the International Convention dealing with stability of passenger ships?
a. The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
b. SOLAS
c. International Safety Management code
d. ISPS

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

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

a. It lessens the survivor's heat escape


b. It lessens the survivor's fatigue
c. It lessens the survivor's stress
d. It prevents the survivor's blood from collecting in the lower part of his body

2. What is the main characteristic of the weak link in a float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts?

a. be of sufficient strength to permit to pull the painter from the container and the inflation of the
liferaft
b. be of sufficient strength to break at a depth of at least 4 m and release the liferaft from its
berth
c. be of sufficient strength to keep the liferaft alongside the ship when dragged at a maximum
speed of 3 knots
d. be of such a strength to be cut by any person with a jack-knife

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. What is the purpose of the Ship Security Plan?

a. Protect your ship from risks posed by security threats or incidents.


b. Outline specific measures for your ship to move from security level 1 to 2 and from 2 to 3.
c. Outline the organizational structure for the ship.
d. Detail the duties of shipboard personnel assigned security responsibilities.

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. What is very important to monitor when distributing cargo?

a. You should always ensure the ship has sufficient stabilty at all times. Cargo shall preferably be
distributed evenly to avoid heavy list/ trim
b. Shear forces and bending moments
c. Only shear forces
d. Only bending moments

2. What new stability problems would be caused by having deep double bottom tanks on double hull oil tankers?
a. The Metacentric Height (GM) would have to be considered
b. There are no new stability considerations
c. The depth of the Double bottom would require additional strength members
d. The vessel would be "stiff" and have a sharp rolling period

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. What shall a rescue person use if he has to jump into the water in order to assist a survivor?

a. Survival suit and lifeline


b. Lifejacket
c. Lifeline
d. Survival suit

2. What will you do when all the fresh water in the survival craft is finished or about to finish?

a. Start collecting rain water


b. Use sea water to keep your body wet
c. Drink only 1 liter of sea water per day
d. Drink Sea water

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. When cross-flooding arrangements to correct unsymmetrical flooding and excessive heel angels in damaged condition are
installed in passenger ships, what is the maximum angle of heel after flooding but before equalization?

a. 15 degrees
b. 10 degrees
c. 20 degrees
d. 30 degrees

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. When handling drugs…

a. Wear skin protection and a facemask.


b. "Briefly inhale powders, fumes or vapours to verify the substance is a drug."
c. Shut off the ventilation in the room where the drugs are being stored to ensure any vapours or
fumes do not spread to other parts of the ship.
d. Test out the potency of the drug.

2. When is a visitor onboard required to present an ID?


a. "On SECURITY Level 1, 2 & 3"
b. Only on SECURITY Level 3
c. On SECURITY Level 2 & 3
d. Never

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. Which item among those below is included in the normal equipment of every liferaft ?

a. Two sponges
b. One searchlight which can work continuously for not less than 3 hours
c. Two painters of a length equal to not less than the distance from the stowage position of the
liferaft to the waterline
d. One boat hook

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. Which of the following areas may be possible restricted areas? (Review all answers)

a. All alternatives
b. The Bridge
c. The Engine control room
d. The Cargo control room

2. Which of the following requirements regarding life-buoys correspond to present regulations? (SOLAS III/7.1)

a. Not less than half the total number of lifebuoys shall be provided with self-ignighting lights
b. At least four life-buoys on each side of the ship shall be fitted with buoyant lifelines
c. All the life-buoys shall be placed in holders with quick-release arrangement
d. At least one lifebuoy with self-activating smoke shall be placed within the vicinity of the stern

3. Which of these actions should crew take if a suspicious object that may be a bomb is located during a search?

a. Confirm with their search partner that the object found is suspicious.
b. Throw the object overboard.
c. Cover the suspicious object with a box or blanket.
d. Place the object in a desk drawer or file cabinet.

4. Which of these are indications that a parcel is suspicious?

a. "The parcel is addressed to no one in particular, arrives unexpectedly and seems heavy for its
size."
b. The parcel smells like chocolate.
c. The parcel came from Joe in the safety department and arrived quicker than expected.
d. "The parcel is wrapped in clean, brown paper and is addressed to a crewmember from hiswife."

5. Which of these are indicators that an individual may be a drug smuggler?

a. The individual wears bulky or out of season clothing.


b. The individual spends his or her free time hanging out with others.
c. The individual makes small local purchases.
d. The individual is disinterested in the ship’s cargo.
6. Which of these types of information is considered sensitive?

a. Voyage itinerary and departure and arrival times.


b. Ship schematics and HR policies.
c. Way points and training records.
d. Planned maintenance schedule and emergency response procedures.

7. Which of these weapons are widely available and commonly used by criminals and terrorists to further their aims?

a. Gun
b. Incendiary device
c. Liquid explosive
d. Vehicle borne device

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. Which one of the following requirements regarding lifebuoys corresponds to present SOLAS regulations ?

a. not less than half the total number of lifebuoys shall be provided with self-ignition lights.
b. at least two lifebuoys on each side of the ship shall be fitted with a buoyant lifeline
c. all lifebuoys shall be placed in holders with quick-release arrangement
d. at least one lifebuoy shall be placed in the vicinity of the bow

2. Which one of the listed requirements regarding inflatable liferafts corresponds to present regulations? Every liferaft shall be
so constructed that:

a. be prevented from pressure exceeding twice the working pressure, either by relief valves or by
limited gas supply
b. it's canopy has viewing ports in all directions
c. have at least two entrances
d. in the event of capsizing it will automatically attain a position providing an above water escape

Competency Contribute to the safety of personnel and ship


Package Code A

1. Which one of the listed requirements regarding service and maintenance of life-saving appliances correspond to present
regulations?

a. Instructions for onboard maintenance of life-saving appliances in accordance with the


regulations shall be provided
b. At least one member of the crew shall hold a repairman certificate for life-saving equipment
c. Maintenance and repair of all life saving equipments shall be carried out by the certified ship
staff only
d. Maintenance and repair of all the life-saving equipments will be carried out ashore in work shop
only

2. Which one of the listed requirements regarding life-saving appliances corresponds to present regulations?

a. All prescribed life-saving appliances shall be made of non-combustible or fire retardant material
b. All prescribed life-saving appliances shall be fitted with the manufacturers name and Logo
c. All prescribed life-saving appliances shall be of such a colour that they are in contrast to the
surrounding colour
d. All prescribed life-saving appliances shall have marking in red colour
3. Which Security Levels requires the highest security alert?

a. Security Level 3
b. Security Level 1
c. Security Level 2
d. Security Level 4

4. Which statement about IED’s is true?

a. All IED’s have four common components.


b. All IED’s look alike.
c. IED’s are difficult to manufacture.
d. IED’s don’t cause serious damage.

5. Which type of equipment can be used to detect explosives?

a. Particulate detector
b. CCTV
c. Water cannon
d. Metal detector

Competency Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Package Code A

1. Who is normally deciding which search pattern to use?

a. OSC
b. CRS
c. SMC
d. SRU

2. With reference to oil tanker equipment, the abbreviation VECS stands for:

a. Vapour Emission Control System.


b. Vapour Ejection Control System.
c. Vapour Emission Calibration System.
d. Vapour Emission Control Standard.

Competency Operate life-saving appliances


Package Code A

1. You have abandoned ship in a liferaft. Which of the following actions should you take?

a. Organize a lookout system and join up with other survival craft if possible. You should also
stream the sea anchor
b. Organize a lookout system
c. Start paddling in the direction of the nearest land
d. Join up with any other survival craft and stream the sea anchor

Competency Ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirements


Package Code C
1. A Cargo Ship Equipment Certificate will be issued for:

a. 5 years with control every 12 months


b. 2 years with control every 6 months
c. 3 years

2. Are there any exceptions from OPA-90

a. Yes, transit passage through US waters to a non US port


b. Yes, if the vessel calls a US port for only a short stop
c. No exceptions

3. For how long is the health certificate valid for a seafarer above the age of 18?

a. One year.
b. Two years.
c. No time limit.
d. I don’t know.

4. For what period of time is the protection and environment committee elected?

a. 1 - 2 years.
b. 3 - 4 years.
c. 5 - 6 years.

5. For which of the following ships, is the MARPOL convention applicable?

a. For all listed vessels.


b. For tankers and other vessels carrying persistent oil as cargo.
c. For all vessels except passenger vessels.

6. How many annexes do we find in MARPOL and what is the content of annex 1?

a. We find 6 annexes in MARPOL and annex 1 is the regulations for the prevention of
pollution by oil
b. We find 5 annexes in MARPOL and annex 1 is the regulations for the prevention of
pollution by sewage
c. We find 4 annexes in MARPOL and annex 1 regulations for the prevention of pollution by
garbage

7. If pollution takes place, what would you do immediately?

a. Report to relevant authorities.


b. Inform the manager.
c. Start clean-up operations.

8. In case of pollution in US waters, do you always have to notify the National Response Center (OPA-90)

a. Yes, within thirty (30) minutes


b. Yes, within three (3) days
c. No, not if the local US State Authority is correctly notified

9. In which areas is plastic material accepted for overboard disposal?


a. Not permissible any where
b. 100 n.m. from shore line
c. In specially designated areas (ref. MARPOL)
d. In coastal waters

10. Is there any special area under MARPOL where it is forbidden to pump out any sludge or oil residues?

a. There are special areas where it is forbidden to pump out any sludge or oil residues
b. There are 3 special areas: the Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, and Black Sea where it is
forbidden to pump out any sludge or oil residues
c. There are 4 special areas: the Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea and Black Sea where it
is forbidden to pump out any sludge or oil residues
d. There isn’t any special area where it is forbidden to pump out any sludge or oil residues

11. MARPOL - Annex V. Disposal of garbage. Your vessel is in the Red Sea (Special Area) and the Chief Cook is requesting to have
some food waste burned in the incinerator. Due to problems with incinerator, you decide to have the waste ground in the
Grinder (Lump size max. 25 mm) and disposed off into the sea. Is this prohibited, if not, how far from nearest land is this
legal?

a. 12 miles
b. This is prohibited
c. 3 miles
d. 25 miles

12. Most minor oilspills are caused by:

a. Human error
b. Equipment failure
c. Major casualties
d. Unforeseeable circumstances

13. Notification logging procedures .(OPA-90)

a. Every report or message must be logged including time and date


b. Only initial reports to be logged
c. Only verbal reports for documentation
d. Only communication with USCG

14. OPA-90 is referring to a Qualified Individual (QI)

a. QI is an authorised individual, situated in the US, and contracted by the owner or operator of
the vessel
b. QI is the owner’s contingency leader
c. QI is representing the USCG

15. Shipboard Emergency Drills must be carried out at least (OPA-90):

a. Once a month
b. Once a week
c. Once a year
d. Once every six months

16. Small oil spills on deck can be kept from going overboard by doing what?

a. Plugging the scuppers


b. Driving wooden plugs into the vents
c. Closing the lids on the vents
d. Plugging the sounding pipes
17. The OPA-90 notification requirement is:

a. Notify as soon as you have knowledge of any spill, or threat of a spill


b. Notify as soon as you have knowledge of a spill exceeding 10 gallons of oil
c. Notify only if you mean that own vessel might be responsible
d. Notify only if you mean that own vessel might be tracked and charged

18. What are the functions of a flag state administration?

a. They have responsibility for setting, monitoring and enforcing standards of safety and
pollution prevention on vessels flying the countries flag
b. They have responsibility for ensuring that ships are properly registered
c. The have responsibility for ensuring that ships are correctly manned and that crews' terms and
conditions of employment are met satisfactorily

19. What can lead to "Unlimited responsibility" (OPA-90)

a. Wilful misconduct, gross negligence and violation of Federal Safety


b. Only gross negligence
c. Only wilful misconduct

20. What does STCW deal with?

a. STCW deals with minimum recommendation of education for seafarers and minimum
standards for training centre and schools
b. STCW deals with minimum recommendation for training centre and schools
c. STCW deals with recommendation for training centre and schools and type of education for
seafarers

21. What does the term DISCHARGE mean, as used in the Oil Pollution Regulations?

a. All the other alternatives


b. Spilling
c. Leaking
d. Dumping

22. What is a "passenger" according to SOLAS regulations?

a. Every person other than the Captain and the members of the crew or other persons employed
or engaged onboard the ship in the business of that ship
b. Everyone who travels with a passenger ship
c. Any person holding a ticket and travelling with a passenger ship

23. What is full form of VRP (OPA 90)

a. Vessel Response Plan


b. Vessel Report Plan
c. Vessel Response Procurement

24. What is SOPEP?

a. A Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan


b. A Ship-Owners Permitted Entry Plan
c. A Shipboard Oil Pollution Exemption Procedure

25. What is the maximum oil content in the sludge/ bilge water allowed to be pumped over board during a voyage?

a. 30 litres per nautical mile


b. 20 litres per nautical mile.
c. 40 litres per nautical mile.
26. What is the status of the rules of the SOLAS convention?

a. Mandatory.
b. Supplementary to classification rules.
c. Should be consulted when the vessel is in distress.

27. What should you do with the ashes from your vessels incinerator which had burned garbage containing plastics?

a. Discharge to a shore facility only


b. Discharge at sea providing you are more than 25 miles offshore
c. Discharge at sea providing you are more than 25 miles offshore
d. Discharge at sea providing you are not in any river or estuary

28. Which PPM is allowed for discharging of "Bilge Water" overboard?

a. 15 PPM
b. 100 PPM
c. 50 PPM
d. 0 PPM

29. Why shall a duly qualified officer supervise any potential polluting operation?

a. To avoid pollution
b. To relieve the master
c. To inform the authorities
d. To restrict pollution

30. You are on a vessel 10 nautical miles off the coast of Nigeria, West Africa. Are you allowed to dump empty glass bottles
overboard ?

a. Yes, the bottles can be dumped if they are ground so that the resulting particles can pass
through a screen with 25 mm openings
b. No, glass bottles can not be dumped overboard
c. Yes, glass bottles can be dumped overboard
d. Yes, the bottles can be dumped if they are ground so that the resulting particles can pass
through a screen with 50 mm openings

Competency Prevent, control and fight fires on board


Package Code E

1. Could a lift be considered as an escape route from the engine room ?

a. No
b. Yes
c. Yes, if it is constructed with class A materials
d. It depends on the distance of the escape route

2. Generally speaking, what is the value commonly recognised as the maximum concentration of oil vapours allowed in the
breathing air of a breathing apparatus?

a. 5mg/m3
b. 50mg/m3
c. 500mg/m3
d. 10mg/m3
3. Give the meaning of the following symbol

a. Heat Detector
b. Area protected by drenching system
c. Area protected by Halon 1301
d. Sprinkler installation

4. Give the meaning of the following symbol

a. Sprinkler horn
b. Halon horn
c. Water monitor gun
d. CO2 horn

5. Give the meaning of the following symbol

a. Space protected by CO2


b. Primary means of escape
c. Main vertical
d. A class division

6. Give the meaning of the following symbol

a. CO2 Horn
b. Portable fire extinguisher
c. Emergency generator
d. Fire pump

7. Give the meaning of the following symbol

a. Space protected by Halon 1301


b. Water monitor gun
c. Powder handgun
d. Powder hose and handgun

8. Give the meaning of the following symbol

a. Fire station
b. Sprinkler installation
c. Portable foam installation
d. Powder installation

9. Having a CO2 alarm during normal working hours, what immediate action should be taken?

a. Get out of the engine room as soon as possible.


b. Get into the control room.
c. Awaiting further order.
d. Ignore the alarm.
10. In order to extinguish a flammable liquid of the same kind as alcohol, we can use:

a. Anti-alcohol foam
b. Water
c. Water and foam
d. Sprayed water

11. In which one of the following an oil, the flash point of which only needs to be over 43°C, may be used?

a. In emergency generators
b. In inert gas generators
c. In the main engine
d. In the kitchen

12. In which ways is heat transmitted?

a. Conduction, convection and radiation


b. Delay, conduction, radiation
c. Gasification, conduction and convection
d. Radiation and gasification

13. Mention some important thoughts for what you have to do when you recognise that fire break out onboard.

a. Report to bridge or duty officer, actuate the fire alarm, call the persons around the fire and join
the fire squad
b. Report to bridge or duty officer, actuate the fire alarm, organise and commence fighting the fire
c. Commence fighting the fire, call the persons around the fire and join the fire squad
d. Go to the lifeboat start the motor then call the duty officer and commence fight the fire

14. The extinguishing agent which can be applied on any fires of class A, B, or C is:

a. Multipurpose powder
b. Sprayed water
c. Halon
d. CO2

15. The fire point is

a. The minimum temperature at which a combustible gives off vapours that may burn in contact
with oxygen in air, and at which combustion persists once the source of ignition has been
removed
b. The minimum temperature at which a combustible gives off vapours that may burn when they
are in contact with oxygen in air, when there is a presence of activation energy; but with no
capacity of maintaining combustion.
c. A process of chemical decomposition by oxidation-reduction at unusually high temperature, in
areas with slight ventilation
d. The maximum pressure that will be reached when a given combustible burns into an enclosed
space

16. The lowest temperature at which a liquid will give off sufficient vapors to form a flammable mixture with air is known as the:

a. Flash point
b. Fire point
c. Lower explosive limit
d. Threshold limit value

17. The method of extinction by smothering is based on this basis;


a. The fire is extinguished by avoiding the contact between the fuel vapours and the oxygen
b. The fire is extinguished by eliminating the heat so as to obtain a temperature at which the fuel
doesn't give off enough vapour
c. The fire is extinguished by interrupting the chain reaction, as it stops the transmission of heat
by means of the action of chemical agents
d. The fire is extinguished by avoiding the contact between the fuel vapours and the hot surface

18. We must clean the spots of oil on hot surfaces because:

a. all the answers are correct


b. They cause fires
c. They imply uncleanness
d. They give off vapours

19. What is a polar (liquid)?

a. A liquid that mixes with water


b. A liquid that doesn't mix with water
c. A liquid that emits flammable vapour
d. A liquid that conducts electricity

20. What is the main advantage of a positive pressure breathing apparatus?

a. If the face mask has a leak toxic fumes/smoke would still not enter the mask
b. The positive pressure makes it easier to breathe when working hard
c. It ensures a constant supply of air
d. It is less complicated and cheaper than a breathing apparatus of the demand type

21. What is the main criterion generally taken into account to classify portable extinguishers:

a. The extinguishing agent


b. The way they can be moved
c. Their capacity of charge
d. Their pressurisation system

22. What kind of extinguishing-remedy would you choose to put out an electrical fire?

a. Dry extinguishing remedy.


b. Water
c. Foam.
d. Combination of powder and water.

23. What kind of measure is the division of the vessel in upright areas by using thermic and structural separations?

a. It is both a prevention and protection measure


b. It is a prevention measure
c. It is a protection measure
d. It is neither a prevention nor a protection measure

24. When at sea, you discover that the bilges in the engine room have a large quantity of oil residues floating around. What
action should you take?

a. Notify Chief Engineer, find cause of leakage, remedy the leakage and then immediately start to
clean the bilges
b. Apply foam to the bilges to minimise the risk of fire
c. Start the fire pump
d. Open the overboard valve and immediately start the bilge pump in order to draw these
residues away from the bilges
25. Which deck is the "bulkhead deck"?

a. The uppermost deck to which transverse bulkheads are carried


b. A deck between two transverse bulkheads
c. The deck on which the transverse bulkheads are resting
d. A deck which transverse bulkheads go through

26. Which of the following is a characteristic that is required for a "class A" bulkhead or deck?

a. It stops the spreading of smoke and flames during one hour


b. It withstands a temperature of 750 ºC for one hour, with no deterioration
c. It is made out of at least 50% incombustible materials
d. It is made out of at least 75% incombustible materials

27. Which of the following measures should be applied when hot work is to be undertaken in a harbour.

a. To have a hot-work permit


b. To use only intrinsically safe equipment in the area where hot-work is performed
c. To maintain a permanent fire watch of at least four persons
d. All the answers are good

28. Which one of the following is a limitation on the use of chemical powders?

a. All the below mentioned alternatives


b. In some cases they may cause a violent reaction on combustible metals such as sodium
c. They may put an insulating deposit on electronic equipment
d. Some of them may give off NH3

29. Why are accommodation spaces separated from the remainder of the ship by thermal and structural boundaries?

a. To provide means of escape for the passenger and crew


b. So that passengers can stay in the accommodation in case of fire in the engine room
c. To increase effectiveness of the air-conditioning in the accommodation
d. Because it is required by the flag port regulations

30. You are carrying out a search in a smoke filled room, wearing a breathing apparatus. How would you conduct this search?

a. Carry out a right or left hand search and proceed carefully, feeling the area in front with the
foot and using the back of the free hand to check the area around.
b. As soon as you enter carry out a right or left hand search by placing the appropriate hand onto
the bulkhead and then follow the bulkhead round as quickly as possible.
c. Proceed to the approximate centre of the room and then carry out the search on a circular
pattern.
d. Proceed straight ahead to the far bulkhead and then carry out a left or right hand search as
appropriate