Safe Engineering Watch Trivia

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Engineering Quizzes & Trivia

Safety first! Feel like you know what kind of mooring line to use to move a ship backwards? How about what the letters on the plimsoll disc represent? Let’s test your knowledge of engineering safety here with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the least concern for duty engineers ?
    • A. 

      Oil level

    • B. 

      Ship's position

    • C. 

      Lubricants

    • D. 

      Power supply

  • 2. 
    What mooring line prevents the ships from moving backward ?
    • A. 

      Stern line

    • B. 

      Bowline

    • C. 

      Spring line

    • D. 

      Breast line

  • 3. 
    After establishing contact on VHF channel 16, what do you call the channel where you can shift to send your message ?
    • A. 

      Distress channel

    • B. 

      Safety channel

    • C. 

      Calling channel

    • D. 

      Working channel

  • 4. 
    What mooring line keeps the ships close to the pier ?
    • A. 

      Breast line

    • B. 

      Bolwine

    • C. 

      Stern line

    • D. 

      Spring line

  • 5. 
    If the master considers it necessary, who is qualified as in charge of the deck watch ?
    • A. 

      Deck rating

    • B. 

      Deck officer

    • C. 

      Engineer

    • D. 

      Radio officer

  • 6. 
    The OOW of the engineering watch, what should be monitored in a tank to prevent the liquid from overflowing ?
    • A. 

      Ventilation

    • B. 

      Ullage

    • C. 

      Level

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 7. 
    What does the message security 3 times over the VHF radio means ?
    • A. 

      Distress

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Urgency

    • D. 

      Relay

  • 8. 
    When pan 3 times is heard over the VHF radio, what type of message will be sent ?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Urgency

    • C. 

      Distress

    • D. 

      Relay

  • 9. 
    What is the minimum propulsive power is required in order to have a duty engineer on engineering watch ?
    • A. 

      3000KW

    • B. 

      4000KW

    • C. 

      5000KW

    • D. 

      6000KW

  • 10. 
    What is the term given to an empty space inside a tank measured from level of liquid to the top of tank ?
    • A. 

      Thievage

    • B. 

      Innage

    • C. 

      Lineage

    • D. 

      Ullage

  • 11. 
    In ships with hazardous cargo, who shall take full account of nature, qunatity etc. of the cargo on board?
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Urgency

    • D. 

      Relay

  • 12. 
    What does the letters on the plimsoll disc represents?
    • A. 

      Registry

    • B. 

      Nationality

    • C. 

      Classification society

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 13. 
    Where does the radio watch observation and relevant information be recorded?
    • A. 

      Deck logbook

    • B. 

      Engine logbook

    • C. 

      Master's order book

    • D. 

      Radio logbook

  • 14. 
    Who consulted the master for a safe engineering watch in port?
    • A. 

      Chief officer

    • B. 

      OOW

    • C. 

      Chief engineer

    • D. 

      Radio officer

  • 15. 
    What mooring line keeps the ships from moving forward?
    • A. 

      Bowline

    • B. 

      Spring line

    • C. 

      Stern line

    • D. 

      Breast line

  • 16. 
    GMDSS means __________.
    • A. 

      Global Maritime Distress & Safety System

    • B. 

      Global Maritime Distress & Security System

    • C. 

      Global Maritime Distress & Safety Scheme

    • D. 

      Global Marine Distress & Safety System

  • 17. 
    Which of the following should be maintained in accordance with radio regulations and SOLAS convention?
    • A. 

      Deck watch

    • B. 

      Engine watch

    • C. 

      Anchor watch

    • D. 

      Radio watch

  • 18. 
    In a radio watch, how often does a ship's position is recorded every day?
    • A. 

      Once

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Every 4 hours

    • D. 

      3 times

  • 19. 
    In port, at least how many percent of crew should remain on board?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      60%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 20. 
    SART means __________.
    • A. 

      Searh & Rescue Radar Transistor

    • B. 

      Search & Rescue Radar Transmitter

    • C. 

      Search & Rescue Radar Transducer

    • D. 

      Search & Rescue Radar Transponder

  • 21. 
    Where can you find the load line mark?
    • A. 

      Amidships

    • B. 

      Bow

    • C. 

      Stern

    • D. 

      Deck

  • 22. 
    What is the term used for the process of measuring the contents of a tank?
    • A. 

      Lightering

    • B. 

      Ballasting

    • C. 

      Sounding

    • D. 

      Bunkering

  • 23. 
    Who shall inspect the records of distress communications as its availability?
    • A. 

      Radio officer

    • B. 

      Master

    • C. 

      Deck officer

    • D. 

      Chief officer

  • 24. 
    On what ship's propulsive power, at the master's discretion & in consultation with the chief engineer officer, no officer in charge of the engineering watch?
    • A. 

      5000KW or more

    • B. 

      Less than 3000KW

    • C. 

      Not less than 4000KW

    • D. 

      Not less than 6000KW

  • 25. 
    If mayday 3 times over the VHF radio was heard, what does the message means?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Urgency

    • C. 

      Distress

    • D. 

      Relay