Competence 12 (Deck)

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Competence Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Extended cyclical variation in tensions will cause an anchor chain to break due to _________.
    • A. 

      Abrasion

    • B. 

      Distortion

    • C. 

      Corrosion

    • D. 

      Fatigue

  • 2. 
    Which factor is MOST important in preventing sweat damage within a cargo hold?
    • A. 

      Outside air temperature

    • B. 

      Temperature of the cargo

    • C. 

      Dew point of the outside atmosphere

    • D. 

      Dew point of the cargo hold

  • 3. 
    Under the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936, a vessel will be liable for damage to cargo when the damage arises from ___________.
    • A. 

      An error in navigation

    • B. 

      Lack of ventilation in transit

    • C. 

      An act of war

    • D. 

      Perils of the sea

  • 4. 
    The two courses of action if the underwater hull is severely damaged are to plug the openings or to ________.
    • A. 

      Secure power to the compartment

    • B. 

      Dewater the compartment

    • C. 

      Ballast to maintain even keel

    • D. 

      Establish and maintain flooding boundaries

  • 5. 
    To enable pipes of reception facilities to be connected with the ships discharge pipelines for residues from machinery bilges. Pipelines should be standard with an outside diameter of:
    • A. 

      185 mm

    • B. 

      200 mm

    • C. 

      183 mm

    • D. 

      180 mm

  • 6. 
    Piping that routes an oil cargo from the manifold to under deck pipelines is known.
    • A. 

      Line drop

    • B. 

      Transfer

    • C. 

      Cargo fill

    • D. 

      Branch line

  • 7. 
    An involuntary and dangerous change in heading produced by a severe following or quartering sea is called:
    • A. 

      Forepeak

    • B. 

      Body plan

    • C. 

      Bulk head

    • D. 

      Broaching

  • 8. 
    In the maintenance of cargo handling equipment, how often should you grease the nipples on winches, blocks, derrick heels, crane turntables and similar equipment?
    • A. 

      Weekly

    • B. 

      Every two weeks

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      Every two months

  • 9. 
    A vessel which carries a cargo of grain in bulk should not, at the same time, carry any solid bulk cargo which may _________ unless such cargo is tested and the moisture content is equal to or less than the transportable moisture limit.
    • A. 

      Mix

    • B. 

      Contaminate

    • C. 

      Danger

    • D. 

      Liquefy

  • 10. 
    Ship's small hull leaks can be temporarily repaired/
    • A. 

      Seizing

    • B. 

      Caulking

    • C. 

      Parceiling

    • D. 

      Parbuckling