Competence 13 (Deck)

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 1297

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Competence Quizzes & Trivia

Maintain seaworthiness of the ship


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most minor spills of oil products are caused by ___________.
    • A. 

      Major casualties

    • B. 

      Equipment failure

    • C. 

      Unforeseeable circumstances

    • D. 

      Human error

  • 2. 
    Spreading oil on the open sea has the effect of __________.
    • A. 

      Lengthening the distance between successive crests

    • B. 

      Increasing the height of the seas

    • C. 

      Preventing the wave crests from breaking

    • D. 

      Diminishing the height of the seas

  • 3. 
    SOPEP means ________.
    • A. 

      Spill of Oil Prevention and Environmental Protection

    • B. 

      Shipboard Oil Pollution and Emergency Plans

    • C. 

      Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Protection

    • D. 

      Shipboard Oil Prevention and Environmental Protection

  • 4. 
    To whom is the first report rendered in the oil pollution contingency plan of the vessel?
    • A. 

      Port authorities

    • B. 

      Ship's owner

    • C. 

      Coast guard

    • D. 

      Ship's agent

  • 5. 
    On a tankship, sanitary inspections of the crew's quarters are the responsibility of the ________.
    • A. 

      Master and union delegate

    • B. 

      Master and Second Mate

    • C. 

      Master and Chief Mate

    • D. 

      Master and Chief Engineer

  • 6. 
    The preferred type of pollution control for oil spills on the water is(are) ___________.
    • A. 

      Straw

    • B. 

      Boom

    • C. 

      Skimmers

    • D. 

      Chemical dispersants

  • 7. 
    The term "discharge", as it applies to the pollution regulations, means ___________.
    • A. 

      Spilling, leaking, pumping

    • B. 

      Ballasting & deballasting

    • C. 

      Gassing Up & Incinerating

    • D. 

      Inerting & venting

  • 8. 
    Under the Pollution Regulations, garbage disposal records must be kept ___________.
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Until the next Coast Guard inspection

    • C. 

      Two years

    • D. 

      Until the end of the voyage

  • 9. 
    The oil record book maintained on a vessel not engaged in a foreign trade shall be maintained on board for not less than:
    • A. 

      36 months

    • B. 

      48 months

    • C. 

      24 months

    • D. 

      12 months

  • 10. 
    What is required for each scupper in an enclosed area, to prevent oil spill?
    • A. 

      Mechanical means of closing

    • B. 

      Wooden plug and cement

    • C. 

      Biogradable rubber plug

    • D. 

      Plastic plug attached to the ship by chain

  • 11. 
    When lopping off fuel tanks as a precautions against oil spill, you should:
    • A. 

      Close the deck filling valve to reduce the pumping rate

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Close all tank vents to prevent overflow

    • D. 

      Fill the tank to the bottom of the expansion tank

  • 12. 
    Which is correct with regards to spillage of gasoline?
    • A. 

      It is not covered by pollution laws

    • B. 

      It will sink more rapidly than crude oil

    • C. 

      It does little harm to marine life

    • D. 

      Visible for a shorter time than a fuel oil spill

  • 13. 
    The transfer procedure for oil products are required to be posted:
    • A. 

      In the bridge

    • B. 

      Mess hall

    • C. 

      Where they can be easily seen

    • D. 

      Pump room

  • 14. 
    The Marpol Convention shall not apply to:
    • A. 

      Mobile oil drilling units

    • B. 

      Vessels less than 500 gross tonnage

    • C. 

      Warships

    • D. 

      Passenger ships

  • 15. 
    On the completion of oil transfer operation, pollution prevention regulation requires that all:
    • A. 

      Sounding should be entered in the oil record book

    • B. 

      All of the choices

    • C. 

      Hose should be blown down with air

    • D. 

      Valves used during transfer shall be closed

  • 16. 
    Which is NOT a type oil skimmer?
    • A. 

      Oleophilic

    • B. 

      Weir

    • C. 

      Dynamic Incline Plane

    • D. 

      Fence

  • 17. 
    What is required for each scupper in an enclosed area, to prevent oil spill?
    • A. 

      Biogradable rubber plug

    • B. 

      Mechanical means of closing

    • C. 

      Plastic plug attached to the ship by chain

    • D. 

      Wooden plug and cement

  • 18. 
    Which statement is TRUE in a gasoline spill?
    • A. 

      It is not covered by pollution laws

    • B. 

      It does little harm to marine life

    • C. 

      It will sink more rapidly oil

    • D. 

      It is invisible for a shorter time than crude oil

  • 19. 
    Type of boom that is made of fibers that absorb oil but not water.
    • A. 

      Rapid deployment type

    • B. 

      Sorbent type

    • C. 

      Ro type

    • D. 

      Fence type

  • 20. 
    With regards to accidental oil pollution, the most critical time during bunkering is when:
    • A. 

      During final topping

    • B. 

      When hoses are being disconnected

    • C. 

      Hoses are being blown down

    • D. 

      Start to receive fuel