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A 6-men inflatable liferaft shall be carried as far forward as is reasonable and practicable. Where is the best stowing position? Aft of the
forecastle
A davit-launched liferaft on board a ship is so arranged to be boarded by its full complement of persons in less than: 3 min
A floating liferaft is capable of withstanding repeated jumps on to it from a height of at least: 4,50 m
A lifebuoy is constructed to withstand a drop into the water from a height of: 30 m
A lifebuoy light is capable of working at minimum for a period of, and has a luminous intensity of: 2 h, 2 candela (about 1,7 mile range at
normal meteorological sight)
A lifejacket has sufficient buoyancy and stability to lift the mouth of an unconscious person at a minimum of: 120 mm above the water (in
calm water)
A lifejacket is so constructed that a person can correctly don it within a period of: 1 Min
A lifejacket must not sustain burning or continue melting after being totally enveloped in a fire for a period of: 2 sec
A lifejacket should be provided with: A whistle and a light
A person wearing a thermal protective aid shall be able: to wear a lifejacket inside
A person wearing an adult lifejacket shall be able: to swim a short distance through the water and board a survival craft
A person wearing an anti-exposure suit shall be able to: perform all duties associated with abandonment, assist others and operate
A person wearing lifejacket or immersion suit, shall be able to turn from a facedown to a face-up position in not more than: 5 seconds
According to SOLAS, every persons assigned to crew the rescue boat or assigned
to the marine evacuation system party shall be provided with: An immersion suit or an anti-exposure suit
An alarm signal consisting of seven short blast followed by one prolonged blast is sounded by the ship's whistle and alarm bells. What are you
to do? Go to your lifeboat station.
An evacuation-slide must be capable: of being deployed by one person
An immersion suit is constructed such that it can be unpacked and donned within: 2 min
An immersion suit is: Not allowing undue ingress of water after a jump from a heoght of not less than 4.5 m into the water
An immersion suit which has its own buoyancy is fitted with: A light plus a whistle
An immersion suit will not sustain burning or continue melting after being totally enveloped in a fire for a period of: 2 sec
An inflatable lifejacket has: 2 separate compartments
An inflatable lifejacket will inflate: Either automatically on immersion or by a single manual motion or by mouth
An inflatable liferaft accommodating 6 persons is fitted with: entrance fitted with semi-rigid boarding ramp
Give the meaning of the following symbol: child's lifejacket
Give the meaning of the following symbol: Davit launched liferaft
Give the meaning of the following symbol: Liferaft
Give the meaning of the following symbole: Lifebuoy with light
Give the meaning of this symbol: Lifebuoy
Give the meaning of this symbol: lifebuoy with light and smoke
Give the meaning of this symbol: Lifebuoy with line
Having boarded the liferaft, how do you release the painter? Cut it with the safety knife stowed on the exterior of the canopy close to the
painter attachment point
he breaking strength of the painter in a liferaft permitted to accommodate 6 persons is at least: 7.5 kN
How many buoyant smoke signals are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS A pack? 2
How many buoyant smoke signals are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS B pack? 1
How many hand held distress flares are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS A pack? 6
How many hand held distress flares are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS B pack? 3
How many rocket parachute flares are carried in each liferaft with SOLAS B pack? 4
How many thermal protective aids are carried in each liferaft? 10% of the number of persons the liferaft is designed to carry, or two,whichever
is more
How much food per person is supplied on a liferaft marked SOLAS B PACK? Not less than 10000 Kj
How much food per person is supplied on a liferaft? Not less than 10000 kJ
How much water per person is provided in a liferaft equipped with a desalting apparatus?1 litre
How much water per person is provided in a liferaft not equipped with a desalting apparatus? 1.5 litre
How should the hook be released from a davit lowered liferaft? Just prior to reaching the water, the lanyard should be pulled. This sets the
hook which will automatically release once the raft is waterborne
How should the painter of a liferaft which is fitted with a hydrostatic release be secured to the ship? Secured via a weak link to a secure part
of the ship
If conditions permit, which is the best way to board a liferaft that is floating close to the ship? Use a rope ladder close to the raft to climb down
and board
If you detect a fire on board the ship, dependent on the situation, which of the following actions is the first to be taken? Raise the fire alarm.
In the life raft, the manually controlled inside lamp must be capable of working at minimum for a period of: 12 h
On a dark night with a clear atmosphere, the outside manually controlled lamp of a liferaft is visible at minimum at a distance of: 2 mile
On board a ship, how many lifebuoys can you expect to be fitted with a selfigniting light ? Half of the total number of lifebuoys provided on
board
The breaking strength of the painter in a liferaft permitted to accommodate 15 persons is at least: 10 kN
The container for an inflatable liferafts shall be made: watertight, as far as possible,except for drain holes in the container bottom
The grabline of a lifebuoy has a length of: 4 times the outer diameter of the lifebuoy
The main buoyancy chamber of an inflatable liferaft must be divided into: 2 compartments
the minimum number of lifebuoys required on a cargo ship depends on: the length of the ship
The outside manually controlled lamp of a liferaft must be capable of working at minimum for a period of: 12 h
The rescue quoit of a liferaft is attached to a buoyant line whose length is at least: 30 m
The stability and strength of a liferaft when loaded with its full complement of persons and equipment is such that it can be towed in calm
water at speeds of up to: 3 knots
The weak link of a float-free arrangement for liferafts must break under a strain of: 2,2 kN ± 0,4 kN
What alarm signal must be sounded by the alarm bells in case of fire? The signal which is stated in the muster list
What equipment is provided in a liferaft to help you keep warm in cold weather? The floor of the raft has a second layer which can be
inflated to help insulation, inaddition to the thermal protective aids (10% of complement, minimum 2)
What is a contingency plan for ships? Plan for safety preparedness
What is a hydrostatic release unit? A unit which automatically releases the liferaft/lifeboat at a depth of approx 4 metres..
What is the general emergency alarm signal as specified in SOLAS ? seven or more short blasts followed by one long blast
What is the main characteristic of the weak link in a float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts? be of sufficient strength to permit to pull
the painter from the container and the inflation of the liferaft
What is the minimum length of the buoyant lifeline that is fitted to a lifebuoy which is stowed at a distance of 10 metres above the waterline
(light condition)? 30 metres
What shall you do if you see a person falling into the sea? Throw a lifebuoy over board and report to the bridge immediately.
What signal, if any, is specified in SOLAS as the "Abandon ship" signal ? the "Abandon ship" signal is not specified, only the general emergency
alarm signal is stated
When a fire breaks out in the accommodation, cargo holds or on deck, who is in charge of the fire fighting operations? The person who is
designated in the muster list
When having a fire alarm during normal working hours, what immediate actions should be taken? Act according to instruction given in the
fire plan.
When mustered to an abandon ship drill, what is the first thing you do when entering the muster station? Put on a life jacket
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? Intermittent signals on the ship's alarm bells
When you join a new ship, how are you informed about safety rules, alarm instructions and your own duties in case of an emergency? By
muster lists exhibited in conspicuous places
Where can you find what your duties are during a life boat drill? Muster List.
Where do you find instructions for tasks and duties in case of an emergency? In the muster list.
Which item among those below is included in the normal equipment of every liferaft ? Two sponges
Which of the following actions should be done before throwing this type of inflatable liferaft over the side? Check that the painter is made fast
to a secure point and that the sea below is clear
Which one of the following requirements regarding lifebuoys corresponds to present SOLAS regulations ? not less than half the total number of
lifebuoys shall be provided with selfignition lights.
Which one of the listed requirements regarding inflatable liferafts corresponds to present regulations? Every liferaft shall be so constructed
that: be prevented from pressure exceeding twice the working pressure, either by relief valves or by limited gas supply
Which one of the listed requirements regarding the stowage of liferafts corresponds to present SOLAS regulations? Liferafts shall be stowed
with its painter permanently attached to the ship
Which part of the float-free arrangement for inflatable liferafts is made to provide a connection between the ship and the liferaft? the
painter
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? The weak link
Which part of the fresh water quantity provided for each person the liferaft is permitted to accommodate may be replaced by a de-salting
apparatus? 0,5 l if the de-salting apparatus is capable of producing this quantity in 2 day
You have abandoned ship in a liferaft. Which of the following actions should you take? Organize a lookout system and join up with other
survival craft if possible. You should also stream the sea anchor