Competence 11 (Deck)

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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

  • 21. 
    This is a modern method of welding where there is actual melting of the material being joined although the weld metal is composed largely of added materials having the same characteristics as the metal being joined.
    • A. 

      Butt weld

    • B. 

      Fillet weld

    • C. 

      Arc weld

    • D. 

      Fusion weld

  • 22. 
    What is the name called to single fitting installed in a pipeline that either blanks off the pipe or allows a full flow passage of a liquid through the pipe?
    • A. 

      Blind Flange

    • B. 

      Spectacle Flange

    • C. 

      Pivot coupling

    • D. 

      Quick Release Coupling

  • 23. 
    What kind of gauging is used in airtight enclosed cargo tanks?
    • A. 

      Slip tubes

    • B. 

      Closed gauging

    • C. 

      Float gauge

    • D. 

      Sounding tape

  • 24. 
    Which factor is not important when calculating the best use of the cubic capacity of a ship's hold?
    • A. 

      The choice of cargo to fit the hold

    • B. 

      The skill of the longshoremen

    • C. 

      The value of the cargo

    • D. 

      The proper use of filler cargo

  • 25. 
    These are devices which secure standing and running riggings that includes cleats, bitts, chocks, fairleads and pad eye.
    • A. 

      Deck gear

    • B. 

      Deck store

    • C. 

      Deck device

    • D. 

      Deck fittings

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