Competence 11 (Deck)

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Transportation Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    With the buttress securing system, containers of different height must be stowed _______.
    • A. 

      On the top tier

    • B. 

      Next to the buttress tower

    • C. 

      In the hold

    • D. 

      On the bottom tier on deck

  • 2. 
    When viewed from above, the best position for the guy in relation to the boom is _________.
    • A. 

      Parallel to the boom

    • B. 

      Right angle

    • C. 

      At 45 degrees angle

    • D. 

      Aft of the boom

  • 3. 
    A condition in which the oxygen content throughout the atmosphere of a tank has been reduced to 8%.
    • A. 

      Poisonous condition

    • B. 

      Inert gas condition

    • C. 

      Safety condition

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    With a given load on the cargo hook, the thrust on a cargo boom _________.
    • A. 

      Is least at an angle of 45degrees and increases as the boom is raised or lowered

    • B. 

      Is greatest at an angle of 45degrees and decreases as the boom is raised or lowered

    • C. 

      Increases as the angle to the horizontal increases

    • D. 

      Increases as the angle to the horizontal decreaases

  • 5. 
    How should the first layer of the dunnage be laid for loading of bagged cargo in the lower hold of a ship equipped with side bilges?
    • A. 

      At an angle to the keel with the forward end outboard

    • B. 

      In a fore and aft pattern

    • C. 

      At an angle to the keel wit the forward end inboard

    • D. 

      Diagonally across the entire hold

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an example of a fundamental objective of cargo stowage?
    • A. 

      Separate wet and dry cargoes into separate hold

    • B. 

      Prevent over carriage by block stowage

    • C. 

      Load so that trim does not exceed 3' by the stern

    • D. 

      Make maximum use of existing dunnages

  • 7. 
    What is the proper method of lashing cars?
    • A. 

      Body unit lashed, brakes engaged, wheels choked

    • B. 

      Brakes on engine gear, wheels choked, body unit lashed

    • C. 

      Weight of the body supported, brakes on engine gear, wheels lashed

    • D. 

      Wheels lashed, wheels choked, hand brakes engaged

  • 8. 
    Open or partially opened hatches should not be:
    • A. 

      Lighted

    • B. 

      Provided with warning sign

    • C. 

      Provided handrails or stanchions

    • D. 

      Covered with tarpaulins

  • 9. 
    "Optional Cargo" refers to cargo that;
    • A. 

      The shipper may substitute for another

    • B. 

      Maybe carried either on deck or below deck

    • C. 

      May be all or partly discharged at one or more ports

    • D. 

      May or may not be carried

  • 10. 
    To remove any odor on your cargo holds after discharging refrigerated cargoes, you should.
    • A. 

      Wash down with fresh water, before spraying with a solution

    • B. 

      Wash down with fresh water then spray with solution

    • C. 

      Thoroughly ventilate, spray with solution of 1/2 lb. of chloride of time to 3 gallons of fresh water

    • D. 

      Wash down and thoroughly ventilate the hold

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the advantage of having a (COW) crude oil washing?
    • A. 

      Increased work load in port

    • B. 

      Reduction in time of passage tank cleaning

    • C. 

      An effective monitoring system

    • D. 

      An effectively monitoring systems

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an example of a fundamental objective of cargo stowage?
    • A. 

      Load so that trim does not exceed 3' by the stern

    • B. 

      Make maximum use of existing dunnages

    • C. 

      Prevent over carriage by block stowage

    • D. 

      Separate wet and dry cargoes into separated hold

  • 13. 
    What percent of cargo in international trade moves by container ship?
    • A. 

      Under 25%

    • B. 

      75% or over

    • C. 

      Under 75%

    • D. 

      Under 50%

  • 14. 
    What purpose does a bridge fitting serve when lashing containers?
    • A. 

      Ties a container stack to the deck

    • B. 

      Restrains racking loads

    • C. 

      Restrains the container against horizontal motion

    • D. 

      Ties a container to the container below it

  • 15. 
    Measurement for tonnage and issue of an International tonnage certificate is the responsibility of:
    • A. 

      Port State

    • B. 

      International Maritime Organization

    • C. 

      Classification Society

    • D. 

      Flag State

  • 16. 
    What is the term used when a cargo of the same density throughout?
    • A. 

      Grain cargo

    • B. 

      Bulk cargoes other than grain

    • C. 

      Homogeneous cargo

    • D. 

      Heterogeneous cargo

  • 17. 
    The angle of heel due to shift of the grain shall not be greater than:
    • A. 

      12 degrees

    • B. 

      15 degrees

    • C. 

      5 degrees

    • D. 

      10 degrees

  • 18. 
    A ship designed to carry either oil or solid cargoes in bulk is known as:
    • A. 

      Multi-purpose vessel

    • B. 

      Combination carrier

    • C. 

      Special vessel

    • D. 

      General cargo vessel

  • 19. 
    Adverse effects due to free surface will become apparent when:
    • A. 

      A portion of liquid is removed from a full tank

    • B. 

      The vessel is trimmed by the stern

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 20. 
    A colorless gas with high carbon content, lighter than air with chemical formula of C2H2.
    • A. 

      Acetone

    • B. 

      Acetylene

    • C. 

      Astatine

    • D. 

      Argon

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