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New Engineering Safety & Environmental Protection from 25 Sept 2012


1

"Category 1" EPIRB's transmit on frequencies that are monitored by .

offshore supply vessels

commercial fishing vessels

orbiting satellites in space

naval warships

2

"Category 1" EPIRB's transmit on frequencies that are monitored by .

offshore supply vessels

commercial fishing vessels

orbiting satellites in space

naval warships

3

"Dry Powder" fire extinguishers, which contain a mixture of graphite and sodium chloride as the extinguishing agent, are generally used to fight which type of fire?

Class B

Class C

Class D

all of the above

4

"Line Displacement" is a procedure that is followed at an oil terminal facility, when there is a change of .

cargo lines at the terminal before loading

product before the start of loading

product during the final phase of loading

product after the final discharge

5

"Portable" oil tank cleaning machines are usually provided with a water supply from the .

inert gas scrubber

firemain

mucking supply system

potable water supply

6

"Prohibited oil spaces" as specified in the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR Part 155) provide regulations for which of the following?

A vessels double-bottom fuel oil tanks.

A vessels midship fuel tanks.

Tanks storing oil in the forepeak compartment.

Oil tanks in the afterpeak compartment.

7

A "Discharge of Oil Prohibited" placard must be fixed in a conspicuous place in each machinery space, or at the bilge and ballast pump control station as required by .

33 CFR 151

33 CFR 153

33 CFR 155

46 CFR 42

8

A ballast tank is one-third full when additional ballast is added until it is two-thirds full. The increased amount of liquid in the tank will have the greatest influence on the .

free surface effect

transverse stability

virtual rise in the center of gravity

value of the moment to trim 1 inch (MT1)

9

A branch line valve of a fixed fire extinguishing system on a MODU must be marked with the .

maximum pressure allowed at that branch

name of the space or spaces which it serves

date of the last maintenance inspection

pressure needed to maintain an effective stream at that point

10

A burning AC motor would be considered what class of fire?

Class "A"

Class "B"

Class "C"

Class "D"

11

A burning mattress is considered as which of the following classes of fire?

Class "A"

Class "B"

Class "C"

Class "D"

12

A category of health hazard, as listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) which includes teratogens and mutagens, is called a .

pyrophoric hazard

reactive hazard

reproductive hazard

contamination hazard

13

A Certificate of Financial Responsibility attests that the vessel .

has financial backing to meet any liability resulting from the discharge of oil

has the minimum required amount of P&I

will assume the responsibility for any damage or loss to the shipper

has financial reserves to meet reasonable expected crew costs of an intended voyage

14

A characteristic of most petroleum vapors is that they are .

lighter than air

not explosive at low temperatures

heavier than air

inert in stable air

15

A chemical material, as listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that can undergo a sudden and violent release of pressure and heat is called .

combustible

explosive

flammable

toxic

16

A chemical material, as listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that reacts with water or moist air, and produces a health or physical hazard, is called .

water-reactive

toxic

flammable

combustible

17

A chemical material, as listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that supplies oxygen required to start or support fire is called a/an .

irritant

polymerization hazard

oxidizer

toxin

18

A chemical material, as listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), that can spontaneously burst into flames when exposed to air at temperatures below 130F (55.5C) with no ignition source needed, is called .

explosive

pyrophoric

unstable

flammable

19

A chemical that causes a substantial proportion of exposed people or animals to develop an allergic reaction in normal tissue after repeated exposure is listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) as a .

skin contact hazard

physical hazard

sensitizer

skin absorption hazard

20

A class "B" fire would most likely occur in the .

main switchboard

engine room bilge

breathing compartment

electric fresh water transfer pump

21

A class "C" fire is burning .

diesel oil

magnesium

dunnage

electrical insulation

22

A class "C" fire would most likely occur in the .

engine room bilges

main switchboard

paint locker

rag bin

23

A class "C" fire would occur in .

bedding

pipe insulation

paint

a generator

24

A class "D" fire would be considered as burning .

wood

oil

electrical equipment

magnesium

25

A class "D" fire would involve the burning of .

diesel oil

magnesium

dunnage

electrical insulation

26

A CO2 fire extinguisher provided aboard a MODU has lost 10% of its charge. It now must be .

used at the earliest opportunity

hydro tested

recharged

weighed again in one month

27

A combustible gas indicator is used to determine .

if there is sufficient oxygen to support life

the toxicity of flammable gases or vapors

the amount of CO2 present in flue gas

the presence of flammable gases or vapors in the air

28

A compound fracture is a fracture .

in which more than one bone is broken

in which the same bone is broken in more than one place

which is accompanied by internal bleeding

which causes external bleeding at the site of the fracture

29

A conscious victim who has suffered a blow to the head has symptoms that indicate the possibility of concussion. If the patient feels no indication of neck or spine injury, recommended treatment would include .

turning the victim's head to the side to keep his airway open

positioning the victim so the head is lower than the body

giving the victim water if he is thirsty, but no food

elevating the head and shoulders slightly

30

A continual change in the list, or trim of any floating MODU indicates .

negative 'GM'

progressive flooding

structural failure

an immediate need to counter flood

31

A continuous blast of the ship's whistle for a period of not less than 10 seconds, supplemented by a continuous sounding of the general alarm for a period of not less than 10 seconds, is the .

boat stations signal

secure from boat stations signal

fire alarm signal

lower lifeboats signal

32

A continuous blast of the whistle for a period of not less than 10 seconds, supplemented by the continuous ringing of the general alarm bells for not less than 10 seconds, would indicate a .

fire

collision

man overboard

flooded compartment

33

A continuous sounding of the vessel's whistle, supplemented by a continuous ringing of the general alarm bells for a period of not less than 10 seconds, is the signal for .

man overboard

boat stations

fire stations

secure from all drills

34

A corrosion resistant fine mesh wire screen is commonly fitted to the end of tank vent piping to prevent .

passage of flames into the tank

entry of rodents into the tank

debris stopping up the vent pipe

water from entering the tank

35

A crack, located in the shell plating or deck plating of a ship, may be temporarily prevented from increasing in length by .

drilling a hole at each end of the crack

installing welded brackets across both ends

V-grooving and welding from both sides of the crack

cutting a square notch at each end of the crack

36

A crew member has been overcome by toxic fumes in the pump room. Which of the following actions should be taken before entering the pump room to rescue the victim?

Put on an approved self- contained breathing apparatus.

Have someone stand by the entrance.

Wear a lifeline.

All of the above.

37

A crew member has suffered a burn on the arm. There is extensive damage to the skin with charring present. This is an example of what kind of burn?

Dermal burn

Third degree burn

Second degree burn

Lethal burn

38

A crew member has suffered frostbite to the toes of both feet. You should .

immerse the feet in warm water

warm the feet with a heat lamp

warm the feet at room temperature

rub the feet to restore circulation

39

A crew member has suffered frostbite to the toes of his right foot. Which of the following is NOT an acceptable first aid measure?

Rub the toes briskly.

Elevate the foot slightly.

Warm the frost bitten toes rapidly.

Give aspirin or other medication for pain if necessary.

40

A crew member has suffered frostbite to the toes of his right foot. Which of the following is NOT an acceptable first aid measure?

Rub the toes briskly.

Elevate the foot slightly.

Warm the frost bitten toes rapidly.

Give aspirin or other medication for pain if necessary.

41

A crew member has suffered possible frostbite to the toes of both feet. You should .

immerse the feet in warm water

warm the feet with a heat lamp

warm the feet at room temperature

rub the feet to restore circulation

42

A crew member is unconscious and the face is flushed. You should .

lay the crew member down with the head and shoulders slightly raised

administer a liquid stimulant

lay the crew member down with the head lower than the feet

attempt to stand the crew member upright to restore consciousness

43

A crew member suffering from generalized hypothermia should be given .

a small dose of alcohol

treatment for shock

a large meal

a brisk rub down

44

A crew member suffering from generalized hypothermia should be given .

a small dose of alcohol

treatment for shock

a large meal

a brisk rub down

45

A crew member suffering from hypothermia should be given .

a small dose of alcohol

treatment for shock

a large meal

a brisk rub down

46

A crewman has suffered a blow to the head and various symptoms indicate a concussion. Proper treatment should include .

turning the victim's head to the side to keep his airway open

positioning the victim so the head is lower than the body

giving the victim water but no food

placing a pillow only under the victim's head

47

A crewmember has a small, gaping laceration of the arm that is not bleeding excessively. What can be done as an alternative to suturing to close the wound?

Massage the area to maintain circulation.

Use temporary stitches of sail twin.

Wrap a tight bandage around the wound.

Apply butterfly strips, then a sterile dressing.

48

A Crude Oil Wash (COW) system is considered as .

a water operated Butterworth system

a mechanism which filters and purifies crude oil

a Butterworth system using crude oil instead of water as the cleaning medium

a cleanup for pump room bilges

49

A cutoff valve in the fire main system of a MODU may be closed to protect a portion of the system on an exposed deck from .

damage from crane operations

being used for wash down purposes

accidental diversion of flow to wrong location

freezing

50

A definite advantage in the use of water as a fire extinguishing agent is its ability to .

alternate expansion and contraction as water in liquid state becomes vapor

absorb smoke and gases as water is converted from liquid to vapor

rapidly contract as water is converted from a liquid to a vapor

vaporize and rapidly expand as water absorbs heat

51

A device for preventing sparks or flames from entering a tank, while permitting the free passage of gases is called a .

gas absorption detector

pressure-vacuum relief valve

flame screen

sacrificial anode

52

A disadvantage of using CO2 for firefighting is that .

the CO2 does not significantly cool the fire

the cylinders are regulated pressure vessels

they are not effective on class "B" fires

they are not effective on class "C" fires

53

A distress signal .

consists of 5 or more short blasts of the fog signal apparatus

consists of the raising and lowering of a large white flag

may be used individually or in conjunction with other distress signals

is used to indicate doubt about another vessel's intentions

54

A feature of an inflatable raft which helps keep people stationary in rough weather is .

lashings on the floor of the raft for the passenger's feet

straps from the overhead

lifelines on the inside of the raft

ridges in the floor of the raft

55

A fire and boat drill on a tank vessel shall, by regulation, include .

starting the fire pumps

checking fireman's outfits and other personal rescue equipment

checking relevant communications equipment

all of the above

56

A fire can be extinguished by removing .

the heat

the fuel

the oxygen

any of the above

57

A fire can spread by "convection" as a result of .

transmitting the heat of a fire through the ship's metal

burning liquids flowing into another space

hot combustion gases flowing through ventilation systems

the transfer of heat across an unobstructed space

58

A fire cannot exist if which of the listed elements is removed from the fire?

Oxygen

Fuel

Heat

Any of the above.

59

A fire discovered in an operating laundry room dryer is considered to be which of the listed classes of fire?

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

60

A fire hose is subject to damage if the swivel on the female coupling is lubricated with .

Graphite

Grease

Soap

Talc

61

A fire hose should be stowed in its rack with the .

hose sections disconnected

foam nozzle attached

all-purpose nozzle attached

hose sections rolled separately

62

A fire in a fuel oil settling tank is a .

Class A fire

Class B fire

Class C fire

Class D fire

63

A fire in a pile of canvas would be classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

64

A fire in a pile of dunnage would be classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

65

A fire in a pile of linen is considered to be a class .

A fire

B fire

C fire

D fire

66

A fire in an electrical generator is considered to be .

Class "A"

Class "B"

Class "C"

Class "D"

67

A fire in an oil rig ballast pump room can be brought under control with minimal impact on stability by .

cooling the outside bulkheads with water

shutting all sources of air into the compartment

closing the sea chest

flooding the compartment with salt water

68

A fire in the paint locker would probably be .

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

69

A fire involving aluminum powder would be a class .

"A" fire

"B" fire

"C" fire

"D" fire

70

A fire involving trash and paper waste would be classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

71

A fire is considered 'under control' when .

all hands are at their fire stations

all firefighting equipment is at the scene

the fixed systems are activated

the fire is contained and no longer spreading

72

A fire may be spread by which of the following means?

Conduction of heat to adjacent surfaces

Direct radiation

Convection

All of the above

73

A fire pump used on a MODU requires 175 psi discharge pressure to maintain the required 50 psi pitot tube pressure at the two highest hydrants. The maximum pressure setting for this installation relief valve is .

125 psi

175 psi

200 psi

225 psi

74

A fire station located in the engine room, is required by regulations to have .

a spanner wrench suitable for the size of hose at that station

lined or unlined hose, depending upon its location

a 6 foot or 10 foot low velocity fog applicator

all of the above

75

A fire that has developed in a pile of rubber gasket material would be classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

76

A fire, occurring in the windings, of an overloaded electrical motor, is considered a .

class "A" fire

class "B" fire

class "C" fire

class "D" fire

77

A fireman's outfit carried onboard cargo vessels, must have a .

canister-type gas mask

fresh-air breathing apparatus

self-contained breathing apparatus

combustible gas indicator

78

A fixed carbon dioxide extinguishing system for a machinery space, designed with a stop valve installed in the line leading to the protected space, is actuated with .

one control

two independent controls

three independent controls

four independent controls

79

A fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system on a MODU. with a capacity of over 300 lbs (136 kilograms) CO2, protecting spaces other than tanks, must have .

two or more releasing stations

automatic release in event of a fire

an audible alarm and time delay

an audible and visible alarm

80

A flat block placed under the end of a wooden shore for the purpose of distributing pressure against a damaged structure is referred to as a .

gusset

joist

web

strongback

81

A floating MODU with an initial negative metacentric height .

will capsize

will incline further

may lie at an angle of loll

may be initially level

82

A floating vessel will behave as if all of its weight is acting downward from the .

center of gravity

center of buoyancy

center of flotation

metacenter

83

A frapping line, shown in the illustration, is indicated by number .

1

2

3

4

84

A fuel tank is considered to be gas free when the tank is .

inerted with carbon dioxide for 24 hours

free of most flammable gas concentrations

thoroughly ventilated for at least 24 hours

free of all dangerous concentrations of flammable or toxic gases

85

A fuel tank on a barge has been certified by a marine chemist as being "Safe for Men" and "Safe for fire." This condition may change if .

the ambient temperature changes

a product leaks into the certified tank

muck, sludge, or scale in the tank give off additional vapors

all of the above

86

A fuel/air mixture below the lower explosive limit is too .

rich to burn

lean to burn

cool to burn

dense to burn

87

A fully charged standard SCBA can be expected to supply air under non-stressful conditions for approximately .

15 minutes

30 minutes

45 minutes

60 minutes

88

A galley grease fire would be classified as .

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

89

A good approach to personnel safety is to assume that all tanks and pump rooms are potentially dangerous. You should immediately leave an area whenever .

you have irritation of the eyes, nose, or throat

you smell an unusual odor

you experience an abnormal bodily sensation

any of the above conditions occur

90

A grade "A" petroleum product is .

a flammable liquid

a combustible liquid

jet fuel

lubricating oil

91

A grade "E" combustible liquid is one having a flash point of 150F or above. An example of a grade "E" product is .

Engine lubricating oil

Gasoline

Alcohol

Diesel oil

92

A grade "E" petroleum product is .

a flammable liquid

a combustible liquid

kerosene

light fuel oil

93

A gurgling noise is heard from within a cargo tank when discharging cargo, this would indicate that the .

tank liquid is too viscous

pump discharge pressure is excessive

pump is sucking air

tank foot valve is partially clogged

94

A hand portable CO2 fire extinguisher is effective on burning oil only .

if applied promptly

if applied in connection with foam

to prevent rekindling

if attempts to extinguish the fire with low velocity fog have failed

95

A health hazard term listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) that indicates allergic-like reaction in some people after repeated exposure is .

skin contact hazard

sensitizer

pyrophoric hazard

oxidizer

96

A health hazard, listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), that can cause cancer in exposed individuals is called a .

carcinogen

cryogenic

irritant

mutagen

97

A hole in the hull above the waterline may be temporarily patched with .

pillows

blankets

mattresses

All of the above.

98

A hydrostatic release mechanism for a life raft .

must be wet before it will release

should be kept in a watertight cover except in an emergency

will inflate the raft in its cradle if operated manually

must be submerged to a certain depth to release automatically

99

A hydrostatic release mechanism for a life raft .

must be wet before it will release

should be kept in a watertight cover except in an emergency

will inflate the raft in its cradle if operated manually

must be submerged to a certain depth to release automatically

100

A large fire has developed in the HFO centrifuge room accessed by door "E". To combat the fire you should .

close all openings and ventilation dampers to the involved space

advance the hose team into the room without any additional action

increase the ventilation to the involved space

set up a hose team to cool the door, then open the door and extinguish the fire using a type B-II extinguisher

101

A large fire has developed in the HFO centrifuge room accessed by door "E". To combat the fire you should .

only need to advance a hose team into the room without any additional preparatory action

immediately shut down ventilation for the involved space

only need to keep the door tightly closed until all the oil has been consumed by the fire

set up a hose team to cool the closed door to set the boundary, then open the door and extinguish the fire using a type B-II extinguisher

102

A large fire has developed in the HFO centrifuge room accessed by door "E". To combat the fire you should .

keep the door tightly closed until all the oil has been consumed by the fire

only need to set up a hose team to cool the door, then open the door and extinguish the fire using a type B-II extinguisher

cool adjoining horizontal and vertical surfaces before opening the door to extinguish the fire

advance the hose team into the room without any additional preparatory action

103

A large fire has developed in the HFO centrifuge room accessed by door "E". You should .

open doors, hatches, portholes, or similar openings to the affected space

advance the hose team into the room without any additional preparatory action

increase the ventilation to the involved space

remove combustibles from adjacent spaces

104

A large fire has developed in the HFO purifier room accessed by door "E". To combat this fire you should .

only need to keep the door tightly closed until all the burning oil has been consumed by the fire

remotely de-energize the power to the purifiers and ventilation fans in the room and activate the fixed fire extinguishing system for that space

advance the hose team into the room without any additional preparatory action

cool the purifier room door using a 12 foot applicator prior to sending in personnel equipped with type B-II portable extinguishers

105

A large fire has developed in the main space of your vessel and you are assigned to the hose team and have suited up in a firefighter's ensemble suit. What will determine the time allowed to combat the fire before you should be relieved?

Atmospheric conditions.

Intensity of the fire.

Available air supply.

All of the above.

106

A large oil fire on the weather deck of a ship can be effectively fought using .

dry chemical

soda acid

foam

high velocity fog

107

A life line must be connected to the life raft .

at the bow

at the stern

in the middle

all around

108

A life raft which has inflated bottom-up on the water .

should be righted by standing on the carbon dioxide cylinder, holding the righting straps and leaning backwards

should be righted by standing on the lifeline, holding the righting straps and leaning backwards

will right itself when the canopy tube inflate

must be cleared of the buoyant equipment before it will right itself

109

A life raft which has inflated bottom-up on the water .

should be righted by standing on the carbon dioxide cylinder, holding the righting straps and leaning backwards

should be righted by standing on the lifeline, holding the righting straps and leaning backwards

will right itself when the canopy tube inflates

must be cleared of the buoyant equipment before it will right itself

110

A life raft with a capacity of 8 people in ocean service is required by regulation to carry .

8 liters of fresh water

12 liters of fresh water

12 units of provisions

24 units of provisions

111

A life raft with a capacity of 8 people in ocean service is required by regulation to carry .

8 liters of fresh water

12 units of provisions

12 liters of fresh water

24 units of provisions

112

A lifeline must be connected to the life raft .

at the bow

at the stern

in the middle

all around

113

A lifeline must be connected to the life raft .

at the bow

at the stern

in the middle

all around

114

A liquid having a flash point above 80F, but below 150F, would be termed a grade .

A flammable liquid

C flammable liquid

D combustible liquid

E combustible liquid

115

A liquid, as listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), having a flash point below 100F (37.78C) is called a/an .

viscous liquid

explosive liquid

combustible liquid

flammable liquid

116

A load line for a MODU is assigned by the .

Minerals Management Service

Department of Energy

Corps of Engineers

a recognized classification society approved by the Coast Guard

117

A load line is assigned to a MODU to insure adequate stability and .

mooring tension

riser tension

lifesaving equipment

structural strength

118

A low velocity fog applicator is held in an all-purpose nozzle by a bayonet joint. The applicator is prevented from rotating in the joint by .

water pressure

a keeper screw

a spring-loaded catch

a locknut

119

A low velocity fog applicator is retained in an all-purpose nozzle by a bayonet joint. The applicator is prevented from rotating in the joint by .

water pressure

a locknut

a keeper screw

a spring-loaded catch

120

A low velocity fog applicator is used in firefighting to .

apply large droplets of foam

cool and smother the fire

break up burning embers

extinguish hard to reach electrical fires

121

A magnesium fire would be classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

122

A magnetic compass card is marked in how many degrees?

90

180

360

400

123

A man aboard a vessel, signaling by raising and lowering his outstretched arms to each side, is indicating .

danger, stay away

all is clear, it is safe to pass

all is clear, it is safe to approach

a distress signal

124

A man has suffered a burn on his arm characterized by reddening of the skin, blistering, and swelling. This is an example of what kind of burn?

Major burn

Third degree burn

Second degree burn

Blister burn

125

A man has suffered a burn on the arm. There is a reddening of the skin but no other apparent damage. This is an example of what kind of burn?

Minor burn

Superficial burn

Extremity burn

First degree burn

126

A method NOT usually allowed for cleaning up oil spills would be the use of .

skimmers

straw

dispersants

sawdust

127

A minor heat burn of the eye should be treated by .

gently flooding with water

warming the eye with moist warm packs

laying the person flat on his back

mineral oil drops directly on the eye

128

A MODU is inclined at an angle of loll. In the absence of external forces, the righting arm (GZ) is .

positive

negative

zero

vertical

129

A MODU is required to carry an Oil Record Book to log entries in the book regarding the .

discharge of ballast or cleaning water from fuel tanks

sounding levels of all fuel tanks on a daily basis

grade and specific gravity of all fuel oil carried

fuel consumption rates on a weekly basis

130

A MODU is required to carry an Oil Record Book, and must maintain the book on board for .

one year

two years

three years

four years

131

A MODU must have a self-contained breathing apparatus to be used as protection from gas leaking from a refrigeration unit. To meet this requirement, you may use .

a gas mask certified by the Mine Safety and Health Administration

the same self- contained breathing apparatus required with the fireman's outfit

an oxygen breathing apparatus, provided that the device has been inspected within three years

a portable ventilation system that will provide a complete change of air every three minutes

132

A ocean going ship having an inoperative oily water separator may dispose of its bilge slops by .

slowly operating the bilge pump at half capacity so that it never completely dewaters the bilges

circulating them through the lube oil purifier to remove water and debris

holding its slops onboard until they can be discharged to a shore side reception facility

pumping them into a settling tank for separation before pumping the oily water residue overboard

133

A patient suffering from heat exhaustion should first be .

given mild seawater solution to drink to replace salt and fluids

kept standing and encouraged to walk slowly and continuously

given a glass of water and told to return to work after 15 minutes of rest

moved to a cool room and told to lie down

134

A patient suffering from heat exhaustion should first be .

given a mild seawater solution to drink to replace salt and fluids

kept standing and encouraged to walk slowly and continuously

given a glass of water and told to return to work after 15 minutes of rest

moved to a cool room and told to lie down

135

A person has fallen overboard and is being picked up with a rescue boat. If the person appears in danger of drowning, the rescue boat should be maneuvered to make .

an approach from leeward

an approach from windward

the most direct approach

an approach across the wind

136

A person has suffered a laceration of the arm. Severe bleeding has been controlled by using a sterile dressing and direct pressure. Which of the following actions should be taken next?

Apply a tourniquet to prevent the bleeding from restarting.

Apply a pressure bandage over the dressing.

Remove any small foreign matter and apply antiseptic.

Administer fluids to assist the body in replacing the lost blood.

137

A person manning a fire hose under pressure with an all- purpose nozzle attached, should be aware that the nozzle is most difficult to control when the handle position is changed from .

solid stream to fog

shut to solid stream

low velocity to high velocity fog

fog to shut

138

A person on a fixed or floating platform engaged in oil exploration MAY discharge food waste into the sea when the distance from the nearest land is at least .

3 nautical miles

5 nautical miles

12 nautical miles

25 nautical miles

139

A person on a fixed, or floating platform engaged in oil exploration, located 10 nautical miles from nearest land MAY discharge .

food waste

food, ground to less than 1"

paper, ground to less than 1"

none of the above

140

A person reports to you with a fishhook in his thumb. To remove it you should .

have a surgeon remove it

pull it out with pliers

cut the skin from around the hook

push the barb through, cut it off, then remove the hook

141

A person reports to you with a fishhook in their thumb. The accepted procedure for removing it should be to .

pull it out with pliers

cut the skin from around the hook

push the barb through, cut it off, and then remove the hook

have a surgeon remove it

142

A person suffering from a heart attack may show which of the following symptoms?

Shortness of breath

Pain in the left arm

Nausea

All the above

143

A person suffering from a heart attack may show which of the following symptoms?

Shortness of breath

Pain in the left arm

Nausea

All of the above

144

A person suffering from possible broken bones and internal injuries should .

be assisted in walking around

be examined then walked to a bunk

not be moved, but made comfortable until medical assistance arrives, provided he is in a safe environment

not be allowed to lie down where injured but moved to a chair or bunk

145

A person who gets battery acid in an eye should IMMEDIATELY wash the eye with .

boric acid solution

water

baking soda solution

ammonia

146

A person who observes an individual fall overboard from a MODU should .

immediately jump into the water to assist the individual

call for help and keep the individual in sight

run to the radio room to send an emergency message

go to the control room for the distress flares

147

A person who observes an individual fall overboard from an OSV should .

immediately jump into the water to assist the individual

call for help and keep the individual in sight

run to the radio room to send an emergency message

go to the control room for the distress flares

148

A portable foam fire extinguisher carried aboard a tank vessel must be recharged every .

3 months

6 months

9 months

12 months

149

A qualified person must be assigned as the second in command of a lifeboat on a MODU if the lifeboat has a capacity of more than .

20 persons

30 persons

40 persons

50 persons

150

A quick and rapid motion of a MODU in a seaway is an indication of .

large 'GM'

high center of gravity

excessive free surfaces

small 'GZ'

151

A raft should be manually released from its cradle by .

cutting the straps that enclose the container

removing the rubber sealing strip from the container

loosening the turnbuckle on the securing strap

pushing the button on the hydrostatic release

152

A reproductive health hazard, listed on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), that can damage the fetus during development is called a .

pyrophoric

teratogen

mutagen

cryogenic

153

A reproductive health hazard, listed on a Material Safety Date Sheet (MSDS), that can cause genetic changes in sperm or egg cells is called a .

cryogenic

carcinogen

teratogen

mutagen

154

A rescuer can most easily determine whether or not an adult victim has a pulse by checking the pulse at the .

carotid artery in the neck

femoral artery in the groin

brachial artery in the arm

radial artery in the wrist

155

A right-handed propeller will cause the survival craft to .

walk the stern to starboard in reverse

walk the stern to port in reverse

run faster than a left- handed propeller

right the survival craft if capsized

156

A rigid lifesaving device designed for a group of survivors to hold on to while in the water is defined as a .

life raft

life cushion

life preserver

buoyant apparatus

157

A rigid lifesaving device designed for a group of survivors to hold on to while in the water would be correctly called a .

life ring

life float

inflatable life raft

survival capsule

158

A safety feature provided on all inflatable life rafts is .

overhead safety straps

built in seats

internal releasing hooks

the use of water stabilizing pockets

159

A safety feature provided on all inflatable life rafts is .

overhead safety straps

built in seats

internal releasing hooks

the use of water stabilizing pockets

160

A safety outlet is provided on the CO2 discharge piping to prevent .

over pressurization of the space being flooded

rupture of cylinder due to temperature increase

over pressurization of the CO2 discharge piping

flooding of a space where personnel are present

161

A safety 'ring pin' is usually inserted in the handle of a CO2 fire extinguisher to prevent .

the cylinder valve from coming loose

the handle from contacting the cylinder

contamination of the valve parts

accidental discharge from the extinguisher

162

A sea anchor is .

a heavy metal anchor with an extra long line used to anchor in deep water

a cone shaped bag used to slow down the wind drift effect

a pad eye to which the sea anchor is made fast

made of wood, if it is an approved type

163

A seaman has sustained a small, gaping laceration of the arm requiring sutures to close if medical facilities were available. Which of the following remedies can be done to temporarily close the wound?

Wrap a tight bandage around the wound.

Gently close the wound and while holding it closed apply a compression bandage.

Use temporary stitches of sail twine.

Apply butterfly strips and cover with a sterile dressing.

164

A segregated ballast system is a system where .

all ballast is processed through the oily water separator

ballast is taken on and discharged through a separate main deck riser

ballast and cargo tanks are separated by cofferdams

all ballast lines, tanks, and pumps are independent of those used for oil

165

A self-propelled ship of 400 gross tons, constructed in January 1974, may carry fuel oil in tanks forward of the collision bulkhead, if such tanks were .

designated for fuel oil carriage after Jan 31, 1975

installed for fuel oil carriage on August 1, 1974

designated, installed, or constructed for fuel oil carriage before July 1, 1974

designed for cargo oil using specifications from 1976 Pollution Prevention Regulations

166

A self-righting survival craft will return to an upright position provided that all personnel .

are seated with seatbelts on and doors shut

are seated with seatbelts on and doors open

are to shift to one side to right it

escape from the craft

167

A ship of 6000 gross tons constructed after June 30, 1974, must have a fixed container, or enclosed deck area under or around each fuel oil vent, overflow, and fill pipe. This fixed container, or enclosed deck area must have a capacity of at least .

5 gallons

21 gallons

1/2 barrel

1 barrel

168

A shipboard oil pollution emergency plan is required of .

all vessels, regardless of size and commercial application

any barge or other ship which is constructed or operated in such a manner that no oil in any form can be carried aboard

an oil tanker of 150 gross tons or above, or other ship of 400 gross tons or above

an oil tanker of 400 gross tons and above, or other ships of 150 gross tons and above

169

A shipmate chokes suddenly, cannot speak, and starts to turn blue. You should .

perform the Heimlich maneuver

make the victim lye down with the feet elevated to get blood to the brain

immediately administer CPR

do nothing until the victim becomes unconscious

170

A shipmate suffers a heart attack and stops breathing. You must .

administer oxygen

immediately check his pulse and start CPR

make the victim comfortable in a bunk

immediately give a stimulant, by force if necessary

171

A shipmate suffers a heart attack and stops breathing. You must .

immediately give a stimulant, by force if necessary

make the victim comfortable in a bunk

administer oxygen

immediately start CPR

172

A ship's low-pressure CO2 fixed fire extinguishing system is normally designed for a storage tank pressure and temperature of approximately .

14.7 PSIA and 0 degrees Fahrenheit

150 PSIG and 72 degrees Fahrenheit

300 PSIG and 0 degrees Fahrenheit

1500 PSIG and 72 degrees Fahrenheit

173

A simple precaution to reduce the possibility of accidental fires in the paint locker, is to .

label the fixed firefighting system

store paint cans on metal shelves only

not allow oily rags to accumulate in the space

place a portable fire extinguisher immediately outside the locker

174

A slow and easy motion of a MODU in a seaway is an indication of .

small 'GM'

low center of gravity

a stiff vessel

large 'GZ'

175

A small fire is reported in the forward cargo hold on a vessel equipped with a combination smoke detection/carbon dioxide fixed fire extinguishing system. After ensuring the space is unoccupied and properly sealed off, you should NEXT .

operate the control heads mounted on the main pilot cylinders

close all three-way valve levers that are in the detecting position with the exception of the valve(s) to the involved space

open the three-way valve whose number (on the handle) corresponds with the line index chart number for the space on fire

lock the smoke detector indicator on the monitoring line, which automatically activates the CO2 extinguishing system

176

A solid stream of water is produced by an all-purpose firefighting nozzle when the handle is .

pushed all the way forward

pushed forward one notch

pulled halfway back

pulled all the way back

177

A solid stream of water might be useful in fighting a burning oil fire on deck when it is used .

to wash burning oil over the side

to provide cooling for the fire fighters

in conjunction with chemical foam

to cool the main deck

178

A specific document which identifies a chemical, and lists its physical properties, health hazards, required controls, firefighting procedures, clean up methods, waste disposal, and the safe handling and storage requirements, is commonly called a .

Hazardous Chemical Information Sheet

Physical/Chemical Characteristics Document

Material Safety Data Sheet

Hazardous Chemical Loading Document

179

A squeeze-grip type carbon dioxide portable fire extinguisher has been partially discharged. What is the proper action to take?

The extinguisher should be returned to its proper location for future availability for use regardless of weight.

The extinguisher should be returned to its proper location for future availability for use as long as the weight loss is no more than 15%.

The extinguisher should be replaced with a fully-charged spare and re-charged before it can be available for use.

The extinguisher should be returned to its proper location for future availability for use as long as the weight loss is no more than 25%.

180

A standard procedure for the emergency disinfection of water in a potable water tank is to add a small amount of standard laundry liquid chlorine bleach to the water tank. Approximately how much bleach would be considered appropriate to add to a tank containing 1000 gallons of water?

one pint

one quart

one gallon

two gallons

181

A stiff wind has caused a difference to occur between the port and starboard drafts. This condition is known as .

list

heel

trim

flotation

182

A straight stream of water should be used to extinguish .

galley grease fires

fuel oil fires

burning bedding materials

a fire in the paint locker

183

A tank has been sealed and unventilated for a long period of time. Which of the following statements is true?

The tank is safe to enter.

The tank is especially dangerous to enter.

Carbon monoxide is present.

Water vapor present when the tank was sealed has oxidized.

184

A tank or compartment is "gas free" when there is an absence of dangerous concentrations of .

all flammable liquids

any combustible liquid

flammable or toxic gases

residues from cargo oil

185

A tank or compartment is considered gas free when it is free of dangerous concentrations of .

all flammable liquids

any combustible liquid

flammable or toxic gases

all cargo oil

186

A tank ship has 40 gallons of 6% foam concentrate aboard. Approximately how much foam solution can be produced from this supply?

200 gallons

420 gallons

667 gallons

986 gallons

187

A tank vessel with an oil cargo capacity of 5000 barrels is required by regulations to have a fixed container, or enclosed deck area under or around each oil loading manifold and each oil transfer connection point. The capacity of these containment areas is based upon .

cargo oil service pressure

inside transfer hose diameter or loading arm nominal pipe size diameter

number of cargo oil tank vents, overflows and fill pipe connections

all of the above

188

A tank which has been sealed for a long period of time can be dangerous because .

steel surfaces consume oxygen by rusting

sealed tanks usually form a vacuum

moisture condenses in the tank, displacing the oxygen

most tank coatings give off poisonous vapors in the presence of moisture

189

A three inch overboard discharge line, located six feet below the waterline, has ruptured and separated from the hull. What would be the minimum number of strokes per minute required from a 10" x 8" x 11" duplex double acting reciprocating bilge pump, operating at 93% efficiency, to keep the bilge level from continuing to rise?

45 strokes per minute

56 strokes per minute

87 strokes per minute

98 strokes per minute

190

A three inch overboard discharge line, located six feet below the waterline, has ruptured and separated from the hull. What would be the minimum number of strokes per minute required from a 8" x 10" x 12" duplex double acting reciprocating bilge pump, operating at 96% efficiency, to keep the bilge level from continuing to rise?

45 strokes per minute

56 strokes per minute

87 strokes per minute

98 strokes per minute

191

A three inch overboard discharge line, located six feet below the waterline, has ruptured and separated from the hull. What would be the minimum number of strokes per minute required from a 8" x 12" x 12" duplex double acting reciprocating bilge pump, operating at 82% efficiency, to keep the bilge level from continuing to rise?

45 strokes per minute

56 strokes per minute

87 strokes per minute

98 strokes per minute

192

A three inch overboard discharge line, located six feet below the waterline, has ruptured and separated from the hull. What would be the minimum number of strokes per minute required from a 10" x 8" x 12" duplex double acting reciprocating bilge pump, operating at 96% efficiency, to keep the bilge water level from continuing to rise?

45 strokes per minute

56 strokes per minute

87 strokes per minute

98 strokes per minute

193

A tourniquet should be used to control bleeding only .

with puncture wounds

when all other means have failed

when the victim is unconscious

to prevent bleeding from minor wounds

194

A tubular type of device designed to prevent the passage of flames into an enclosed space is commonly called a .

'flame relief valve'

'flame stopper'

'safety valve'

'flame arrester'

195

A vapor sample is drawn into the combustible gas indicator shown in the illustration. The needle deflects to the explosive range of the scale and then returns to rest at 20%. What does this indicate?

The indicator is improperly calibrated.

The concentration of combustible vapor in the sample is twenty percent.

The concentration of combustible vapor in the sample is twenty percent of its lower explosive limit.

The concentration of combustible vapor in the sample is above the upper explosive limit.

196

A vessel carries a total of ten B-II CO2 fire extinguishers. How many spare extinguishers must the vessel carry?

0

1

5

10

197

A vessel has eight B-II CO2 fire extinguishers. How many spare extinguishers must the vessel carry?

0

1

2

4

198

A vessel has eight B-II CO2 fire extinguishers. How many spare units must the vessel carry?

1

2

4

8

199

A vessel having a concentration of weight toward the top of the vessel is said to be .

stiff

tender

buoyant

neutral

200

A vessel heading ENE is on a course of .

022.5

045.0

067.5

090.0

201

A vessel heading ESE is on a course of .

112.5

135.0

157.5

180.0

202

A vessel heading NE is on a course of .

022.5

045.0

067.5

090.0

203

A vessel heading NNE is on a course of .

022.5

045.0

067.5

090.0

204

A vessel heading NNW is on a course of .

274.5

292.0

315.5

337.5

205

A vessel heading NW is on a course of .

274.5

292.0

315.5

337.5

206

A vessel heading SE is on a course of .

112.5

135.0

157.5

180.0

207

A vessel heading SSE is on a course of .

112.5

135.0

157.5

180.0

208

A vessel heading SSW is on a course of .

202.5

225.0

247.5

270.5

209

A vessel heading SW is on a course of .

202.5

225.0

247.5

270.5

210

A vessel heading WSW is on a course of .

202.5

225.0

247.5

271.0

211

A vessel is subjected to 'hogging' when it .

has its main deck under compressive stress

has its bottom plating under tensile stress

is supported on a wave whose crests are at the bow and stern

is supported on a wave whose crest is amidships

212

A vessel over 100 gross tons in coastwise service is to deballast its fuel tanks to a facility while in port. This vessel must have a/an .

deballasting pump which is independent of the ballasting pump

stop-check valve located at the pump discharge

oil and water separator to retain oily waste in a holding tank

adapter or shore connection made in accordance with 33 CFR Part 155

213

A vessel should normally behave as if all of its weight is acting downward through the center of gravity and all of its support is acting upward through the .

keel

center of buoyancy

tipping center

amidships section

214

A vessel trimmed down by the bow has .

a greater draft forward than aft

zero trim

a low mean draft

a greater draft aft than forward

215

A vessel which has been holed as shown in the illustration, will probably .

flood until a state of equilibrium is reached

reduce transverse stability

result in a loss of reserve buoyancy

all of the above

216

A vessel which is subjected to 'hogging' .

has its main deck under compressive stress

has its main deck plating under tensile stress

has its bottom plate under tensile stress

has its bottom plating under ductile stress

217

A vessel which is subjected to 'hogging' has its .

main deck under compressive stress

main deck plating under tensile stress

bottom plate under shearing stress

bottom and deck plating under compressive stress

218

A vessel which is subjected to 'sagging' .

has its main deck under tensile stress

has its bottom plating under tensile stress

is supported on a wave whose crest is amidships

is said to be under a form of transverse bending

219

A vessel whose fuel tanks are half full is subject to .

free surface effect

serious loss of reserve buoyancy

severe sagging

severe hogging

220

A vessel would most likely develop a list if you were .

burning fuel from a centerline tank

using water from two equally sized tanks on either side of the centerline simultaneously

using fuel from tanks on the port side only

using water from the fore peak tank

221

A vessel's center of gravity is lowered when the .

freeboard is increased

tanks are ballasted

reserve buoyancy increases

trim is increased

222

A vessel's stability is greatly reduced by liquid free surface. Which of the listed conditions would develop the greatest adverse effect?

Tanks which are 95% full.

Tanks which have been pressed up to full capacity.

Tanks which have been completely emptied.

Tanks which are 40% full.

223

A vessel's stability normally increases when tanks are ballasted because the vessel's .

center of gravity is lowered

center of buoyancy is lowered

reserve buoyancy is increased

freeboard is increased

224

A victim has suffered a second degree burn to a small area of the lower arm. Which of the following statements represents the proper treatment for this injury?

Immerse the arm in cool water for 1 to 2 hours, apply burn ointment, and bandage.

Open any blisters with a sterile needle, apply burn ointment, and bandage.

Apply burn ointment, remove any foreign material, and insure that nothing is in contact with the burn.

Immerse the arm in cold water for 1 to 2 hours, open any blister, and apply burn ointment.

225

A victim is coughing and wheezing from a partial obstruction of the airway. An observer should .

perform the Heimlich maneuver

immediately start CPR

give back blows and something to drink

allow the person to continue coughing and dislodge the obstruction on his own

226

A virtual rise in the center of gravity of a MODU may be caused by .

filling a partially filled tank

using fuel from a pressed fuel tank

emptying a partially filled tank

transferring pipe from the setback area to the pipe rack

227

A virtual rise in the center of gravity of a MODU may be caused by .

filling a partially filled tank

using an onboard crane to lift a freely swinging heavy object

emptying a partially filled tank

transferring pipe from the setback area to the pipe rack

228

A weather tight door on a MODU must not allow water to penetrate into the unit .

in 50 knot winds

in 70 knot winds

in 100 knot winds

in any sea condition

229

A written document identifying chemical material, listing its physical properties, describing health hazards, required controls, correct procedures for firefighting, spill or leak cleanup, waste disposal, and the safe handling and storage of the material, is called an .

HCIS

MSDS

PELS

PPES

230

Aboard a MODU, a CO2 fire extinguisher must be weighed .

monthly

quarterly

semiannually

annually

231

Aboard a survival craft, ether can be used to .

start the engine in cold weather

aid in helping personnel breathe

prime the sprinkler system

prime the air supply

232

According the Pollution Prevention Regulations, a tank vessel with a total capacity of over 250,000 barrels of cargo oil, having two loading arms with a nominal pipe size diameter of 10 inches, must have under each loading manifold a fixed container or an enclosed deck area having a minimum capacity of .

126 gallons

168 gallons

252 gallons

491 gallons

233

According to 33 CFR Part 151, a vessel sailing through specific "special areas" may discharge or dispose of .

incinerated ash at anytime

fairly dense material that will sink, i.e. metal cans or glass bottles at anytime

victual waste when at least 12 nautical miles from shore

absolutely no garbage at anytime

234

According to 33 CFR Part 151, all tank ships of 150 GT and above and all other ships of 400 GT and above, are required to prepare and maintain a USCG approved .

synthetic plastic discharge plan

oil discharge plan

shipboard oil pollution emergency plan

vapor recovery procedures plan

235

According to 33 CFR Part 151, shipboard oil pollution emergency plans must be reviewed .

annually by the owner and a letter submitted six months prior to expiration

only once every five years and a letter submitted six months prior to expiration

and the entire plan resubmitted for approval once every five years, six months prior to expiration

annually by the owner and submit a letter to the Coast Guard within one month of the anniversary date of the plan approval

236

According to 33 CFR Part 151, when off loading garbage to another ship, your records must identify the ships name and .

overall length

operator's name of record

ships official number

records kept onboard for three years

237

According to 33 CFR Part 151, which of the following is NOT required to be provided as part of the appendixes of the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan?

a list of agencies or officials of Coastal State administrations responsible for receiving and processing incident reports

a list of agencies or officials in regularly visited ports.

a list which specifies who will be responsible for informing the parties listed and the priority in which they must be notified.

a list of personnel duty assignments

238

According to 33 CFR Part 155, a 1500 gross ton freight vessel, with a keel laid in 1969, must have a fuel oil discharge containment for the fuel tank vents. This containment must consist of .

self-closing scupper drains

portable containers of at least 5 U.S. gallon capacity

20 inch high coamings

a container with a capacity of 3 barrels if it serves one or more vents; each with an inside diameter of 3 inches or more

239

According to 33 CFR Part 155, to prevent the overflow of cargo tanks due to thermal expansion, to what is the maximum level that cargo tanks are allowed to be filled for topping-off purposes?

to a level corresponding to the bottom of the expansion trunk

to a level corresponding to 98.5 % of the cargo tank volume

to a level corresponding to 1 to 3 inches from the tank top

to a level corresponding to 1 to 3 inches from top of the vent pipe

240

According to 33 CFR Part 156, during annual inspection, each nonmetallic oil transfer hose which is tested, must not burst, bulge, leak, or abnormally distort under a static liquid pressure of .

100 pounds

the pressure of the relief valve setting

the pressure applied by the shore side pump

1 1/2 times the maximum allowable working pressure

241

According to 33 CFR Part 156, each pressure gage used in an oil transfer operation must be accurate to within .

1 percent

3 percent

5 percent

10 percent

242

According to 33 CFR Part 156, no person may serve as the person-in-charge of oil transfer operations on more than one vessel at a time .

under any circumstances

unless authorized by the Captain of the Port

unless radio communication is set up between the vessels

unless the vessels are moored clear of all docks

243

According to 33 CFR, records of garbage disposal are required to be maintained .

until each quadrennial Coast Guard inspection

until the end of each voyage

for a minimum of one year

for a minimum of two years

244

According to 33 CFR's, an oceangoing ship of over 400 gross tons must be fitted with a standard discharge shore connection. What size bolt circle diameter is required for this shore connection to transfer oily ballast to a shore side reception facility?

125 mm

183 mm

215 mm

250 mm

245

According to 33 CFR's, the approval period for a shipboard oil pollution emergency plan expires after .

one year

two years

four years

five years

246

According to 46 CFR Part 108, when fire pumps are used for purposes other than firefighting service, each pipe connection to the other service (except for branch lines used for deck washing) must have a .

check valve installed in the line

shut off valve at a manifold near the pump

quick disconnect union within ten feet of the pump

regulator in the line set at 125 psi

247

According to 46 CFR Part 147, a cylinder used for storing CO2 in a fixed firefighting system must be hydrostatically retested and re-stamped every .

once in every calendar year

5 years

8 years

12 years

248

According to 46 CFR Part 153, each inert gas system must be capable of maintaining a minimum gas pressure of .

0.5 psig

1.0 psig

3.0 psig

14.7 psig

249

According to 46 CFR Part 199, emergency signals for use on passenger vessels are to be conspicuously posted and listed .

on the Emergency Instructions Cabin Poster

at each Muster Station

at normally occupied spaces

All of the above

250

According to 46 CFR Part 199, on a cargo vessel, fire and boat drills must be held within 24 hours of leaving port if the percentage of the crew replaced is more than .

5%

10%

25%

40%

251

According to 46 CFR Part 199, the maximum lowering speed for a lifeboat on gravity davits must not be more than .

70 feet per minute

114 feet per minute

256 feet per minute

500 feet per minute

252

According to 46 CFR Part 32, a cargo pump driven by an internal combustion engine on the weather deck must have .

one remote manual shutdown station

two remote manual shutdown stations located fore and aft

three remote manual shutdown stations located fore, aft, and at the midpoint

four remote manual shutdown stations located fore, aft, port side midpoint, and starboard side midpoint

253

According to 46 CFR Part 35, containers which exceed a capacity of five gallons and contain flammable liquids and gases other than diesel fuel, must be stowed .

in containers labeled in accordance with ABS requirements for flammable liquids and gases

on or above the weather deck in locations designated by the master

below the weather deck in a paint or lamp locker

on the lowest level of the engine room in locations designated by the chief engineer

254

According to 46 CFR Part 76, which of the following statements is true regarding sprinkler heads which are normally activated by the melting of a fusible link?

Sprinkler heads installed in the living spaces would have a higher melting point fusible link than those installed in the galley.

Sprinkler heads installed in the galley would have a higher melting point fusible link than those installed in the living spaces.

Sprinkler heads installed in the galley and living spaces would have the same fusible link melting point.

None of the above; sprinkler heads with fusible links are prohibited aboard U.S. flag vessels.

255

According to 46 CFR Part 95, a fixed CO2 fire fighting system which contains a maximum of 2450 pounds of carbon dioxide to be maintained aboard the vessel, the minimum nominal pipe size of the fixed system branch lines to the various spaces must be .

1.5 inches

2 inches

2.5 inches

3 inches

256

According to 46 CFR Part 95, automatic mechanical ventilation shutdown is required for CO2 systems protecting the vessels .

machinery spaces

cargo compartments

living quarters

storerooms

257

According to 46 CFR part 95, each shipboard fire hydrant is required to have at least one spanner wrench, one length of fire hose and one .

hose stowage rack

hand-portable extinguisher

foam applicator

pick ax

258

According to 46 CFR Part 95, the carbon dioxide cylinders of a fixed fire extinguishing system may be located inside the protected space if the quantity of CO2 required to protect that space is not more than .

300 pounds

400 pounds

500 pounds

600 pounds

259

According to 46 CFR Part 95, which of the following statements is FALSE concerning the regulations pertaining to the carbon dioxide cylinder room for a CO2 fixed fire extinguishing system?

The compartment must be properly ventilated.

The ambient temperature of the room should never be allowed to exceed 130 degrees Fahrenheit.

The door must be kept unlocked.

The compartment shall be clearly identified and marked.

260

According to 46 CFR part 95, which of the listed fire extinguishers would be considered hand portable/semi portable and capable of combating a class "B" fire?

2.5 gallons of foam

20 pounds of dry chemical

35 pounds of carbon dioxide

All of the above

261

According to 46 CFR part 95, which of the listed fire extinguishers would be considered hand portable and capable of combating a class "B" fire?

2.5 gallons of foam

10 pounds of dry chemical

15 pounds of carbon dioxide

All of the above

262

According to 46 CFR Part 96, the recommended equipment for fireman's outfit includes a lifeline. The lifeline should be .

made of steel or bronze wire rope

a minimum of 1 inch diameter

new nylon rope

a minimum of 25 feet in length

263

According to 46 CFR, a single layer of tank vent flame screen must be composed of corrosion resistant wire and at least a mesh of .

8 x 8

10 x 10

20 x 20

30 x 30

264

According to 46 CFR, the float free link attached to a sea painter on a life raft shall have a breaking strength of .

100-134 lbs for buoyant apparatus with a capacity of 10 persons or less

200-268 lbs for buoyant apparatus with a capacity of 11 to 20 persons

400-536 lbs for buoyant apparatus with a capacity of 21 persons or more

All of the above

265

According to 46 CFRs Part 199, for each passenger vessel normally operating above 32 degrees north latitude, the minimum number of immersion suits to be carried for each lifeboat is at least .

1

2

3

4

266

According to 46 CFR's Part 96, what is the minimum period of time that an approved self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) is required to provide an air supply?

10 minutes

15 minutes

30 minutes

60 minutes

267

According to 46 CFR's, a fixed foam system aboard a tank vessel constructed in 1968, must be designed to supply foam for a minimum of .

3 minutes

7 minutes

12 minutes

15 minutes

268

According to 46 CFR's, a ships fire main system must have enough fire hydrants for each accessible space to be reached with .

a low velocity spray applicator

a water spray or solid stream

at least two streams of water from separate outlets

at least 25 psi delivered pressure

269

According to 46 CFR's, all mariners directly involved in a "Serious Marine Incident" are prohibited from consuming alcohol until alcohol testing has been performed or .

2 hours following the incident

4 hours following the incident

6 hours following the incident

8 hours following the incident

270

According to 46 CFR's, all mariners directly involved in a "Serious Marine Incident" are required to submit a urine specimen for screening of dangerous drug use within .

2 hours

12 hours

24 hours

32 hours

271

According to 46 CFR's, all mariners directly involved in a "Serious Marine Incident" are required to submit to alcohol testing within .

2 hours following the incident

12 hours following the incident

24 hours following the incident

32 hours following the incident

272

According to 46 CFR's, besides analyzing a mariner's breath for alcohol, what other specimen would be acceptable for alcohol level testing following a "Serious Marine Incident"?

Saliva

Skin

Hair

Cuticle

273

According to 46 CFR's, what accident situation on a vessel would be considered by the Coast Guard as a "Serious Marine Incident"?

An injury to a crew member which renders that person unfit to perform routine vessel duties and requires professional medical treatment.

Damage to property in excess of $100,000.

A discharge of 10,000 gallons or more of oil into navigable waters of the U.S.

All of the above.

274

According to CFR 91.25-20, the performance of annual preventive maintenance on the fire extinguisher illustrated, by the vessel's crew, would include what item?

oiling the hinge on piece No. 3

examining seal on cylinder piece No. 4

renewing handle return spring in piece No. 1

hydrostatically testing piece No. 6

275

According to CFRs, how many emergency outfits are required to be carried onboard all tank ships over 1,000 gross tons?

One emergency outfit

Two emergency outfits

Three emergency outfits

Four emergency outfits

276

According to CFRs, open tank hatches from tanks which are not gas free, and unattended, must be protected by .

flame screens

warning signs

P.V. valves

stop-check valves

277

According to Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), each hose assembly used for transferring oil must have a .

minimum design burst pressure of at least 250 psi

minimum burst pressure of at least two times the sum of the relief valve pressure plus the static head pressure of the oil transfer system where the hose is installed

maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) for each hose assembly must be more than the sum of the relief valve setting plus the static head pressure of the transfer system, where the hose is installed.

distinct marking on the female end to identify the manufacturer of the hose

278

According to Coast Guard Regulations (33 CFR), a "suspension order" to suspend oil transfer operations can be withdrawn by the appropriate .

Captain of the Port

Officer-In-Charge, Marine Inspection

District Commander

all of the above

279

According to Coast Guard regulations (33 CFR), which of the following describes items pertinent to waste management plans?

A description of the vessel's procedure for collecting, processing, storing and discharging garbage shall be provided.

The plan will include the responsibilities of all personnel required to assist in the collection of garbage onboard the vessel.

If the vessel is over forty feet in length, the plan shall be submitted in writing to the Officer In Charge of Marine Inspection.

No official plan in writing is required; however, all established routines shall continue to be adhered to and followed.

280

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 199), all United States merchant vessels are required to have muster lists to be posted .

on the navigating bridge

in the engine room

in the crew accommodation spaces

all of the above

281

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 35), a pressure-demand, open circuit, self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) shall have a minimum of how many minutes air supply.

30

45

60

90

282

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 92), a bulkhead capable of preventing the passage of smoke and flame for one hour would be classified as a/an .

A-60

B-60

C-60

D-60

283

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 95.50), how many B-II hand portable fire extinguishers are required in a space containing two 4000 bhp main propulsion diesel engines?

Two

Four

Six

Eight

284

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) for uninspected vessels, all hand portable fire extinguishers must be approved by the .

American Bureau of Shipping

National Fire Protection Association

National Cargo Gear Bureau

U.S. Coast Guard

285

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), a 10 pound dry chemical extinguisher is equivalent to a .

15 pound (6.8 kg) CO2 fire extinguisher

1 3/4 gallon (6.6 liter) foam

35 pound (15.8 kg) CO2 fire extinguisher

12 gallon (45 liter) foam

286

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), a 299 gross ton 2800 horsepower uninspected motor towing vessel would require .

three hand portable B-II fire extinguishers

five hand portable B-II fire extinguishers

six hand portable B-II fire extinguishers

nine hand portable B-II fire extinguishers

287

According to Coast Guard regulations (46 CFR), a fire door that is held open by magnets may be found in the .

stairway enclosure

wheelhouse

engine room

All of the above

288

According to Coast Guard regulations (46 CFR), A fire door that is held open by magnets may be found in the .

wheelhouse

galley

engine room

stairway enclosure

289

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), a flammable liquid with a Reid vapor pressure of 8 1/2 psi or less, and a flash point of 80F or below, is a grade .

A

C

D

E

290

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), all exposed and dangerous areas around machinery, such as gears and rotating parts, shall be properly protected with .

covers

guards

rails

any of the above

291

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), each fire hydrant must have at least .

one length of fire hose with an approved nozzle

a spanner wrench

a hose rack or other device for stowing hose

all of the above

292

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), fire main cut out valves shall be sealed open at all times except when the .

fire main is in actual use

fire main is drained in freezing weather

fire pump is secured

fire main is being used for wash down purposes

293

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), how many 15 pound carbon dioxide fire extinguishers are required to be installed in a machinery space containing an 8,000 horsepower main propulsion diesel engine?

Four

Six

Eight

Ten

294

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), no vessel can come alongside or remain alongside a tank vessel while it is loading A, B, or C grade cargo without having the permission of the .

officer-in-charge of the vessel which is loading

USCG captain of the port

terminal manager

tank ship owner

295

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), on a freight vessel, each fire pump must be capable of supplying the two highest outlets simultaneously, at a Pitot tube pressure of .

50 psi

75 psi

125 psi

the pump relief valve setting

296

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), portable and semi-portable fire extinguishers are classified by a letter and numeric designator. The letter designation indicates .

whether this type of extinguisher is to be used on deck or in machinery spaces

the size of the extinguisher

the type of extinguishing agent

the type of fire the unit could be expected to extinguish

297

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), pump room ventilation on a U.S. flag tanker may be accomplished by .

steam or air actuated gas ejectors

power blowers

natural ventilators

all of the above

298

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), the fuel tanks of motor-propelled lifeboats shall be .

emptied and gas freed when the ship is dry- docked

constructed so as to be completely spill proof

hydrostatically tested at each inspection for certification

emptied and the fuel changed at least once each year

299

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), the piping, valves, and fittings for a fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system shall have a bursting pressure of not less than .

2000 psi (13.8 MPa)

2800 psi (19.3 MPa)

4000 psi (27.5 MPa)

6000 psi (41.1 MPa)

300

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), the type of fire hose coupling threads required for vessel fire equipment, on or after July 1, 1954, shall be .

ABS standard

U.L. standard

American standard

National standard

301

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), when loading, or discharging oil in bulk at a dock, which of the following signals must be displayed?

A red flag (day), red light (night)

A yellow flag (day), red light (night)

A green flag (day), green light (night)

A signal is not required for discharging oil, only gasoline

302

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), which of the firefighting devices listed is not permitted for use in the engine room?

Any rubber lined hose

Semi-portable CO2 fire extinguishers

Combination nozzles

Eight foot applicators

303

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), which of the following conditions is true concerning the construction and/or operation of pressure-vacuum relief valves?

Valve bodies, discs, spindles, and seats must all be made of bronze or a corrosion resistant material.

Pressure-vacuum valves for cargo tanks shall not be less than 2 inches nominal pipe size.

Where springs are employed to actuate the valve discs, the springs are to be either plated or fabricated of a corrosion resistant material.

The design and construction of the valves is such that they must be removed for overhauling, insuring there will be no vent blockage which could occur during a repair period.

304

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), which of the following statements is true concerning fixed carbon dioxide fire extinguishing systems?

The space containing the cylinders shall be properly ventilated and designed to preclude an ambient temperature in excess of 100F (37.78C)

The cylinders which are fitted with flexible or bent siphon tubes may be inclined not more than 30 from the vertical.

All cylinders used for storing carbon dioxide shall be fabricated, tested, and marked in accordance with the applicable section of the American Welding Society code.

The cylinders may be located within the space protected provided the system consists of not more than 300 pounds (136.1 kg) of carbon dioxide.

305

According to Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), which of the listed CO2 (carbon dioxide) fire extinguishers by size is classified as B-II?

5 lbs (2.27 kg)

15 lbs (6.81 kg)

25 lbs (11.35 kg)

35 lbs (15.89 kg)

306

According to Coast Guard regulations (CFR 33), the shipboard oil pollution emergency plan must include .

all information ordinarily provided in the oil record book

an explanation and purpose of this plan

a one-line schematic of the plan to be implemented

the operating instructions for any and all oily-water separators installed aboard the vessel

307

According to Code of Federal Regulations (33 CFR 151), who is responsible for insuring that a ship is not operated unless a waste management plan is utilized?

U.S. Coast Guard

Vessel's Master

Vessel owner

Vessel operating company

308

According to Code of Federal Regulations (33 Part 151), pertaining to the discharge of plastic or garbage mixed with plastic, what statement is true?

The discharge of plastic and plastic mixed with garbage into any waters is prohibited.

The discharge of plastic and plastic mixed with garbage into waters beyond three nautical miles from the nearest land is permitted.

The discharge of plastic and plastic mixed with garbage into waters beyond 12 nautical miles from the nearest land is permitted.

The discharge of plastic and plastic mixed with garbage into waters beyond 25 nautical miles from the nearest land is permitted.

309

According to Code of Federal Regulations (33 Part 151), which of the following statements is accurate concerning the discharge of garbage?

The discharge of plastic or garbage mixed with plastic into any waters is permitted.

The discharge of dunnage, lining, and packing materials that do not float is prohibited within 25 nautical miles of the nearest land.

The discharge of all garbage is prohibited in the navigable waters of the United States and in all other waters within three nautical miles of the nearest land.

All of the above are correct.

310

According to Code of Federal Regulations 33, a vessel operating upon the Great Lakes shall .

not discharge any garbage into these waters

be required to re-distill all water used for cooling or condensate systems

have its forward most frame members sufficiently stiffened to prevent ice damage

be certified for inland use only

311

According to Code of Federal Regulations 33, grinders or comminutors used for the discharge of garbage between 3 and 12 nautical miles from the nearest land must be .

provided with flush back capabilities insuring the passage of all ground particles through a final control element

provided on all vessels that may operate on the Great Lakes and shall discharge under the highest load line of the vessel

capable of reducing the size of garbage so that it will pass through a screen with openings no greater than 25 millimeters

capable of processing all garbage generated onboard the vessel including all deck and engine department refuse

312

According to Federal Regulations, a confined or enclosed space on a ship which is being prepared for "HOT WORK", should be inspected, tested and designated "NOT SAFE FOR HOT WORK" if .

oxygen content is 21%

concentration of flammable vapors in the atmosphere is 5% of the L.E.L.

adjacent spaces have not been inspected for combustible materials and possible spread of fire

all of the above

313

According to Federal Regulations, a confined or enclosed space on a ship which is being prepared for "HOT WORK", should be inspected, tested and designated "NOT SAFE FOR HOT WORK" if .

oxygen content is above 22%

concentration of flammable vapors in the atmosphere is 10% or more of the L.E.L.

adjacent spaces have not been inspected for combustible materials and possible spread of fire

all of the above

314

According to Federal Regulations, a confined or enclosed space on a ship which is being prepared for "HOT WORK", should be inspected, tested and designated "SAFE FOR HOT WORK" if .

oxygen content is below 22%

concentration of flammable vapors in the atmosphere is less than 10% of the L.E.L.

adjacent spaces have been inspected for combustible materials and possible spread of fire

all of the above

315

According to Federal Regulations, a confined or enclosed space that is being prepared for crew members to enter, should be tested and designated "NOT SAFE FOR WORKERS" if the oxygen content of the atmosphere in the compartment is LESS than .

13.5%

15.5%

17.5%

19.5%

316

According to MARPOL, the definition of gray water includes drainage from .

toilets

hospital sinks

cargo spaces

dishwashers

317

According to MARPOL, the definition of medical waste does NOT include .

pathological wastes

sharps

expired pharmaceuticals

dialysis wastes

318

According to MARPOL, the definition of oil does NOT include .

cooking oil

crude oil

sludge

oil refuse

319

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR Part 154), the pump being used for cargo transfer has a relief valve setting of 65 psi and a static head of 10 feet. The vessel's cargo hose used for the transfer must have a maximum allowable working pressure of at least .

55 psi

65 psi

75 psi

98 psi

320

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), a vessel built in 1977 with a gross registered tonnage of 219 tons, must .

use one gallon portable containers under tank vents when fueling

use an automatic back pressure shut off nozzle when fueling

use a fixed container or enclosed deck area under or around each lube oil tank vent when fueling

fill fuel tanks forward of the collision bulkhead first

321

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), how much hose should you use in transferring oil in bulk?

Twice the distance between ship and dock.

One and one half times the distance between ship and dock.

Not over 300 feet (91.4 m) of hose.

Sufficient for maximum vessel movement without straining the hoses.

322

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), if a cargo hose shows a small leak in its fabric, you may transfer oil after .

the terminal foreman is notified

the hose is replaced

the hose leak is securely wrapped

a drip pan is placed under the leak

323

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), no person may transfer oil to or from a vessel unless .

each hose is supported in a manner that prevents strain on its coupling

each part of the transfer system necessary to allow the flow of oil is lined up for transfer

each oil transfer hose has no loose covers, kinks, bulges, or soft spots, and no gouges, cuts or slashes that penetrate the hose reinforcement

All of the above.

324

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), no person may connect or disconnect an oil transfer hose or engage in any other critical oil transfer operation on a tank vessel unless .

the designated person- in-charge supervises that procedure

that person holds a tankerman assistant endorsement

that person holds a license as master, mate, or engineer

that person holds a valid port security card

325

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), tank vessels are required to have a means of emergency shutdown. This device .

shuts off the main propulsion plant

shuts off the firefighting foam systems

stops the flow of oil to shore facility or other vessel

secures electrical power to all motors

326

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the "Discharge of Oil Prohibited" placard is required on all .

foreign vessels not in U.S. navigable waters

U.S. Vessels 26 feet or more in length

Foreign vessels when engaged in noncommercial service

U.S. vessels less than 26 feet in length

327

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP) for each hose assembly used for transferring oil must be .

at least 600 psi (4.14 MPa)

more than the sum of the pressure of the relief valve setting

at least four times the sum for the pressure of the relief valve setting

more than the maximum pump pressure when a relief valve is not installed

328

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the minimum number of bolts permitted in an ANSI standard flange on an oil hose is .

three

four

six

nine

329

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the pump being used for cargo transfer has a relief valve setting of 65 psi and a static head of 10 feet. The vessel's cargo hose used for the transfer must have a maximum allowable working pressure of at least .

55 psi

98 psi

at least four times the sum for the pressure of the relief valve setting plus static head pressure

at least more than the sum of the pressure of the relief valve setting plus the static head pressure

330

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), when may a person serve as the person-in-charge of both a vessel and a facility during oil transfer operations?

When authorized by the Captain of the Port.

When licensed as a certified refueling officer.

Whenever the vessel is short of manpower.

Whenever the facility is unmanned.

331

According to Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), you are required to test cargo discharge piping every .

6 months

12 months

18 months

24 months

332

According to regulations, the capacity of a life raft is required to be marked .

on the Muster List ("Station Bill")

on a sign next to the life raft

on the Certificate of Inspection

in the Operations Manual

333

According to regulations, the master or person-in-charge of a MODU is required to submit a report of a loss of life .

only when it happens while underway

to the next of kin

to the nearest Marine Safety or Marine Inspection Office

to the nearest coroner

334

According to regulations, the master or person-in-charge of a MODU is required to submit a report of a loss of life .

only when it happens while underway

to the next of kin

to the nearest OCMI

to the nearest coroner

335

According to the Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR Part 155), which of the following statements is correct regarding the fuel oil containment around loading manifolds?

They may be fixed or portable, depending upon the age of the vessel.

The containment drains must have quick-closing valves to be closed in the event of leakage or failure of any part of the transfer connection.

All containment drains must lead to a common fixed drain tank.

Containment drains are prohibited from leading to a common tank.

336

According to the Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), a 299 gross ton uninspected motor towing vessel, not equipped with an oily water separator, is required to have how many outlets accessible from the weather deck to discharge oily bilge slops?

One

Two (port and starboard)

Three (port, starboard, and aft)

Two (fore and aft)

337

According to the Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), no person may transfer oil to or from a vessel unless .

each part of the transfer system not necessary for the transfer operation is securely blanked or shut off

the discharge containment is in place

each scupper or drain in a discharge containment system is closed

all of the above

338

According to the Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the oil transfer procedures required for an uninspected towing or fishing industry vessel should .

give a schedule for inspection of valves as required in 155.410

give a description of the oily water separator required in 155.380

be permanently posted or available at the fueling station

include a copy of the Certificate of Inspection of the towing or fishing vessel

339

According to the Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), what is the minimum number of bolts required in a temporarily connected standard ANSI coupling?

2 bolts

4 bolts

6 bolts

8 bolts

340

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR Part 156), which of the following conditions would disqualify a nonmetallic hose as being suitable for use in transferring oil?

A small cut in the hose cover which just pierces the reinforcement.

An slight oil seepage between the hose and flange connection.

Evidence of internal or external deterioration.

All of the above.

341

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), no person may transfer oil to or from a vessel unless each person in charge has signed the .

oil record book

certificate of inspection

valve inspection record

declaration of inspection

342

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), no person may use a connection for oil transfer operations unless it is a bolted or full threaded connection, or .

an automatic back pressure shut off nozzle is used to fuel the vessel

a clamped or compression fitted connection

a quick connection coupling approved by the American Petroleum Institute

a connection not over six inches in diameter

343

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the declaration of inspection is the .

paper issued by the Coast Guard marine inspector which allows you to conduct a transfer operation

application you must complete and submit to the Coast Guard to have an inspector visit your vessel

document signed by vessel and shore facility persons-in- charge declaring that all transfer requirements have been met

annual report submitted by vessel personnel to the Coast Guard declaring that all transfer equipment has been inspected

344

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), the person-in-charge of transfer operations, both ashore and on the vessel, must agree on .

the identity of the product to be transferred

the size of the slop tank required under 155.330

the status of the oily water separator

whether or not the transferring ship is a "Public Vessel of the United States"

345

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), which of the following conditions would disqualify a nonmetallic hose as being suitable for use in transferring oil?

A cut in the cover which makes the reinforcement visible.

A blown gasket when hydrostatic test pressure is applied.

Evidence of internal or external deterioration.

All of the above.

346

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), which of the following qualifies as a discharge of oil?

Leakage of oil to the water by an improperly blanked transfer hose.

Spilling oil on the main deck and having it flow over the side.

Pumping oil overboard through a fixed piping system.

All of the above.

347

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), which of the following statements is correct regarding the fuel oil containment under the oil filling connection section?

The containment may be fixed or portable depending upon the age of the vessel.

The containment drains must have quick-closing valves to be closed in the event of leakage or failure of any part of the transfer connection.

All containment drains must lead to a common, fixed drain tank.

Containment drains are prohibited from leading to a common tank.

348

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), who is to make the final decision of when oil transfer may begin?

Any local Coast Guard representative

Captain of the Port officer

The senior deck officer present

Designated persons-in- charge of vessel and facility

349

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), who makes the final decision of when oil transfer may begin?

The senior deck officer present

The designated person- in-charge

The captain of the port

Any local Coast Guard representative

350

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations, any discharge of oil, or oily mixture into the sea from any oil tanker, or from any ship of 400 gross tons and above, other than an oil tanker, is prohibited while in a "special" area. These "special areas" are designated in .

33 CFR 151

33 CFR 153

33 CFR 156

33 CFR 159

351

According to the Pollution Prevention Regulations, any ship operating under the authority of the United States which engages in coastwise or international voyages is prohibited from discharging any oil or oily mixture overboard while in a "special area". The descriptions of the "special areas" are designated in .

33 CFR 150

33 CFR 151

33 CFR 156

33 CFR 159

352

According to U.S. Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 34), if a fixed foam system is activated aboard a tank vessel, the foam supply must be sufficient to last for a minimum of .

3 minutes

7 minutes

12 minutes

15 minutes

353

According to U.S. Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), a 10 pound dry chemical extinguisher is equivalent to a .

1 3/4 gallon foam

12 gallon foam

15 pound CO2 fire extinguisher

35 pound CO2 fire extinguisher

354

According to U.S. Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), portable Halon fire extinguishers used on a MODU may be charged with .

HALON 1301 only

HALON 22 only

HALON 1211 only

HALON 1301 or 1211

355

According to U.S. Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), which of the following statements concerning fire main shore connections for a 20,000 gross ton cargo vessel on an international voyage is correct?

There must be at least one shore connection to the fire main system on each side of the vessel.

Shore connections must be in an accessible location and fitted with cutoff and check valves.

There must be at least one portable international shore connection flange available.

All of the above.

356

Actuating the fixed CO2 system should cause the automatic shutdown of the .

fuel supply only

exhaust ventilation only

supply and exhaust ventilation

mechanical and natural ventilation

357

Adding the longitudinal free surface correction to the uncorrected height of the center of gravity of a MODU yields .

'FSCL'

'KG'

'KGL'

'GML'

358

Adding the transverse free surface correction to the uncorrected height of the center of gravity of a MODU yields .

'FSCT'

'KG'

'KGT'

'GMT'

359

Adverse effects due to free surface will become apparent when .

the vessel is trimmed by the stern

the vessel's draft is decreased exposing more surface area to the wind and current

the vessel's draft is increased, thus increasing the vessel's wetted surface area

a portion of liquid is removed from a full tank

360

After a fire aboard a MODU, the Coast Guard must be notified if there is death, an injury resulting in more than 72% incapacitation, or property damage in excess of .

$(SA)15,000

$(SA)10,000

$(SA)25,000

$(SA)50,000

361

After a fire has been extinguished in a closed space, personnel may safely enter the space when .

smoke density has been decreased sufficiently to see the bulkhead opposite the compartment's entrance

a lifeline and explosion proof flash light are used

all smoke and toxic fumes are removed and an adequate oxygen supply is present

overhaul has been completed to remove any possible source of reignition

362

After a life raft is launched, the operating cord .

serves as a sea painter

detaches automatically

is used to rig the boarding ladder

is cut immediately as it is of no further use

363

After a life raft is launched, the operating cord .

serves as a sea painter

detaches automatically

is used to rig the boarding ladder

is cut immediately as it is of no further use

364

After a person has been revived by artificial respiration, they should be .

walked around until he is back to normal

given several shots of whiskey

kept lying down and warm

allowed to do as he wishes

365

After a person has been revived by artificial respiration, they should be .

walked around until he is back to normal

given several shots of whiskey

kept lying down and warm

asked about the circumstances of the accident

366

After abandoning a vessel, water consumed within the first 24 hours .

will pass through the body with very little being absorbed by the system

will help to prevent fatigue

will quench thirst for only two hours

helps to prevent seasickness

367

After abandoning a vessel, water consumed within the first 24 hours .

will pass through the body with very little being absorbed by the system

will help to prevent fatigue

will quench thirst for only two hours

helps to prevent seasickness

368

After allowing for pressure losses, the pressure-volume capacity of an inert gas blower must be able to maintain a pressure, in any cargo tank, with a minimum of .

50 millimeters of water

100 millimeters of water

150 millimeters of water

200 millimeters of water

369

After an accident, the victim may go into shock and die. Which of the following actions should be taken to help prevent shock?

Slightly elevate the head and feet.

Keep the person awake.

Keep the person lying down and at a comfortable temperature.

Give the person a stimulant to increase blood flow.

370

After an emergency shoring installation has been completed, the .

repair is completed and no further action is needed

timbers are nailed in place to prevent looseness

shoring should be frequently inspected for looseness

damaged plating should be straightened by heating

371

After an injury, which of the following can be determined by examining the condition of a victim's pupils?

The degree of pain being suffered.

The degree of vision impairment.

Whether or not the brain is functioning properly.

Whether or not the victim's blood pressure is normal.

372

After being launched from a MODU, a totally enclosed survival craft which has been afloat over a long period of time, requires .

frequent opening of hatches to permit entry of fresh air

regular checks of bilge levels

use of ear plugs to dampen engine noise

frequent flushing of the water spray system with fresh water

373

After being launched from an OSV, a totally enclosed survival craft which has been afloat over a long period of time, requires .

frequent opening of hatches to permit entry of fresh air

regular checks of bilge levels

use of ear plugs to dampen engine noise

frequent flushing of the water spray system with fresh water

374

After completing an IOPP certificate survey under Coast Guard Regulations (33 CFR Part 151), no significant change may be made in the construction, equipment, fittings, arrangements, or materials covered by the survey without the sanction of the .

State Water Management Authority

Environmental Pollution Agency

U.S.C.G. Officer in Charge of Marine Inspection

Marine Pollution Investigatory Board

375

After extinguishing a paint locker fire using the fixed CO2 system, the next immediate action is for the space to be .

opened and burned material removed

left closed with ventilation off until all boundaries are cool

checked for the proper oxygen level

opened and doused with water to prevent reflash

376

After fuel tanks have been filled and bunkers completed, which of the listed procedures should be followed next?

The pressure-vacuum relief valve should be reset.

The tanks should be made seaworthy to prevent contamination.

The tanks should be sounded to verify levels.

The tanks should be marked with a bull stamp on the manifold filling valve.

377

After having activated the emergency position indicating radio beacon(EPRIB), you should .

turn it off for five minutes every half-hour

turn it off and on at five minute intervals

turn it off during daylight hours

leave it on continuously

378

After having activated the emergency position indicating radio beacon, you should .

turn it off for five minutes every half-hour

turn it off and on at five minute intervals

turn it off during daylight hours

leave it on continuously

379

After having thrown the life raft and stowage container into the water, the life raft is inflated by .

pull in on the painter line

forcing open the container which operates the CO2

hitting the hydrostatic release

using the hand pump provided

380

After having thrown the life raft and stowage container into the water, the life raft is inflated by .

pulling on the painter line

forcing open the container which operates the CO2

hitting the hydrostatic release

using the hand pump provided

381

After having thrown the life raft and stowage container into the water, the life raft is inflated by .

pulling on the painter line

forcing open the container which operates the CO2

hitting the hydrostatic release

using the hand pump provided

382

After launching, an inflatable raft should be kept dry inside by .

opening the automatic drain plugs

draining the water pockets

using the electric bilge pump

using the bailers and cellulose sponge

383

After launching, an inflatable raft should be kept dry inside by .

opening the automatic drain plugs

draining the water pockets

using the electric bilge pump

using the bailers and cellulose

384

After measuring the length to which a section of shoring should be cut, you should cut the shoring .

approximately 1/2 inch longer than measured length to allow for trimming

approximately 1/2 inch shorter than measured length to allow for the use of wedges

to the same length as the measured length

approximately 1/2 inch shorter per foot of shoring to allow wet expansion

385

After taking on fuel oil, the hoses should be disconnected and .

draped over the fantail to dry out

drained over the side and washed out

drained into the bilges and washed out

drained into buckets or fuel tanks

386

After the lifeboat has reached the top of the davit heads, the davit arms begin moving up the tracks until the movement is stopped by the .

hoist man

limit switch

brake handle

preventer bar

387

After transferring fuel to another vessel, hoses should be drained .

to the bilges

over the side

into a bucket

all of the above

388

After using a CO2 fire extinguisher on a MODU, it should be .

put back in service if some CO2 remains

hydrostatically tested

retagged

recharged

389

After using a portable Halon fire extinguisher, it should be .

put back in service if more than 50% of the charge remains

repainted

hydrostatically tested before reuse

discarded

390

After you have put water on a burning mattress, and the fire appears to have been extinguished, you should then .

dry the mattress in a warm area

make sure the fire is out with CO2

pull the mattress apart to ensure no fire remains

secure the mattress in a well ventilated area

391

Air gap' is the vertical distance between the bottom of the hull and the .

still water level

wave crest

wave crest plus the charted water depth and tidal corrections

wave crest plus the charted water depth, plus tidal correction and storm surge

392

All fire hoses on a mobile offshore drilling units must be tested to a pressure of at least .

100 psi

110 psi

120 psi

130 psi

393

All MODU personnel should be familiar with the survival craft .

boarding and operating procedures

maintenance schedule

navigational systems

fuel consumption rates

394

All of the following are part of the fire triangle EXCEPT .

fuel

oxygen

heat

electricity

395

All of the following are recognized distress signals under the Rules of the Road EXCEPT .

a green star signal

orange-colored smoke

red flares

the repeated raising and lowering of outstretched arms

396

All OSV personnel should be familiar with the survival craft .

boarding and operating procedures

maintenance schedule

navigational systems

fuel consumption rates

397

All personnel on board a vessel should be familiar with the rescue boat .

boarding and operating procedures

maintenance schedules

navigational systems

fuel consumption rates

398

All personnel should be familiar with the lifeboats .

boarding and operating procedures

maintenance schedule

navigational systems

fuel consumption rates

399

Although 'KG' for a MODU in a lightweight condition is relatively high, the vessel is stiff because .

'KM' is small

'KM' is high

'BL' is small

'KB' is large

400

Among other restrictions, an oil tanker may not discharge an oily mixture into the sea from a cargo tank, slop tank, or cargo pump room bilge unless the vessel is .

more than 12 nautical miles from the nearest land

discharging at an instantaneous rate of oil content not exceeding 30 liters per nautical mile

at anchor or stopped

is within "Special Areas" defined in Regulation 1 (10) of Annex I to MARPOL 73/78

401

AMVER is a system which provides .

satellite communications

navigational information

weather information

position reporting service

402

An acceptable method of dealing with accumulated oil found in the pump room bilges is to .

transfer the oil to the sea chest

pump the oil into the slop tanks

discharge the oil over the side on an outgoing tide

pump the oil into a clean ballast tank

403

An application for an exemption of any requirements of the regulations for oil transfer operations must be submitted to the .

District Commander

Commandant

Captain of the Port

Nearest Coast Guard office

404

An applications for a waiver of any requirements of the regulations for oil transfer operations must be submitted .

the day before the operations

5 days before the operations

10 days before the operations

30 days before the operations

405

An approved signaling device required on inflatable life rafts include an) .

pistol

orange smoke signal

air horn

lantern

406

An effective method for moving a patient with spinal injuries to a stretcher or spine board is known as the .

pack strap carry

two man extremities carry

fireman's drag

four man log roll

407

An electrically "charged mist" will be found in a .

diesel engine cylinder

cargo tank during Butterworthing

fuel tank vent outlet

flash evaporator flash chamber

408

An emergency sea anchor may be constructed by using .

a boat bucket

an air tank filled with water

an oar and canvas weighted down

All of the above

409

An example of a combustible liquid is .

lube oil

gasoline

butane

benzene

410

An example of class "A" fire is a/an .

electrical fire in the engine room

oil fire in the engine room bilges

oil fire involving a grade "A" petroleum product

mattress fire in a stateroom

411

An extinguishing agent which effectively cools, dilutes combustible vapors and provides a heat and smoke screen is .

Halon 1301

dry chemical

water fog

carbon dioxide

412

An immersion suit must be equipped with an) .

air bottle for breathing

whistle and light

whistle, light, and reflective tape

whistle, light, and sea dye marker

413

An immersion suit should be equipped with a/an .

air bottle for breathing

whistle and handheld flare

whistle, strobe light, and reflective tape

whistle, handheld flare, and sea dye marker

414

An immersion suit should be equipped with a/an .

air bottle for breathing

whistle and handheld flare

whistle, strobe light, and reflective tape

whistle, handheld flare, and sea dye marker

415

An inert gas system incorporating a separately fired inert gas generator shall be provided with visual and audible alarms to indicate failure of the power supply to the generator, the automatic control system, and .

cooling water flow

combustion air temp too low

high sea water temperature

insufficient fuel supply

416

An inert gas system is designed to reduce the possibility of tank explosions by .

eliminating sparks and fire in the vicinity of cargo tanks

removing all hydrocarbon gases from the cargo tanks

blanketing cargo tanks with inert foam

reducing the oxygen concentration below levels necessary for combustion

417

An inert gas system on a tanker should be used to .

prevent the generation of flammable or combustible gas in tanks

blow out cargo lines to prevent gas concentrations

dilute tank atmospheres to keep gas concentrations below the lower explosive limit

prevent fires in the pump room by continually displacing flammable vapors

418

An inflatable life raft can be launched by .

the float-free method only

kicking the hydrostatic release

throwing the entire container overboard, then pulling on the operating cord to inflate the raft

removing the securing straps

419

An inflatable life raft can be launched by .

the float-free method only

kicking the hydrostatic release

throwing the entire container overboard, then pulling on the operating cord to inflate the raft

removing the securing straps

420

An inflatable life raft can be manually released from its cradle by .

cutting the straps that enclose the container

removing the rubber sealing strip from the container

loosing the turnbuckle on the securing strap

pushing the button on the hydrostatic release

421

An inflatable life raft has inflated on top of you in an upside down position. What should you do next?

Wait for others to lift the raft off of you.

Dive down to prevent your lifejacket from fouling as you come out.

Pull yourself out from under the raft in a face up position to keep your lifejacket clear of the raft.

You should remove your lifejacket before attempting to right an inflatable raft.

422

An inflatable life raft is floating in its container, attached to the ship by its painter, as the ship is sinking rapidly. Which of the actions listed should be taken with respect to the life raft container?

Cut the painter line so it will not pull the life raft container down.

Swim away from the container so you will not be in danger as it goes down.

Take no action as the pull on the painter will cause the life raft to inflate and open the container.

Manually open the container and inflate the life raft with the hand pump.

423

An inflatable life raft is floating in its container, attached to the ship by its painter, as the ship is sinking rapidly. Which of the actions listed should be taken with respect to the life raft container?

Cut the painter line so it will not pull the life raft container down.

Swim away from the container so you will not be in danger as it goes down.

Take no action as the pull on the painter will cause the life raft to inflate and open the container.

Manually open the container and inflate the life raft with the hand pump.

424

An inflatable life raft is hand-launched by .

pulling a cord

cutting the wire restraining bands

removing the rubber packing strip

throwing the entire container overboard

425

An inflatable life raft is thrown into the water from a sinking vessel. Which of the following actions occurs automatically after the painter trips the CO2 bottles to inflate the raft?

The sea anchor is deployed.

The floor inflates.

If upside down, the craft will right itself.

The painter detaches from the raft.

426

An inflatable life raft is thrown into the water from a sinking vessel. Which of the following actions occurs automatically after the painter trips the CO2 bottles to inflate the raft?

The sea anchor is deployed.

The floor inflates.

If upside down, the craft will right itself.

The painter detaches from the raft.

427

An inflatable life raft should be lifted back aboard the ship by using .

the single hook at the top of the raft

two lines passed under the raft

the towing bridle

All of the above

428

An inflatable life raft should be lifted back aboard the ship by using .

the single hook at the top of the raft

two lines passed under the raft

the towing bridle

all of the above

429

An initial attempt to extinguish a galley grease fire may be made by using .

water

a mechanical foam system

the range hood extinguishing system

fire dampers only

430

An instrument used to detect explosive gas/air mixtures, usually measures the concentration in terms of the lower explosive limit, and is known as a .

toxic vapor meter

flame safety lamp

gas absorption detector

combustible gas indicator

431

An insulating flange should be used in a cargo hose connection instead of a bonding wire .

when pumping LNG only

when static electricity may be generated

when the terminal is equipped with a cathodic protection system

during cold weather

432

An International Oil Pollution Prevention (IOPP) Certificate ceases to be valid on a U.S. Ship when .

the ship changes its port of documentation to San Francisco

the certificate exceeds 2 years from the date of issue

an intermediate survey as required by 33 CFR 151.17 is not carried out

the vessel owners cease to belong to IMO (International Maritime Organization)

433

An LNG carrier has an approved type of gas detecting system to detect methane leaks in the .

barrier spaces

cargo handling rooms

boiler burner supply piping

all of the above

434

An ocean going ship of 400 gross tons or above must be fitted with a standard oil discharge shore connection with dimensions outlined in Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR) or be substituted with a suitable .

portable flange adapter using a four bolt pattern and a bolt circle diameter of 83 mm

portable flange adapter using a five bolt pattern and a bolt circle diameter of 183 mm

portable flange adapter using a six bolt pattern and a bolt circle diameter of 183 mm

portable flange adapter using a eight bolt pattern and a bolt circle diameter of 83 mm

435

An ocean going ship of 4000 gross tons must be fitted with a standard discharge shore connection for the discharge of oily wastes to a reception facility. The dimensions for the connection are specified in the Pollution Prevention Regulations under Part .

151

153

154

155

436

An ocean going ship of 6000 gross tons or above must be fitted with a standard discharge shore connection with dimensions outlined in Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR) or be substituted with a .

portable connection using a four bolt pattern

suitable discharge shore connection

portable adapter that meets the same specification outlined in 33 CFR, Subchapter "O"

clip-on flange suitable for service pressure of 4 kg/cm2

437

An oceangoing ship of 350 gross tons, constructed in January 1976, and not equipped with an oily water separator, may retain all bilge slops .

onboard in the ship's bilges

in the forward peak tank

in the oil purifier reservoir

in a cofferdam

438

An oil fire would be classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

439

An 'on-load' release system on a survival craft means the cable can be released .

only when the load is taken off the cable

only there is a load on the cable

only when activated by the controls at the lowering station

at any time

440

An oxygen indicator will detect .

the amount of oxygen in a space

the presence of harmful amounts of carbon monoxide

concentrations of explosive gas

all of the above

441

An oxygen indicator will detect .

concentrations of explosive gas

an oxygen deficiency in a space

the presence of harmful amounts of carbon monoxide

all of the above

442

An ullage reading is the distance from a given point at the .

sounding tube to either side of the tank

top of the tank down to the bottom of the tank

top of the liquid down to the tank bottom

top of the sounding tube down to the surface of the liquid

443

An unconscious person should NOT be .

placed in a position with the head lower than the body

given an inhalation stimulant

given something to drink

treated for injuries until conscious

444

An unconscious person should NOT be .

placed in a position with the head lower than the body

given an inhalation stimulant

given something to drink

treated for injuries

445

Angular motion about the longitudinal axis of a vessel is known as .

pitch

surge

sway

roll

446

Angular motion about the vertical axis of a vessel is known as .

yaw

surge

hog

roll

447

Annual servicing of a hand portable CO2 fire extinguisher includes .

inspecting the pressure gauge to ensure the needle is within operating range

weighing the cylinder and recharging if weight loss exceeds 10% of the weight of the charge

hydrostatic testing of the cylinder

discharging, cleaning inside, and recharging

448

Antiseptics are used principally to .

speed healing

prevent infection

reduce inflammation

increase blood circulation

449

Antiseptics are used principally to .

promote healing

prevent infection

reduce inflammation

increase blood circulation

450

Any combustible liquid having a flash point of 150F or above is grade .

A

B

D

E

451

Any firefighting equipment carried in addition to the minimum requirements on a MODU must .

meet the applicable standards

be marked as additional equipment

be stowed in a separate area

all of the above

452

Any liquid which gives off flammable vapors at or below 80F, as determined by flash point from an open cup tester, describes a .

flammable liquid

combustible liquid

nonflammable liquid

noncombustible liquid

453

Any liquid with a flash point above 80F is a .

flammable liquid

combustible liquid

coal base oil

synthetic base oil

454

Any single ship's compartment sustaining partial flooding with free communication to the sea will .

increase reserve buoyancy

decrease the free surface effect

seriously reduce stability

result in the ship's sinking

455

Appendicitis symptoms include cramps or pain in the abdomen located in the .

lower left side

lower right side

upper left side

upper right side

456

Approved buoyant work vests may be carried aboard tank vessels and shall be worn by crew members .

when working near or over the water under unfavorable working conditions

under the supervision and control of designated ship's officers

as substitutes for the approved life preservers during routine drills, weather permitting, when a vessel is moored pier side

all of the above

457

Aqueous film forming firefighting foam is also known as .

chemical foam

high-expansion foam

mechanical foam

all of the above

458

Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF), commonly known as 'light water', is especially suitable for fighting .

oil fires in the engine room bilges

class C fires in paint lockers

any class D fire

all of the above

459

Artificial respiration may be necessary in cases of .

drowning

electrocution

poisoning

All of the above

460

Artificial respiration may be necessary in cases of .

drowning

electrocution

poisoning

All of the above

461

Artificial resuscitation to an adult should be administered .

4 to 6 times per minute

12 to 15 times per minute

20 to 30 times per minute

At least 30 times per minute

462

As a firefighting medium, CO2 can be dangerous under certain conditions as it can cause .

hallucinations

freeze burns and blistering

undulation

carbon monoxide poisoning

463

As a general rule of thumb, with no adverse wind conditions, approximately how far could a straight stream of water reach from a fire hose having a nozzle pressure of 100 psi?

50 feet

100 feet

150 feet

200 feet

464

As a last resort, a tourniquet can be used to .

hold a victim in a stretcher

stop uncontrolled bleeding

hold a large bandage in place

restrain a delirious victim

465

As a precaution against oil spills when topping off fuel tanks, you should .

close the deck filling valve to reduce the pumping rate

close all tank vents to prevent overflow

fill the tank to the bottom of the expansion trunk

notify the shore pumping station to reduce the pumping rate as tanks near full capacity

466

As a vessel changes course to starboard, the compass card in a magnetic compass .

remains aligned with compass north

also turns to starboard

first turns to starboard then counterclockwise to port

turns counterclockwise to port

467

As a vessel changes course to starboard, the compass card in a magnetic compass .

first turns to starboard then counterclockwise

also turns to starboard

remains aligned with compass north

turns counterclockwise to port

468

As a vessel changes course to starboard, the compass card in a magnetic compass .

first turns to starboard then counterclockwise to port

also turns to starboard

turns counterclockwise to port

remains aligned with compass north

469

As a vessel sinks to a depth of 15 feet, the hydrostatic trip releases the life raft container from its cradle by .

breaking the weak link

releasing the tie-down strap

pulling the operating cord

releasing the CO2 canister

470

As its temperature rises, the volume of fuel oil stored in a tank will .

remain the same

increase

decrease

none of the above

471

As part of the emergency outfit required to be carried onboard all tank vessels over 1000 gross tons, flashlights must be .

of a minimum number of two explosion proof type

listed by NEMA and bearing its label

of the Type II or Type III

all of the above

472

As shown in figure 2, fresh air entering through windward doorways and portholes while pushing heat and smoke out leeward doorways and portholes is known as .

vertical ventilation

horizontal ventilation

loop ventilation

cross-flow induction

473

As shown in the illustration, item #8 would be an) .

recognition light

rain water catchment tube assembly

pressure relief valve

floating sheath knife

474

As soon as you hear the fire and emergency signal, you should ensure that .

the ring buoys are thrown overboard

the engines are stopped

the fire pump is started

everyone is suited in an approved life vest

475

As soon as you hear the fire and emergency signal, you should ensure that the .

ring buoys are thrown overboard

engines are stopped

fire pumps are started

life preservers have been issued to everyone

476

At a speed of six knots the fuel aboard a survival craft should last .

8 hours

12 hours

24 hours

48 hours

477

At all angles of inclination the metacenter is located .

vertically above the center of buoyancy

vertically above the center of gravity

at the intersection of the upright vertical centerline and the line of action of the buoyant force

geometric center of the underwater volume

478

At all angles of inclination, the true measure of a vessel's stability is determined by the vessels .

metacentric height

displacement

righting moment

inclining moment

479

At the earliest indication of fire aboard your vessel, you must FIRST .

locate the fire

determine which type of fire is burning

sound the alarm

fight the fire

480

At the required fire drill conducted aboard a MODU, all persons must report to their stations and demonstrate their ability to perform the duties assigned to them .

by the tool pusher

in the Muster List ("Station Bill")

by the person conducting the drill

at the previous safety meeting

481

At what interval must a foam fire extinguisher be recharged if the vessel's Certificate of Inspection is issued for a period of two years?

Quarterly

Semiannually

Biennially

Annually

482

At which of the listed tank locations should you obtain oxygen content readings prior to tank washing?

At the hatch coaming and tank bottom.

At the hatch coaming and middle of the tank.

At the middle and bottom of the tank.

At the center of the ullage and one meter below deck.

483

Basic emergency care for a victim of a serious electrical burn is to .

flood the burn area with water for two minutes

brush away the charred skin and wrap the burned area

cover the burned area with a clean cloth and transport the patient to a medical facility

apply rubbing alcohol to the burned area and wrap with a clean cloth

484

Before a shipboard fire can be declared completely out, which of the following conditions must be established?

The cause of the fire is to be known.

The fire area is safe for men to enter without a breathing apparatus.

The fire area is sufficiently cooled so that accidental skin burns will not occur.

All of the above.

485

Before attempting to put out a class "C" fire involving an electric-driven centrifugal pump, you should FIRST .

insulate your shoes

ground the fire hose

secure its power supply

start the fire pump

486

Before CPR is started on the victim, you should .

establish an open airway

treat any bleeding wounds

insure the victim is conscious

make the victim comfortable

487

Before CPR is started on the victim, you should .

establish an open airway

treat any bleeding wounds

insure the victim is conscious

make the victim comfortable

488

Before entering a fuel tank that has been cleaned, it should be checked with an oxygen indicator and a/an .

Orsat apparatus

flame safety lamp

Halide torch

combustible gas indicator

489

Before entering any space that has been sealed, its oxygen level should be tested. What level of oxygen in the space is equal to fresh air?

10.0%

15.8%

20.8%

25.8%

490

Before inserting a low velocity fog applicator into an all- purpose combination nozzle, you must .

tighten the high velocity fog tip

put the control handle in the solid steam position

put the control handle in the fog position

remove the high velocity fog tip

491

Before inserting a low velocity fog applicator into the device shown in the illustration, you must place the handle in .

position "C", operate catch "E", and remove piece "D"

position "B", secure the water pressure, and turn piece "D" to your right

position "A", depress piece "D", and open catch "E"

position "C", secure the water pressure, and turn piece "D" to your left

492

Before making any welded repairs to the internals of a vessel's fuel tank in a U.S. port, the tank must be examined by .

the chief engineer

the master of the vessel

a certified marine chemist

the insurance underwriter

493

Before releasing CO2 into the machinery space, the alarm for a fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system must sound for at least .

20 seconds

30 seconds

40 seconds

60 seconds

494

Before the seas get rough, it is a good safety practice to .

make a visual inspection of all engine spaces and secure loose gear

move quickly about the ship

increase all engine space lighting

shutdown auxiliary equipment

495

Before you initiate the engine room fixed CO2 system to extinguish a serious fire, you would .

start the emergency diesel

stop the main engine

evacuate all engine room personnel

turn off electrical power

496

Besides heat, fuel, and oxygen, which of the following is necessary for a fire to exist?

Chain reaction

Thermal action

Chemical occlusion

Pyrotechnical reaction

497

Bilges may be pumped .

overboard on the outgoing tide

overboard only after dark

overboard only through an approved oily water separator and oil content monitor

anytime as long as the oil content is very little

498

Bleeding from a vein can be characterized as .

dark red and slow

bright red and slow

bright red and spurting

dark red and spurting

499

Bleeding from a vein may be ordinarily controlled by .

pinching the wound closed

applying direct pressure to the wound

heavy application of a disinfectant

pouring ice water directly into the wound

500

Bleeding from a vein may ordinarily be controlled by .

applying direct pressure to the wound

heavy application of a disinfectant

pouring ice water directly onto the wound

pinching the wound closed

501

Blood flowing from a cut artery would appear .

dark red with a steady flow

bright red with a steady flow

bright red and in spurts

dark red and in spurts

502

Bonding cables are used to reduce the possibility of accidental spark discharge when .

transferring flammable liquids to or from a vessel

transferring dry mud to or from a vessel

transferring fuel oil from storage to day tanks

securing drill pipe on deck

503

Both crude oil washing and water washing use direct impingement to remove residue from tanks. Crude oil washing has an additional advantage, in utilizing .

a higher pressure jet

the solvent effect of the crude oil

a higher temperature

none of the above.

504

Bottom mounted crude oil washing machines are primarily used for .

the majority of crude oil tank cleaning

washing the entire bottom of the tank

areas where direct impingement from deck mounted machines cannot be satisfactorily reached

all vertical surfaces

505

Breathing petroleum vapors is hazardous and may cause .

temporary blindness

permanent deafness

severe internal bleeding

unconsciousness and suffocation

506

Bunker "C" is classified as a grade .

A liquid

B liquid

D liquid

E liquid

507

Bunker "C", a grade "E" combustible liquid, will .

give off flammable vapors below 80F (26.7C)

have a Reid vapor pressure of 14 psi (96.5 kPa) or more

self-ignite at temperatures below 150F (65.5C)

have a flash point of 150F (65.5C) or more

508

Burning diesel oil should be treated as which class of fire?

Class "A"

Class "B"

Class "C"

Class "D"

509

Burning electrical insulation is best extinguished by .

soda acid

foam

water fog

carbon dioxide

510

Burning magnesium is considered to be which of the listed classes of fire?

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

511

Burning paint, turpentine, or grease would be an example of which of the following classes of fire?

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

512

Burning rubber is considered to be which of the listed classes of fire?

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

513

Burning wood is considered to be which of the listed classes of fire?

Class A

Class B

Class C

Class D

514

By definition, an example of a flammable liquid is .

kerosene

gasoline

caustic potash

animal and vegetable oils

515

By definition, combustible liquids are liquids which .

spontaneously ignite

are highly volatile with a flash point of 0F

have a flash point of 80F or higher

give off flammable vapors at or below 80F

516

By definition, spontaneous combustion is a result of .

an outside heat source heating a substance until it ignites

conduction of heat through a wall of material to the substance

chemical reactions within a substance

All of the above.

517

By regulation, orange smoke distress signals will expire not more than how many months from the date of manufacture?

24 months

36 months

42 months

54 months

518

Carbon dioxide cylinders must be recharged when the weight of the charge has diminished to what percent?

80%

85%

90%

95%

519

Carbon dioxide cylinders must be recharged when the cylinder charge weight is less than what percent of the stamped full weight charge?

80%

85%

90%

95%

520

Carbon dioxide extinguishers must be recharged when the charge weight is less than .

80%

85%

90%

95%

521

Cartridge-operated dry chemical fire extinguishers used on MODUs, should have the propellant cartridge weighed every .

three months

six months

12 months

two years

522

Changing rescuers while carrying out artificial respiration should be done .

without losing the rhythm of respiration

only with the help of two other people

by not stopping the respiration for more than 5 minutes

at ten minute intervals

523

Changing rescuers while carrying out artificial respiration should be done .

without losing the rhythm of respiration

only with the help of two other people

by not stopping the respiration for more than 5 minutes

at ten minute intervals

524

Changing rescuers while carrying out artificial respiration should be done .

at ten minute intervals

by not stopping the respiration for more than five minutes

only with the help of two other people

without losing the rhythm of respiration

525

Changing rescuers while carrying out artificial respiration should be done .

at ten minute intervals

by not stopping the respiration for more than five minutes

only with the help of two other people

without losing the rhythm of respiration

526

Chemical burns are caused by the skin coming in contact with .

acids or alkalis

diesel oil

acids, but not alkalis

alkalis, but not acids

527

Chemical foam is most suitable for use on a fire involving .

oil

burning insulation

hot bulkheads

electrical machinery

528

Class C fires may be combated using a .

dry chemical extinguisher

carbon dioxide extinguisher

Halon extinguisher

all of the above

529

Clean air standards, referred to as 'Grade D', apply to compressed air for use in .

high pressure fluid accumulators

driving air powered plunger pumps

filling open circuit breathing systems

bladder type accumulators

530

Clogged limber holes can endanger a ship's stability by .

decreasing off center weight

increasing water area on the keelson

preventing the free surface effect

preventing water from draining to the bilge well

531

CO2 cylinders equipped with pressure actuated discharge heads will discharge automatically when .

the discharge valve is open

the control box glass is broken

pressure from the control cylinders is initially detected

the control cylinders have been completely discharged

532

CO2 extinguishes a fire by .

a blanket of bubbles formed on the surface of the fire

smothering

cooling

isolating the heat from the fuel

533

Coast Guard approved buoyant work vests .

may be substituted for 10 percent of the required life preservers

should be stowed adjacent to rescue boats and emergency stations

may be used by boat crews and line handlers during rescue boat drills

should be used when carrying out duties near a weather deck's edge

534

Coast Guard approved buoyant work vests .

may be substituted for 10 percent of the required life preservers

should be stowed adjacent to rescue boats and emergency stations

may be used by boat crews and line handlers during rescue boats drills

should be used when carrying out duties near a weather deck's edge

535

Coast Guard regulations (33 CFR) require that the oil transfer procedures which must be posted on every vessel having a capacity of 250 or more barrels of oil, must contain a description of each oil transfer system installed on the vessel and shall also identify the location of each .

valve

pump

vent

all of the above

536

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 34) state that any space containing charged CO2 cylinders, shall be properly ventilated to prevent a temperature higher than .

130F (54.5C)

140F (60.0C)

150F (66.6C)

160F (71.1C)

537

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR Part 95), require a fixed foam extinguishing system on cargo and miscellaneous vessels to meet which of the following requirements?

The supply of foam producing materials must be sufficient to operate the equipment for at least 3 minutes for spaces other than tanks.

The deck foam system must be completely independent of the fixed foam system.

The foam producing chemicals must be discharged and recharged every year at annual inspection.

The foam producing chemicals must be discharged and recharged every 2 years at the annual inspection.

538

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) classify a liquid having a flash point of 175F (79.4C) as a combustible liquid, .

Grade "E"

Grade "D"

Grade "C"

Grade "B"

539

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) divide petroleum products into combustible liquids and flammable liquids. Flammable liquids .

give off flammable vapors at or below 80F (26.7C)

always have a Reid vapor pressure of 14 pounds (6.35 kg) or more

will self-ignite at temperatures below 150F (65.6C)

have a flash point of 150F (65.6C) or more

540

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) for carbon dioxide fixed fire extinguishing systems require .

a separate supply of CO2 be provided for each space protected

the total supply of CO2 to be at least sufficient for the space requiring the greatest amount

the total supply of CO2 be equal to the gross tonnage of the vessel divided by 30

all of the above

541

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require each machinery space fire hose to be equipped with an approved combination nozzle and applicator. The maximum allowable length of the applicator .

may not exceed 3 feet in length

may not exceed 4 feet in length

must be less than 6 feet in length

must be less than 10 feet in length

542

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require each machinery space fire hose to be equipped with an approved combination nozzle and applicator. The maximum allowable length of the applicator .

may not exceed 4 feet in length

may not exceed 5 feet in length

must be less than 6 feet in length

may be greater than 6 feet in length when demonstrated to OCMI that the applicator will not interfere with the placement of the machinery

543

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require fire hydrants to be located in the propulsion machinery spaces containing oil fired boilers. In addition, vessels of 1,000 gross tons and over are to be equipped with a .

straight through nozzle

12 foot low velocity fog applicator

100 foot length of lined fire hose

coupling spanner wrench

544

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require gears, couplings, flywheels, and all rotating machinery capable of injuring personnel to be .

protected with adequate covers or guards

identified by yellow and black warning signs

conspicuously identified as to their particular hazard

located where they may not be easily contacted

545

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require how many 15 pound carbon dioxide fire extinguishers to be installed in the boiler room of an 8,000 horsepower steam propelled vessel?

Two

Four

Six

Eight

546

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require inflatable life rafts to be equipped with .

a first aid kit

an instruction manual

a sea anchor

all of the above

547

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require inflatable life rafts to be equipped with .

a first aid kit

an instruction manual

a sea anchor

all of the above

548

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require that lifejackets shall be .

provided for each person onboard

provided for all personnel on watch

readily accessible to persons in the engine room

all of the above

549

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require that lifejackets shall be .

provided for each person onboard

provided for all personnel on watch

readily accessible to persons in the engine room

all of the above

550

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) require that low velocity fog spray applicators be provided for the combination hose nozzles in the machinery spaces of tank vessels. How many applicators are required to be maintained in the machinery spaces of these vessels?

1

2

3

4

551

Coast Guard regulations (46 CFR) state that all handheld portable fire extinguishers required aboard uninspected motor vessels shall be type .

A

B

C

D

552

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) state that the maximum number of type B-II hand portable fire extinguishers required aboard a 299 gross ton uninspected motor vessel with 7000 BHP main propulsion diesel engine is .

one

three

six

nine

553

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) states that duties assigned to the crew by the Muster List ("Station Bill") will .

be given on a bid basis

be comparable with their regular work

not exceed regular hours

be overtime duties

554

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), require a fixed foam extinguishing system on cargo and miscellaneous vessels to meet which of the following requirements?

The supply of foam producing materials must be sufficient to operate the equipment for at least 3 minutes for spaces other than tanks.

The deck foam system must be completely independent of the fixed foam system.

The foam producing chemicals must be discharged and recharged every year at annual inspection.

The foam producing chemicals must be discharged and recharged every 2 years at the annual inspection.

555

Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR), require electric hand lamps, approved for use in fuel tanks, to be battery powered and .

flame resistant

explosion proof

corrosion resistant

moisture proof

556

Coast Guard Regulations 46 CFR, stipulate that in addition to emergency signals, muster lists must specify .

actions to be taken by persons on board when each signal is sounded

the signal for abandoning the vessel

the duties assigned to different members of the crew

all of the above

557

Coast Guard Regulations 46 CFR, stipulate that in addition to emergency signals, muster lists must specify .

actions to be taken by persons on board when each signal is sounded

the order to abandon the vessel

the duties assigned to different members of the crew

all of the above

558

Coast Guard Regulations 46 CFR, stipulate that in addition to emergency signals, muster lists must specify .

actions to be taken by persons on board when each signal is sounded

the order to abandon the vessel

the duties assigned to different members of the crew

all of the above

559

Coast Guard Regulations 46 CFR, stipulate that in addition to emergency signals, muster lists must specify .

actions to be taken by persons on board when each signal is sounded

the order to abandon the vessel

the duties assigned to different members of the crew

all of the above

560

Coast Guard Regulations apply to which of the following requirements of the equipment required to be in a fireman's outfit?

The flashlight shall be Type II or Type III.

The assembled lifeline shall have a breaking strength of 2,500 pounds.

The combustible gas indicator hose must be 100 feet in length.

All protective clothing must be electrically non- conducting.

561

Coast Guard regulations require a shipboard oil pollution emergency plan to be reviewed .

annually only

biennially only

quad-annually only

only one every five years

562

Combustible gas indicators are used to detect flammable gases or vapors in the atmosphere. As a safety feature, they are equipped with .

an audible signaling device

an inflatable bag

a pressure relieving device

flame arrestors

563

Combustible gas indicators are used to detect flammable gases, or vapors present in a tank. This is accomplished by an intricate instrument incorporating a/an .

inflatable bag

heated filament

sensitive liquid chemical

vapor detecting carbon compound

564

Combustible gas indicators detect flammable gases, or vapors present in the atmosphere by an intricate system which includes .

burning the vapors

metering the vapors

measuring the vapor volume

weighing the vapor

565

Combustible gas indicators measure the concentration of combustible gases as a percentage of the lower explosive limit of the gas. If the hydrocarbon content of the sample exceeds the upper explosive limit .

the needle will rise slowly to and remain at the maximum reading

the needle will move rapidly to and remain at the maximum reading

the needle will move to the maximum reading and return back to zero

it will not be detected

566

Combustible gas indicators measure the presence of combustible gases as a percentage of the .

flash point

upper explosive limit

lower explosive limit

fire point

567

Combustible material which is stored adjacent to a compartment where there is a fire, may also be ignited. This ignition can occur by .

heat convection through the bulkheads

heat conduction of combustion gases

direct radiation emitted by the adjacent fire

heat radiated from the bulkhead by the adjacent fire

568

Comminuted or ground garbage which will be discharged into the sea, must be able to pass through a screen with a mesh size no larger than .

25 millimeters

50 millimeters

75 millimeters

100 millimeters

569

Compliance with the terms of the load line certificate on a MODU is the responsibility of the .

Ballast Control Operator

Barge Supervisor

Master or Offshore Installation Manager

Operator representative

570

Control of a fire on a MODU should be addressed .

immediately after restoring vital services

immediately

following control of flooding

following establishment of fire boundaries

571

Control of flooding on a MODU should be addressed .

first

following control of a fire

following restoration of vital services

only if a threat exists

572

Control valves for a CO2 fire extinguishing system may be located within the protected space when .

it is impractical to locate them outside

there is also a control valve outside

the CO2 cylinders are also in the space

an automatic heat sensing trip is installed

573

Crude oil washing has which of the following disadvantages?

Its cleaning ability is very poor.

Allows buildup of cargo residue on tank walls.

It requires following additional work procedures and close attention by the crew during cargo operations.

When completed, more cargo is retained aboard the ship than with water washing.

574

Damage stability of a MODU is the stability .

which exists when the wind speed is less than 50 knots

before collision

after flooding

at survival draft

575

Davit launched lifeboats must be equipped with .

tanks for the storage of drinking water

ballast tanks to prevent the boat from capsizing

buoyant oars or paddles

auxiliary mechanical propulsion (Fleming gear)

576

Diesel fuel is relatively safe to handle due to its low volatility, but the fumes will self-ignite and continue to burn steadily if the fuel is heated to the .

flash point

ignition point

volatility point

upper explosive limit

577

Diesel fuel vapors .

can not be ignited by a spark unless the vapor is in a confined space

are nontoxic in all concentrations

can not be ignited by a spark unless they are at their auto ignition temperature

are heavier than air

578

Distress signals may be .

red flares

smoke signals

sound signals

All of the above

579

Drinking salt water will .

be safe if mixed with fresh water

prevent seasickness

promote urine excretion

protect against heat cramps

580

Dry chemical extinguishing agents are effective when used .

with any foam extinguishing agents

strictly in a cooling capacity

with any other dry chemical extinguishing agents

on materials that contain their own oxygen

581

Dry chemical extinguishing agents extinguish a fire by .

cooling the fuel below ignition temperature

smothering and removing the oxygen from the fuel

breaking up the molecular chain reaction

removing the fuel by absorbing the heated vapors

582

Dry chemical extinguishing agents extinguish a fire by .

removing the fuel by absorbing the heated vapors

cooling and removing the oxygen from the fuel

smothering and removing the oxygen from the fuel

breaking up the molecular chain reaction

583

Dry chemical fire extinguishers may be effectively used on which of the listed classes of fires?

Class "A" only

Class "B" only

Class "B" and "C" only

Class "A" and "C" only

584

Due to the hazards involved with Halon type fire extinguishers on a MODU, the size II extinguisher may only be used .

outside of an occupied space

on class C fires

in any inside emergency

on class B fires

585

During a fire drill on a MODU, which of the following actions is required to be carried out?

Each fire pump is to be started.

The lifeboat is to be launched and operated.

An inventory of rescue and fire equipment is to be taken.

An inspection and inventory of fire hoses is to be made.

586

During an abandonment or drill, the first person to arrive at the survival craft should .

pass out food and water to personnel

open the doors and start the sprinkler system

activate the emergency release handle

open the doors and prepare the craft for boarding

587

During an emergency drill on a vessel, you hear "three (3) short blasts on the whistle and three (3) short rings on the general alarm bells". This is the signal is for .

abandon ship

dismissal from fire and emergency stations

fire and emergency

man overboard

588

During an evacuation from a MODU, an individual without the option of a survival craft or life raft should enter the water on the leeward side, except when .

there is burning oil on the water

there is a rescue craft in the area

water temperature is below 40F

a rigid survival craft is in the area

589

During an evacuation from a MODU, an individual without the option of a survival craft or life raft should enter the water on the leeward side, except when .

there is a rescue craft in the area

there is hydrogen sulfide present

water temperature is below 40F

a rigid survival craft is in the area

590

During an evacuation from a MODU, an individual without the option of a survival craft or life raft should enter the water on the leeward side, except when .

there is a rescue craft in the area

water temperature is below 40F

there is a severe list to the windward side of the MODU

a rigid survival craft is in the area

591

During an inspection of a ships storeroom, you find sealed containers of chemicals labeled "potassium bicarbonate" and "potassium chloride". These chemicals are most commonly used aboard ship for .

degreasing machinery parts

recharging dry chemical fire extinguishers

engine jacket water treatment

descalling evaporator tubes

592

During cargo operations, a deck fire has occurred due to a leaking cargo line. You should FIRST .

blanket the cargo spill with foam

apply CO2 on the burning fuel at its source

stop the transfer of cargo

prevent the spread of fire with a foam dam

593

During counter flooding to correct a severe list or trim aggravated by an off center load, a MODU suddenly takes a list or trim to the opposite side. You should .

continue counter flooding in the same direction

continue counter flooding, but in the opposite direction

immediately stop counter flooding

deballast from the low side

594

During counter flooding to correct a severe list or trim aggravated by an off center load, your ship suddenly takes a list or trim to the opposite side. Your first course of action should be .

continue counter flooding in the same direction

continue counter flooding, but in the opposite direction

immediately stop counter flooding

deballast from the low side

595

During fueling operations oil is detected in the water adjacent to your vessel. If however, it is determined to be from some source other than your vessel, you should .

secure operations until the exact type of oil is determined

make an entry in the oil record book to that effect

notify the Coast Guard

All of the above

596

During fueling operations, which of the listed precautions should be taken when topping off fuel tanks?

Reduce the pumping rate by closing the deck filling valve.

Close all overflow valves.

Place 5 gallon containers under all flange connections in the fuel line.

Reduce the pumping rate and sound tanks frequently

597

During oil transfer operations, who would be responsible to guarantee that the posted transfer procedures are being followed?

The designated person in charge

The tankerman

The senior able seaman

The oiler

598

During severe storms, when survival becomes a major concern, it may become necessary to relieve high anchor tensions on the windward side of the MODU by .

deballasting the rig

ballasting the rig

paying out cable on the windward side

paying out cable on the leeward side

599

During the annual servicing of your ship's fixed CO2 system, you receive the report shown in the illustration. Which CO2 cylinders require recharging?

105

103 and 108

109

All of the above

600

During the required periodic boat drill aboard a MODU, each person not assigned duties as per the Muster List ("Station Bill") is .

instructed in the use of portable fire extinguishers

shown a video demonstrating lifeboat launching

instructed in the use of life preservers

not required to attend the boat drill

601

During the towing of a survival craft, a lookout should be on station to .

release the towline in an emergency

help the helmsman steer

look for food and water

check water level in the bilge

602

During topping off of bunker tanks, the loading rate must be personally supervised by the .

terminal operator

person-in-charge

master

chief engineer

603

Each buoyant work vest on a MODU must be .

Coast Guard approved

marked with the name of the unit

equipped with a waterlight

all of the above

604

Each buoyant work vest on an OSV must be .

Coast Guard approved

marked with the name of the unit

equipped with a waterlight

all of the above

605

Each completed page of the Oil Record Book must be signed by the .

engineer on watch

Chief Engineer

Chief Mate

Master

606

Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or from the date of manufacture, not later than .

48 months

42 months

36 months

12 months

607

Each distress signal and self-activated smoke signal must be replaced not later than the marked date of expiration, or not more than how many months from the date of manufacture?

12

24

36

42

608

Each emergency generator on a mobile offshore drilling unit, when tested, must be run under a full load for at least .

one hour

two hours

ten hours

four hours

609

Each emergency light on a MODU must be marked with .

the letter "E"

an arrow pointing to the nearest exit

a no smoking symbol

the word 'DANGER'

610

Each EPIRB required on a MODU shall be tested using the integrated test circuit and output indicator every .

week

two weeks

month

two months

611

Each EPIRB required on a OSV, other than an EPIRB or SART in an inflatable life raft, shall be tested using the integrated test circuit and output indicator every .

week

two weeks

month

two months

612

Each fire hose coupling on a MODU must have threads to meet the specifications of the .

American Petroleum Institute

National Standard Fire Hose Coupling

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Underwriter's Laboratories, Inc.

613

Each fire hydrant is required to have at least one spanner wrench and at least one .

hose rack or reel

hammer

foam applicator

pick ax

614

Each fire hydrant serving the machinery spaces of a MODU containing oil fired boilers, internal combustion machinery, or fuel oil units, must be equipped with a .

fireman's outfit

low velocity spray applicator

marine strainer

pick axe

615

Each fire pump on a MODU must have a pressure gage located .

at the pump discharge

at the manifold connection

at each fire station discharge

at the pump station

616

Each fireman's outfit and its spare equipment on a MODU must be stowed .

in a locked cabinet in the machinery space

in an unlocked cabinet in the machinery space

in a separate and accessible location

at a fire hydrant location

617

Each hand portable fire extinguisher carried on a MODU must be marked with .

the name of the unit on which it is located

the date that it was installed on the unit

the names of the individuals qualified to use it

an identification number different from other extinguishers on the unit

618

Each hand portable, semi-portable, and fixed fire extinguishing unit on a MODU must be tested and inspected at least once every .

six weeks

six months

twelve months

two years

619

Each hose in the fuel transfer system for helicopter refueling must have a .

static grounding device

quick-disconnect nozzle

splash guard

vapor recovery system

620

Each hose in the fuel transfer system for helicopter refueling must meet the standards of the .

Federal Aviation Administration

Corps of Engineers

National Fire Protection Association

National Transportation Safety Board

621

Each inert gas system gas main must have an automatic shut down valve at the outlet of the gas production plant. This valve must close automatically upon .

cargo pump failure

blower failure

deck seal low water level

low inert gas temperature

622

Each inert gas system must be designed to supply the cargo tanks with a gas, or mixture of gases, that has an oxygen content by volume of .

5% or less

10% or less

15% or less

20% or less

623

Each inert gas system must be equipped with the following instruments: oxygen concentration indicator and recorder, pressure indicator and recorder, and temperature indicator. The point of measurement for these instruments must be located .

after the gas regulating valve

downstream of the blowers

scrubber outlet

upstream of the liquid filled breaker

624

Each life raft container without an indicated maximum stowage height above the waterline, must be stowed at a height not more than .

3 meters (10 feet) above the waterline

18 meters (59 feet) above the waterline

indicated on the vessels certificate of inspection

required by the vessels Muster List ("Station Bill")

625

Each life raft container without an indicated maximum stowage height must be stowed at a height not more than .

3 meters (10 feet) above the waterline

18 meters (59 feet) above the waterline

indicated on the vessels certificate of inspection

required by the vessels Muster List ("Station Bill")

626

Each operation involving the transfer of oil or oily mixture that requires an entry in the OIL Record Book shall be fully recorded .

within 24 hours of completion of the project

within 48 hours of completion of the operation

without delay

within 12 hours of completion of the operation

627

Each OSV must carry .

one category 1 406 MHz satellite EPIRB

at least one lifebuoy on each side of the vessel fitted with a buoyant lifeline

at least 12 rocket parachute flares

all of the above

628

Each person on a MODU carrying immersion suits must wear the exposure suit in a boat drill, or participate in a drill which includes donning the suit and being instructed in its use at least once every .

month

two months

three months

six months

629

Each person on the rig has a designated area to proceed to in the event of a fire. This assignment is shown clearly on the rig's .

firefighting plan

shipping articles

Certificate of Inspection

Muster List ("Station Bill")

630

Each personal flotation device light on a MODU that has a non-replaceable power source must be replaced .

every six months after initial installation

every 12 months after initial installation

every 24 months after initial installation

on or before the expiration date of the power source

631

Each personal flotation device light on an OSV that has a non-replaceable power source must be replaced .

every six months after initial installation

every 12 months after initial installation

every 24 months after initial installation

on or before the expiration date of the power source

632

Each tank ship having an inert gas system must have portable instruments to measure concentrations of hydrocarbon vapor in inert atmospheres. The ship must also carry instruments that can measure concentrations of .

nitrogen

oxygen

carbon dioxide

water vapor

633

Each ventilation system for an enclosed classified location on a MODU must provide a complete change of air every .

three minutes

five minutes

seven minutes

ten minutes

634

Each vessel in ocean and coastwise service must have an approved EPIRB. An EPIRB .

must be stowed in a manner so that it will float free if the vessel sinks

must be stowed where it is readily accessible for testing and use

is a device that transmits a radio signal

all of the above

635

Engines for lifeboats are required to have sufficient fuel to operate for how many hours?

6 hours

12 hours

18 hours

24 hours

636

Epilepsy is a chronic nervous disorder characterized by .

severe nausea and cramps

muscular convulsions with partial or complete loss of consciousness

sudden thirst and craving for candy

severe agitation and desire to get out of close spaces

637

Error may be introduced into a magnetic compass by .

making a structural change to the vessel

a short circuit near the compass

belt buckles

All of the above

638

Ethylene oxide has a lower explosive limit of 2.0% and an upper explosive limit of 100% by volume in air. This means .

there is no possible ethylene oxide concentration in air which is too lean to burn

there is no possible ethylene oxide concentration in air which is too rich to burn

an ethylene oxide spill always results in an explosion

a 2.0% concentration of ethylene oxide in air would give a reading of 2.0% on a combustible gas indicator

639

Except in rare cases, it is impossible to extinguish a shipboard fire by .

removing the heat

removing the oxygen

removing the fuel

interrupting the chain reaction

640

Except in rare cases, the most difficult condition to modify when fighting an oil fire in the engine room bilge would be .

removing the fuel

removing the heat

interrupting the chain reaction

removing the oxygen

641

Excessive free surface occurring in tanks carrying liquid cargo should be avoided in order to .

maintain hog and sag

maintain good stability

prevent oil pollution

all of the above

642

Excessive recirculation of inert gas is .

highly recommended

undesirable and it may lead to high oxygen content of the inert gas

likely to over pressurize the cargo tanks

likely to over heat the deck water seal

643

Exemption or partial exemption from compliance with any requirement in the Oil or Hazardous Material Pollution Prevention Regulations prescribed in (33 CFR 155) may be granted by the .

OCMI in the vessel's home port

Captain of the Port

Commandant of the Coast Guard

vessel's Chief Engineer

644

Explosive and flammable gases are most likely to be encountered on a MODU .

in machinery spaces

on the drill floor and liquid mud handling areas

in bulk storage tanks

at any location

645

Extinguishing an oil fire when using foam is a result of .

cooling

dampening

smothering

vapor absorption

646

Extra chemicals maintained aboard the vessel for producing chemical foam, should be stored .

in a freezer

in a cool dry place

at a temperature not less than 80F

in open bins

647

Fighting an oil rig fire in a watertight compartment with hoses could reduce the stability of the rig by .

progressive down flooding

reducing the level of drill water from the storage tanks

causing a list due to the water in the compartment

reducing the KG to minimum allowable

648

Fighting an oil rig fire in the ballast pump room with hoses would adversely affect the stability of the rig most by .

increasing the permeability of the pump room

reduction of drill water from the storage tanks

a list caused by water filling the compartment

A reduced KG caused by water filling the compartment

649

Fire and lifeboat stations are required to be listed on the .

ship's articles

muster list

bunk card

forecastle card

650

Fire and lifeboat stations are required to be listed on the .

ship's articles

manning list

official log book

Muster List ("Station Bill")

651

Fire axes required on MODUs must be stored in the enclosure for fire hoses with the location marked ' .'

Fire Axe Location

Hose Station No.

Fire Station No.

Firefighting Equipment

652

Fire dampers installed in the ships galley ventilation system, which automatically close during a fire, are normally operated by the use of a .

remote operated valve

fusible link

CO2 system pressure switch

heat or smoke detector

653

Fire dampers prevent the fire spreading through the process of .

convection

conduction

radiation

direct contact

654

Fire detecting systems on merchant vessels may be arranged to sense .

smoke

rate of temperature rise

ionized particles

all of the above

655

Fire doors are released by a/an .

hydraulic directional valve that automatically releases the door in the event of a disruption to the control power system

spring-loaded catch that automatically lifts to release the door in the event of the presence of a fire

method that automatically releases the door in the event of a disruption of control system power

pneumatic heat sensor

656

Fire extinguishers designated as size III, IV, and V are considered .

portable units

semi-portable units

fixed systems

disposable units

657

Fire extinguishers designated by the Roman numerals I and II are .

hand-portable units

semi-portable units

fixed systems

compact systems

658

Fire extinguishers used on MODUs are indicated by size using the designators "I" through "V", with "I" being .

used for electrical fires only

the smallest size

the most accessible size

the most effective size

659

Fire fighting agents, such as Halon and Purple K, suppress the fire by .

dissipating heat

breaking the chain reaction

removing the fuel

all of the above

660

Fire hose can be used for purposes other than firefighting service when .

used for portable water service

used for drills and testing

determined by the Chief Engineer

approved by OCMI

661

Fire hose should always be stowed at the fire station in the hose rack .

after the hose has been completely drained

with the nozzle in the solid stream position

so the hose can be connected quickly if a fire occurs

so the nozzle is protected by the hose

662

Fire hoses located at protected fire stations, must always be .

connected to the fire hydrant

capped on the ends for protection

supplied with a smooth bore nozzle

open to the air to prevent rot

663

Fire hoses should always be stowed at the fire main in a manner which will allow .

all sections to be quickly connected

the nozzle end to be run out to the fire

all sections to be quickly drained

the nozzle and fittings to be easily and quickly inspected

664

Fire hydrant valves on a crude oil tanker shall be isolated from the crude oil washing system by .

spade blanks

face blanks

non-return valves

automatic closing valves

665

Fire main outlet valves or hydrants located on exposed decks shall be .

behind glass or a suitably marked enclosure

protected against freezing or be fitted with cutout valves and drain valves

opened up and internally examined at each Coast Guard biannual inspection for certification

all of the above

666

Fire main outlet valves, or hydrants shall be installed .

in screened enclosures in all passageways

where they are protected from the weather

in a protected location to prevent cargo damage

pointing downward or horizontal to prevent kinking of the fire hose

667

Fire main shore connections on a 1,000 gross ton cargo vessel are required by Coast Guard Regulations (46 CFR) to be provided with .

suitable adapters to mate shore fire line couplings

at least two shore connections on each side of the vessel

connections for 2 inch fire hose only

exterior "Y" connections for 1 1/2 inch fire hose only

668

Fire prevention during welding or burning aboard any vessel should include .

posting a fire watch in the immediate area

providing an extinguisher which is ready for immediate use

requiring the fire watch to remain on post for an adequate cool down period after the completion of welding or burning

All of the above.

669

Firefighting foam is only effective when the foam .

penetrates to the bottom of the fire

is kept saturated with low velocity water fog

mixes with the burning fuel oil

completely covers the top of the burning liquid

670

Fires are grouped into which of the listed categories?

Class A, B, C, and D

Type 1, 2, 3, and 4

Combustible solids, liquids, and gases

Flammable solids, liquids, and gases

671

Fires involving combustible metals are classified as .

class "A" fires

class "B" fires

class "C" fires

class "D" fires

672

Fires occurring in combustible metals, such as sodium or magnesium, are classified as a .

class A

class B

class C

class D

673

Fires resulting from "spontaneous combustion" are usually caused by the improper disposal of .

cigarette butts

oily rags

burner torches

lighted matches

674

Fires resulting from escaping liquefied flammable gases are generally extinguished by .

cooling below the ignition point

cutting off the oxygen supply

stopping the flow of gas

interrupting the chemical chain reaction

675

First aid means .

medical treatment of accident

setting of broken bones

emergency treatment at the scene of the injury

dosage of medications

676

First aid treatment for battery acid or alkali burns, especially in the eyes, includes .

flushing with large amounts of fresh water and seeking medical attention ashore or by radio

wiping the affected area with a clean dry cloth and resting quietly for several hours

drying the acid or alkali with a rag followed by applying a light cream

all of the above may be acceptable treatments depending on the severity of the burn

677

First aid treatment for small cuts and open wounds is to .

stop the bleeding, clean, medicate, and cover the wound

lay the patient down and cover the wound when the bleeding stops

apply an ice pack to the wound and cover it when the bleeding stops

apply a hot towel to purge the wound, then medicate and cover it

678

First aid treatment for small cuts and open wounds should be to .

have the patient lie down and cover the wound when the bleeding stops

stop the bleeding, clean, medicate, and cover the wound

apply an ice pack to the wound and cover it when the bleeding stops

apply a hot towel to purge the wound, then medicate and cover it

679

First, second, and third degree burns are classified according to .

area of the body burned

source of heat causing the burn

layers of skin affected

size of the burned area

680

Fixed carbon dioxide extinguishing systems for machinery spaces are actuated by one control operating the stop valve leading to the space and .

the same control releasing the CO2

a separate control releasing the CO2

two separate controls to release the CO2

three separate controls to release the CO2

681

Flame screens must be maintained in good condition and fitted in the opening they protect in order to .

prevent flammable vapors from entering the tank

allow the escape of flammable vapors

contain flammable vapors within the tank

allow dissipation of heat from any flame

682

Flame screens must be maintained in good condition and fitted properly in the vent opening they protect in order to .

prevent flammable vapors from entering the tank

allow the escape of flammable vapors

contain flammable vapors within the tank

allow proper dissipation of heat from a flame

683

Flame screens used on ullage openings prevent flames from entering a tank by .

reducing the cross- sectional area of the opening

restricting the flow of gases through the opening

creating turbulence in the exiting gas stream

dissipating heat from the flame into the surrounding metal

684

Flooding of any compartment in a ship, resulting in a serious loss of reserve buoyancy, will always .

increase ship stability

reduce ship stability

cause a serious permanent list

decrease the heeling moment

685

Flooding of any ship's compartment, resulting in a serious loss of reserve buoyancy, will always .

increase the trim

change the free surface effect

decrease ship stability

cause a serious list

686

Foam extinguishes a fire by .

destroying the burning materials

chemical reaction with the burning material

absorbing the burning material

smothering the burning material

687

Foam is a very effective smothering agent, in addition .

it provides cooling as a secondary effect

works well on extinguishing electrical fires

can be used to combat combustible metal fires

all of the above

688

Foam is effective in combating which of the listed classes of fire?

Class A

Class B

Classes A and B

Classes B and C

689

Foam tends to extinguish a fire by .

chemically absorbing the oxygen

smothering the burning material

chemically absorbing the burning material

releasing large amounts of carbon dioxide

690

Following a grounding, you can best determine that a SLACK fuel oil tank has been holed by .

sounding the tank

waiting for the vessel to list

examining tank boundaries

checking fuel oil strainers

691

Following an engine room bilge fire which is believed to be extinguished after using a fixed CO2 fire extinguishing system, the investigating team should reenter the closed space .

no sooner than 15 minutes after the fire is believed extinguished

via the lowest access door

via the lowest access door and equipped with SCBAs no sooner than 30 minutes after the fire is believed extinguished

via the highest access door and equipped with SCBAs, one hour after the fire is believed extinguished

692

For a floating MODU, the center of buoyancy and the metacenter are in the line of action of the buoyant force .

only when there is positive stability

only when there is negative stability

only when there is neutral stability

at all times

693

For a MODU not on an international voyage, an approved substitute for an impulse projected rocket type line throwing appliance is a .

spring-loaded line thrower

hand thrown buoyant line

shoulder type throwing gun

heaving line

694

For a MODU with a list, a decrease in 'GMT' will cause the angle of inclination to .

stabilize at an angle of loll

decrease

increase

remain constant

695

For a MODU with a list, an increase in 'GMT' will cause the inclination to .

stabilize at an angel of loll

decrease

increase

remain constant

696

For a MODU with longitudinal inclination, an increase in 'GML' causes .

list to stabilize at an angle of loll

trim to stabilize at an angle of loll

trim to increase

trim to decrease

697

For a MODU with transverse inclination, an increase in 'GMT' causes .

list to stabilize at an angle

list to decrease

trim to decrease

list to increase

698

For a MODU with trim, a decrease in 'GMT' will cause the angle of inclination to .

increase

decrease

remain constant

stabilize at an angle

699

For a MODU with trim, an increase in 'GMT' will cause the inclination to .

stabilize at an angle of loll

decrease

increase

remain constant

700

For a OSV not on an international voyage, an approved substitute for an impulse projected rocket type line throwing appliance is a .

spring-loaded line thrower

hand thrown buoyant line

shoulder type throwing gun

heaving line

701

For a ship of 10,000 gross tons, constructed after 30 June 1974, a fixed container, or enclosed deck area, must exist under or around each fuel oil tank vent. The container must have a capacity of at least .

5 gallons (18.9 l)

10 gallons (37.8 l)

21 gallons (79.5 l)

42 gallons (158.9 l)

702

For a vessel with a block coefficient of 1, the addition of weight at the center of flotation will .

increase the forward draft and decrease the after draft

decrease the forward draft and increase the after draft

have no effect on the trim

have no effect on the stability

703

For a victim who is coughing and gagging, as a result of a partial obstruction of the airway by a foreign body, a rescuer should .

immediately give the victim four abdominal thrusts and four back blows

wait for the victim to become unconscious then give them four back blows

not interfere, but should encourage the victim to cough till the restriction is cleared

bend the victim over and give them four back blows

704

For all loading operations, the terminal must supply the vessel with a means in which the vessel's designated person in-charge may stop the flow of oil to the vessel, insuring immediate shutdown in the event of a hose rupture, tank overflow, etc. This means of control may be activated .

electrically

pneumatically or mechanically

via a communications device used for no other purpose

All of the above.

705

For an upright vessel, draft is the vertical distance between the keel and the .

waterline

freeboard deck

Plimsoll mark

amidships section

706

For small first degree burns the quickest method to relieve pain is to .

immerse the burn in cool water

administer aspirin

apply petroleum jelly

apply a bandage to exclude air

707

For the best extinguishing effect, the discharge from a dry chemical type fire extinguisher should be directed at the .

base of a fire

top and sides of a fire

above the flames of the fire

highest flames in a fire

708

For the protection of personnel, moving parts of rotating machinery are required to be fitted with .

audible alarms

bright lights

reflective tape

cover guards

709

For the purpose of training and drills, rescue boats on an OSV should be launched if reasonable and practicable .

once a week

once a month

once a year

twice a year

710

For the safety of personnel working with fire hoses, fire pumps are fitted with a/an .

butterfly valve on the discharge side

air priming valve on the impeller housing

automatic suction valve shut off

pressure gage and relief valve on the discharge side

711

For typical crude oils, approximate values for the lower flammable limit and upper flammable limit, would be in the range of .

1% and 11%

12% and 23%

24% and 38%

39% and 50%

712

For use as protection from gas leaking from a refrigeration unit, each MODU must be equipped with a .

portable ventilation system

flame safety lamp

self-contained breathing apparatus

gas mask

713

For which of the listed classes of fire combinations would carbon dioxide be most suitable as the extinguishing agent?

Class "A" and class "B"

Class "B" and class "C"

Class "A" and class "C"

Class "C", class "D", and class "E"

714

Forces within a mobile offshore drilling unit have caused a difference between the starboard and port drafts. This difference is .

list

heel

trim

flotation

715

Frapping lines .

secure the lifeboat in the davits when in the stowed position

bring the lifeboat close alongside the rail in the embarkation position

give the occupants a safety line when the boat is being lowered from the embarkation level

reduce the swinging of the lifeboat at the embarkation level

716

Frapping lines are fitted to lifeboat davits to .

reduce the swinging of the lifeboat as it is being lowered from the embarkation level

secure the lifeboat in the davits when in the stowed position

allow the bow and stern to be lowered evenly

be used as a safety line in an emergency

717

Free surface effect occurring in partially filled cargo or fuel storage tanks on board a vessel should be avoided to .

reduce hogging and sagging

maintain vessel stability

prevent oil pollution

all of the above

718

Fuel oil and bulk lubricating oil discharge containment on a 200 gross ton ship (constructed before July 1, 1974) may consist of a/an .

fixed container with a capacity of 5 U.S. gallons (19 l)

enclosed deck area with a capacity of 5 U.S. gallons (19 l)

fixed container with a capacity of one-half barrel (.08 m3)

overflow manifold that empties into the day tank

719

Fuel oil tank vents are fitted with a corrosion resistant wire mesh screen to .

prevent dirt from entering the tank

dissipate fumes leaving the vent

prevent flames from entering the tank

prevent accidental overflow

720

Fuel oil tank vents are fitted with corrosion resistant screens to prevent .

flames entering through the tank vent

escape of flammable vapors

corrosion in the tank vent

damage to the ball check

721

Fuel oil tank vents must be fitted with corrosion resistant screens to prevent .

escape of flammable vapors

entry of sea water

flames entering the tank

damage to the ball check

722

Fuel tanks should never be filled by cascading liquid through an open hatch or manhole because .

excessive fuel vapors will be released

static electricity could be generated by fuel falling through vapor- laden air

spillage of fuel could occur with an open hatch

water contamination of the fuel could occur

723

Fusible link fire dampers are operated by .

a mechanical arm outside the vent duct

electrical controls on the bridge

the heat of a fire melting the link

a break-glass and pull- cable system

724

Gasoline is a flammable liquid whose vapors are .

heavier than air

toxic

highly explosive

all of the above

725

Generally, what is used to inflate life rafts?

non-toxic inert gas

Oxygen

Hydrogen

Carbon monoxide

726

Generally, when lifting an inflatable life raft back aboard ship, you would use the .

towing bridle

main weather cover

external lifelines

righting strap

727

Generally, when lifting an inflatable life raft back aboard ship, you would use the .

towing bridle

main weather cover

external lifelines

righting strap

728

Generally, which of the following gases is used to inflate life rafts?

CO2

Oxygen

Hydrogen

Compressed air

729

Generally, which of the following gases is used to inflate life rafts?

CO2

Oxygen

Hydrogen

Compressed air

730

GM' cannot be used as an indicator of stability at all angles of inclination because .

"M" is not fixed at large angles

there is no "M" at large angles

"G" is not fixed at large angles

there is no "G" at large angles

731

Good housekeeping on a vessel prevents fires by .

allowing better access in an emergency

eliminating potential fuel sources

eliminating trip hazards

improving personnel qualifications

732

Halogenated fire extinguishing agents such as Halon 1301 extinguish fires by .

cooling

producing excess CO2

breaking the chain reaction

foaming action

733

Halon 1301 enters the fire area as a .

powder

gas

pellet

glassy slag

734

Halon extinguishers used on a class "C" fire should be directed at the .

base of the equipment

top of the equipment

power source

source of the fire

735

Hand holds or straps on the underside of an inflatable life raft are provided .

to right the raft if it capsizes

to carry the raft around on deck

for crewman to hang on to

to hang the raft for drying

736

Handholds or straps on the underside of an inflatable life raft are provided .

to right the raft if it capsizes

to carry the raft around on deck

for crewmen to hang on to

to hang the raft for drying

737

Handholds or straps on the underside of an inflatable life raft are provided .

to right the raft if it capsizes

to carry the raft around on deck

for crewmen to hang on to

to hang the raft for drying

738

Hazardous conditions exist which may result in spontaneous combustion when .

oil soaked rags are stowed in the machine shop

powdered aluminum is stowed dry

dry metal turnings accumulate

all of the above

739

Heat exhaustion is caused by excessive .

loss of body temperature

loss of water and salt from the body

gain in body temperature

intake of water when working or exercising

740

Heat exhaustion is caused by excessive .

loss of body temperature

loss of water and salt from the body

gain in body temperature

intake of water when working or exercising

741

Heave is the motion of a vessel along the .

longitudinal axis

transverse axis

vertical axis

centerline axis

742

High concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas are most dangerous to personnel because inhaling this gas can .

cause involuntary skeletal muscle contractions

paralyze your breathing system

cause eye inflammation

cause dizziness

743

High concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas are most dangerous to personnel because they can .

cause involuntary skeletal muscle contractions

paralyze your breathing system

cause eye inflammation

cause dizziness

744

Highly toxic concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas are most likely to be found in which of the locations listed?

Fire room bilges where hydrazine has accumulated.

Sewage compartment bilges where leaked sewage has accumulated.

Engine room bilges where chemical cleaners and solvents have accumulated.

Emergency battery storage compartment where discharge gases have accumulated.

745

Horizontal fore or aft motion of a vessel while underway is known as .

pitch

surge

sway

roll

746

Horizontal transverse motion of a vessel is known as .

pitch

surge

sway

heave

747

Hose spanner wrenches should be used to connect .

fire hoses to fire hydrants

hose spreaders for attaching new fittings

two female hose couplings

two male hose couplings

748

How are solid materials kept from fouling a fire hose nozzle?

Using a Cadmium Chloride coating.

Use of in-line system strainers.

Replacement of valve seats at each fire main station.

Periodic shutdown and backflush of fire main.

749

How can the build up of static electricity be prevented so that a static spark does not ignite flammable vapors?

Each machine and hose involved in the operation should be grounded.

All electrical circuits near and around the fueling operations should be opened.

A dehumidifier used in spaces containing flammable liquids will significantly reduce the possibility of static charges being generated.

Static neutralizers can be used to reduce ionization in the air.

750

How does an inert gas system on a tanker function to prevent explosions in cargo tanks?

De-energizes the "charged mist" effect.

Maintains a positive pressure on the vent header to cool the flammable vapors.

Inert gas filters out the flammable vapors from the cargo tank spaces.

Inert gas dilutes the flammable vapor and air concentrations to keep them below the lower explosive limit.

751

How is the external flotation bladder of an immersion suit inflated?

It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is automatically tripped when the front zipper is at the top of zipper track.

It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is manually tripped.

It is inflated by blowing through an inflation tube.

It inflates by sea water bleeding into the flotation bladder and reacting with a chemical.

752

How is the external flotation bladder of an immersion suit inflated?

It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is automatically tripped when the front zipper is at the top of zipper track.

It is inflated by a small CO2 bottle that is manually tripped.

It is inflated by blowing through an inflation tube.

It inflates by sea water bleeding into the flotation bladder and reacting with a chemical.

753

How many approved B-II fire extinguishers must be carried in the machinery space of a 3000 HP vessel?

1

2

3

7

754

How many degrees are there on a compass card?

360

380

390

420

755

How many fireman's outfits are required on a MODU?

1

2

3

4

756

How many miles out to sea must a vessel be located before it can pump overboard an untreated sewage holding tank?

3 nautical miles

6 nautical miles

12 nautical miles

25 nautical miles

757

How many people onboard a MODU must be trained in the use of the fireman's outfit?

one person

two people

three people

four people

758

How may a cargo tank atmosphere be tested for explosive gases?

Use the open flame test on a small sample that has been taken from the tank.

Send a gas sample ashore for laboratory analysis.

Enter the tank with a teledyne oxygen analyzer.

Use an explosimeter.

759

How much warning must be provided by the CO2 warning alarm before CO2 is discharged into a space?

5 seconds

10 seconds

15 seconds

20 seconds

760

How often are fire hoses required to be tested on a mobile offshore drilling unit?

Once a week.

Once a month.

Once a year.

During each drill.

761

How often is the line throwing appliance required to be tested on a mobile offshore drilling unit?

Once a month

Once a year

Once a week

Once every four months

762

How often is the line throwing appliance required to be tested on an OSV ?

Once a month

Once a year

Once a week

Once every four months

763

How often must fixed CO2 fire extinguishing systems be inspected to confirm the cylinders are within 10% of the stamped full charge weight?

Quarterly.

Semiannually.

Annually.

Biannually.

764

How often must the emergency generator be tested on a mobile offshore drilling unit?

Once each day

Once each week

Once each month

Once each year

765

Hydrocarbon vapors are usually detected by the use of the .

flame safety lamp

combustible gas indicator

gasometer

oxygen indicator

766

Hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S) is highly toxic and has a characteristic odor of rotten eggs. The sense of smell cannot always be depended upon to detect hydrogen sulfide gas because .

it has a smell similar to petroleum products

the gas is odorless in any concentration

it also tends to numb the sense of smell after initial exposure

it is better to rely on eye irritation as a detector

767

Hydrogen sulfide gas has an odor of "rotten eggs" and can be extremely toxic and dangerous when above threshold limit values because .

it will paralyze the respiratory system and cause suffocation

it is lighter than air

it is an extremely inert gas

all of the above

768

Hydrogen sulfide gives crude oil the sour odor of rotten eggs. A hazard to personnel regarding hydrogen sulfide is .

dizziness

asphyxiation

death

All of the above

769

Hydrogen sulfide in explosive concentrations has been detected on the drill floor. The abandon rig signal has been sounded. To evacuate the rig, the crew should use .

all survival capsules and life rafts

only the leeward survival capsules and life rafts

only the windward survival capsules

only the windward life rafts

770

Hydrogen sulfide is the constituent giving sour crude oil the characteristic odor of rotten eggs. One of the hazards associated with hydrogen sulfide is .

chemical burning of the skin

irritation of the intestinal tract

its high toxicity resulting in death

dependency addiction to the highly toxic fumes

771

If 1/4 liter of oil is spilled during fueling and causes a sheen upon the water, it .

must be reported to the fire department

must be reported to the Coast Guard

must be reported to the harbormaster

need not be reported since the spill was less then 1 barrel

772

If a boiler has been laid up dry for an extended period, it will be unsafe to enter the steam and water drum immediately after it has been opened, as there may be .

insufficient oxygen to support life

a heavy concentration of sewer gas

excessive carbon dioxide in the drum

toxic gases from organic decomposition

773

If a crew member faints, you should .

lay him down with his head slightly raised

administer a liquid stimulant

lay him down with his head lower than his feet

attempt to stand him upright to restore consciousness

774

If a crewman suffers a second degree burn on the arm, you should .

drain any blisters

apply antiseptic alcohol on the burn area

scrub the arm thoroughly to prevent infection

immerse the arm in cool water

775

If a cup of oil is spilled during fueling and causes a sheen upon the water it .

must be reported to the fire department

must be reported to the Coast Guard

must be reported to the harbormaster

need not be reported since the spill was less than 250 barrels

776

If a diabetic suffers an insulin reaction and is conscious, he should be given .

soda crackers and water

orange juice or a candy bar

a cup of warm tea

a glass of milk

777

If a diabetic suffers an insulin reaction and is conscious, he should be given .

soda crackers and water

orange juice or a candy bar

an ounce of whiskey

a glass of milk

778

If a fire broke out in an automation console, you would first secure the power and then proceed to use which of the listed hand portable fire extinguishers?

Soda acid

Dry chemical

CO2

Foam

779

If a fire hose is left unattended and under pressure with the nozzle shut off, the fire hose will .

burst under pressure

lash about violently

remain motionless

become elongated by 125%

780

If a fire ignites in the engine room as a result of a high pressure fuel oil leak, you should FIRST .

secure the ventilation

find a soda acid extinguisher

shut off the fuel oil supply

secure the generator

781

If a fire occurs in an electric cable, in which the inner layers of insulation have burned, you should FIRST .

secure power to the cable

cut the cable with a cable cutter

insulate the melted ends

remove the electrical load on the cable

782

If a fire occurs in the boiler room as a result of a leaking fuel line, you should FIRST .

notify the engineer on watch

isolate and secure the piping

throw sand on the fire

extinguish the fire using a combination nozzle with applicator

783

If a fire occurs in the fire room as a result of fuel oil leaking from the boiler fuel oil manifold, the FIRST action taken should be to .

pressurize the fire main

activate the CO2 system

secure the fuel supply

sound the general alarm

784

If a fixed fire extinguishing system is installed on any vessel, it must be of a type approved by the .

National Fire Protection Association

U.S. Coast Guard

American Bureau of Shipping

Marine Fire Protection Guild

785

If a fixed foam firefighting system on a MODU is not of the premix type, a sample of the foam liquid must be tested by .

a Coast Guard inspection officer

the safety man aboard the unit

the designated person-in charge of the unit

the manufacturer, or his authorized representative

786

If a hydrostatic release mechanism for an inflatable life raft is not periodically serviced and becomes inoperable, it will fail to .

set the water lights on the immersion

release the dye maker from the life raft

free the life raft from the vessel

break the seal on the carbon dioxide cylinder

787

If a leak in a fueling hose coupling cannot be stopped by tightening the coupling joint, you should .

reduce the pumping pressure to reduce the leakage rate

stop the fueling operation and correct the leak

spread absorbent material on deck beneath the leak in order to confine it

notify the local port authority of a potential oil spill

788

If a leak in an oil hose coupling cannot be stopped by tightening the coupling bolts, you should .

notify the Coast Guard of a potential pollution incident

reduce the pumping pressure to reduce the leakage rate

spread absorbent material on deck beneath the leak

stop transfer operations and renew the gasket

789

If a leak in an oil hose coupling cannot be stopped by tightening the coupling bolts, you should .

notify the Coast Guard of a potential oil spill

reduce pumping pressure to reduce the leakage rate

spread absorbent material on deck beneath the leak

notify the terminal operator, then shutdown and repair the leak

790

If a life raft should capsize, .

climb onto the bottom

swim away from the raft

right the raft using the righting straps

inflate the righting bag

791

If a mixture containing air and a concentration of flammable vapor, is capable of ignition when exposed to a spark or other source of ignition, it is said to be .

in the flammable range

at the rich point limit

at the auto ignition point

above the upper explosive limit

792

If a mobile offshore drilling unit has four hand portable fire extinguishers that can be recharged by personnel on the unit, how many spare charges must be carried?

1

2

3

4

793

If a MODU takes a sudden severe list or trim from an unknown cause, you should first .

determine the cause before taking countermeasures

assume the shift is due to off center loading

counter flood on the side opposite the list or trim

assume the cause is environmental forces

794

If a person gets battery acid in their eye while filling a battery, they should FIRST wash the eye with .

boric acid solution

water

baking soda solution

ammonia

795

If a person gets something in his eye and you observe that it is not embedded, you can .

get him to rub his eye until the object is gone

remove it with a match or toothpick

remove it with a piece of dry sterilized cotton rag

remove it with a moist cotton-tipped applicator

796

If a person gets something in his or her eye and you see that it is not embedded, you can .

get them to rub their eye until the object is gone

remove it with a match or toothpick

remove it with a moist, cotton-tipped applicator

remove it with a piece of dry sterile cotton

797

If a person is unconscious as a result of an electric shock, you should first remove the victim from the electrical source and then .

administer ammonia smelling salts

check for serious burns on the body

determine if he/she is breathing

massage vigorously to restore circulation

798

If a person suffering from possible broken bones and internal injuries is correctly being administered first aid, what statement is true?

The person should be examined on the scene and then walked to a bunk to await the arrival of medical assistance.

The person should be moved from the scene but not allowed to walk on their own power without assistance.

The person should not be allowed to lie down where injured but should be moved to a chair or bunk.

The person should not be moved (unless remaining on the scene is unsafe), but made comfortable until medical assistance arrives.

799

If a person suffers a simple fracture of a limb, you should .

attempt to set the fracture

prevent further movement of the bone

apply a tourniquet without delay

alternately apply hot and cold compresses

800

If a person was an unconscious victim of a severe electrical burn, you would check for breathing, pulse, and .

look for a second burn, which may have been caused by the current leaving the body

locate the nearest water source and flood the burn with water for five minutes

remove any charred skin from the burned area

apply alcohol to the burn area as a disinfectant

801

If a person with diabetes has been injured, the symptoms of the onset of a diabetic coma would include .

reduced appetite and thirst

sneezing and coughing

excessive thirst and fever

slurred speech and loss of coordination

802

If a portable carbon dioxide fire extinguisher has been partially discharged, it should be immediately .

tagged and restowed properly in its rack

weighed and the charge loss recorded before being returned to its rack

given to the chief engineer for recharging

tagged 'empty' and stowed separately from charged extinguishers

803

If a raft is to be released manually, where should the operating cord be attached before throwing the raft overboard?

Do not attach the cord to anything but throw it overboard with the raft container.

To some fixed object on the ship.

Stand on it with your foot.

To the special pad eye on the 'raft davit launcher'.

804

If a ship is supported on the crest of a wave amidships, the vessel is subjected to .

pitch poling

hogging stresses

sagging stresses

yawing stresses

805

If a small fire initially breaks out in the engine room bilges, in which of the following sequences should the fire extinguishing agents or systems be used?

Fixed CO2, semi- portable CO2, then hand portable CO2.

Semi-portable CO2, fixed CO2, then hand portable CO2.

Hand portable, semi- portable CO2, then as a last resort the fixed CO2 system.

Hand portable, fixed CO2, then as a last resort the semi-portable CO2.

806

If a vessel has four hand portable fire extinguishers that can be recharged by personnel onboard, how many spare charges must be carried?

1

2

3

4

807

If a vessel initially has no list and no significant trim, which of the developments shown in the illustration will result in the greatest list?

A

B

C

D

808

If a vessel loses its reserve buoyancy, it will .

float upright with the main deck awash

capsize and float on its side

remain unaffected if the hull remains intact

most likely sink

809

If a vessel moored at a U.S. terminal does not comply with Coast Guard Pollution Prevention Regulations (33 CFR), it may be detained by the .

Inspector General

Captain of the Port

local port authority

state pollution board

810

If a vessel rolls to the starboard side, and there are no movable or moving weights onboard, the center of gravity will .

move to port

move to starboard

move directly down

stay in the same position

811

If a victim is unconscious, you should first look for evidence of .

high fever

head injury

broken limbs

irregular breathing

812

If accidents are considered as an 'unexpected contact', you will be able to perform a better job by observing which of the following practices?

Looking for unsafe practices.

Inspecting for unsafe conditions.

Analyzing jobs for safer methods.

All of the above.

813

If additional weight is placed on the main deck of the vessel shown in the illustration .

K will rise

KB will go down

GM will increase

G will rise

814

If an electric motor catches fire, you should first .

use a CO2 extinguisher

cool the motor with air

remove the load

de-energize the circuit

815

If an emergency pump control is used as the emergency shutdown on a tank vessel, it must stop the flow of oil through .

the main deck manifold

the facility

the pump

a means that is not dependant on electrical power

816

If an incorrect entry were made in the Oil Record Book, you should .

erase the entry and rewrite it

notify the ship's officer-in- charge

completely black it out and make the correct entry alongside

draw a single line through the wrong entry and initial it

817

If an inflatable life raft inflates upside down, you can right it by .

pushing up on one side

standing on the CO2 bottle, holding the bottom straps, and throwing your weight backwards

getting at least three or four men to push down on the side containing the CO2 cylinder

doing nothing; it will right itself after the canopy supports inflate

818

If an inflatable life raft is overturned, it may be righted by .

filling the stabilizers on one side with water

releasing the CO2 cylinder

pushing up from under one end

standing on the inflating cylinder and pulling on the straps on the underside of the raft

819

If an inflatable life raft is overturned, it may be righted by .

filling the stabilizers on one side with water

releasing the CO2 cylinder

pushing up from under one end

standing on the inflating cylinder and pulling on the straps on the underside of the raft

820

If an oil spill occurs on deck, you should .

cover the area with foam

cover the area with absorbent material

wash down immediately with a fire hose

wash down immediately with an oil dispersing solvent

821

If deck cargo is carried, it should be stowed so that it .

is not higher than 12 inches above the deck

does not block access to the fire station hydrant

will cover less than 25 percent of deck space

will be easily visible from the bridge

822

If diesel fuel vapors in a compartment are considered to be within the flammable range .

the vapor air mixture is too rich to burn

an explosion may occur if a source of ignition is present

the vapor air mixture is too lean to burn

the upper explosive limit has been exceeded

823

If double bottom fuel tank levels are found to have increased after a ships grounding, you should suspect .

a damaged pneumercator line

a puncture, crack, or hole in the skin of the vessel

improper record keeping of fuel transfer activities

contamination of the contaminated steam supply system

824

If emergency welding repairs must be made to the upper area of a fuel tank, the tank and/or adjacent compartments may need to be .

gas freed

inerted

filled with water

all of the above as necessary

825

If flammable liquids are being pumped with a centrifugal pump, you should .

stop the pump immediately if it becomes vapor bound

throttle the discharge valve to assure positive pumping

throttle the suction valve to control capacity

gag relief valves to prevent recirculating and heating of the liquid

826

If flammable liquids are being pumped with a centrifugal pump, you should .

stop the pump immediately if it becomes vapor bound

throttle the discharge valve to assure positive pumping

vent the pump casing continuously to expel vapors

gag relief valves to prevent recirculating and heating of the liquid

827

If flammable vapors have penetrated a gas free space, which of the following actions would be the most hazardous to perform?

Opening switches in the space to de- energize circuits.

Closing switches adjacent to the space to operate vent fans.

Leaving electrical circuits energized in the space.

Securing all power to the space from a remote location.

828

If for any reason it is necessary to abandon ship while far at sea, it is important for the crew members to .

separate from each other as this will increase the chances of being rescued

get away from the area because sharks will be attracted to the vessel

immediately head for the nearest land

remain together in the area because rescuers will start searching at the vessel's last known position

829

If fuel is burned from only the starboard tanks, the ship will .

go down by the head

list to starboard

trim by the stern

list to port

830

If fuel oil is burned from the port side tanks alone, the ship will .

go down by the head

list to starboard

trim by the stern

list to port

831

If fuel tank levels are found to have increased after a grounding, you should suspect .

a damaged pneumercator line

a puncture, crack, or hole in the skin of the vessel

improper record keeping of fuel transfer activities

contamination of the contaminated steam supply system

832

If heavy smoke is observed to be issuing from a partially open door of a paint locker having a CO2 fire extinguishing system, the FIRST firefighting attack should be to .

leave the door and vents open, but release the CO2 flooding system

open the door completely to evaluate the extent of the fire

enter and use a portable extinguisher

secure the door and vents, then manually release the CO2

833

If help has not arrived in 10 to 12 hours after abandoning a vessel in a rescue boat, you should .

go in one direction until the fuel runs out

plot course for the nearest land

plot a course for the nearest sea lane

shut down the engines if installed, and set the sea anchor

834

If help has not arrived in 10-12 hours after abandoning ship in a lifeboat, you should .

go in one direction until the fuel runs out

plot course for the nearest land

plot a course for the nearest sea lane

shut down the engines and set the sea anchor

835

If help has not arrived in 10-12 hours after having abandoned a MODU in a survival craft, you should .

go in one direction until the fuel runs out

plot course for the nearest land

take a vote on which direction you should go

shutdown the engines and set the sea anchor

836

If help has not arrived in 10-12 hours after having abandoned an OSV in a survival craft, you should .

go in one direction until the fuel runs out

plot course for the nearest land

take a vote on which direction you should go

shutdown the engines and set the sea anchor

837

If hydrogen sulfide exposure is anticipated, fixed monitoring devices aboard a MODU should have a low level concentration alarm to alert personnel when concentrations of this gas first reach a maximum of .

10 ppm

20 ppm

30 ppm

40 ppm

838

If ignited, which of the listed materials would be a class "B" fire?

Magnesium

Paper

Wood

Diesel Oil

839

If it becomes necessary to pump bilges while a vessel is in port, which of the following procedures should be followed?

Pump only if the discharge is led to a shore tank or barge.

Pump only during the hours of darkness.

Pump only on the outgoing tide.

Pump only as much as is necessary.

840

If it is necessary to remove a victim from a life threatening situation, the person giving first aid must .

pull the victim by the feet

avoid subjecting the victim to any unnecessary disturbance during movement

not move the victim to a another location until all injuries have been assessed

place the victim on a stretcher before attempting removal

841

If more than one life raft is manned after a vessel has been abandoned, .

each raft should go in a different direction in search of land

the possibility of a search aircraft finding you is increased by spreading out

reduce the number of rafts by getting as many people as possible into as few rafts as possible

tie each of the rafts together and try to stay in a single group

842

If more than one life raft is manned after the vessel has sunk, .

each raft should go in a different direction in search of land

the possibility of a search aircraft finding you is increased by spreading out

reduce the number of rafts by getting as many people as possible into as few rafts as possible

tie each of the rafts together and try to stay in a single group

843

If more than one life raft is manned after the vessel has sunk, .

each raft should go in a different direction in search of land

the possibility of a search aircraft finding you is increased by spreading out

reduce the number of rafts by getting as many people as possible into as few rafts as possible

tie each of the rafts together and try to stay in a single group

844

If not attached to the nozzle, each low velocity spray applicator on a MODU must be stowed .

in a protected area on the main deck

inside a machinery space near the entrance

next to the fire hydrant to which the fire hose is attached

on a rack inside the quarters near the entrance

845

If personnel are required to enter a cargo tank that has not been certified as "gas free", .

entry without a breathing apparatus may be made at the top of the tank, since petroleum vapors are heavier than air

a person may work safely without breathing apparatus in cold weather, since the vapors are less volatile

breathing apparatus would not be necessary, if expected to be in the tank for only a short period of time

self-contained breathing apparatus should always be used

846

If someone suffers a heart attack and has ceased breathing, you should .

immediately give a stimulant, by force if necessary

make the victim comfortable in a bunk

immediately start CPR

administer oxygen

847

If someone suffers a heart attack and has ceased breathing, you should .

immediately give a stimulant, by force if necessary

make the victim comfortable in a bunk

immediately start CPR

administer oxygen

848

If the alarm provided in the fixed CO2 system sounds in the engine room, you should .

leave the space immediately

start the fire pump

make certain that the CO2 starts flowing into the space

immediately assist the fixed system by discharging all portable units as well

849

If the buoyant force on a ship's hull is equal to or greater than the displacement tonnage, the ship will .

require ballast added to only the port side tanks

be down by the head

sink

float

850

If the cause of a sudden severe list or trim is negative initial stability, counter flooding into empty tanks may .

increase the righting moment

cause an increase in the righting arm

bring the unit to an upright equilibrium position

cause the unit to flop to a greater angle

851

If the cause of severe list, or trim is due to off-center ballast, counter flooding into empty tanks will .

increase the righting moment

increase the righting arm

increase list or trim