Competence 2 (Deck)

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Competence Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which signal may be sounded ONLY by vessels in restricted visibility?
    • A. 

      One prolonged, one short, one prolonged, and one short blast, in that order

    • B. 

      Two short blasts

    • C. 

      Four short blasts

    • D. 

      At least five short and rapid blasts

  • 2. 
    A light used to signal passing intentions must be an ____________.
    • A. 

      Alternating white and yellow light

    • B. 

      A searchlight or beam

    • C. 

      An all-round white light

    • D. 

      All-round white or yellow light

  • 3. 
    Vessel "X" is overtaking vessel "Y" on open waters and will pass without changing course. Vessel "X " __________.
    • A. 

      Should sound the danger signal

    • B. 

      Will not sound any whistle signals

    • C. 

      Should sound two short blasts

    • D. 

      Should sound one long blast

  • 4. 
    The prohibition against displaying lights which may be confused with required navigation lights applies ____________.
    • A. 

      Only when under tow

    • B. 

      Only when operating in a traffic separation scheme

    • C. 

      From sunset to sunrise and during restricted visibility

    • D. 

      Only when other vessels are in the area

  • 5. 
    You intend to overtake a vessel in a narrow channel. As you approach the other vessel's stern ___________.
    • A. 

      You will gain speed

    • B. 

      Both vessels will gain speed

    • C. 

      The vessel will drift together

    • D. 

      The vessels will drift apart

  • 6. 
    Whenever a course alternation is made to avoid collision, it should be:
    • A. 

      Any of the choices is correct

    • B. 

      A large change

    • C. 

      Supplemental by speed change

    • D. 

      A succession of small changes

  • 7. 
    Which statement is TRUE regarding equipment for bell and going signals?
    • A. 

      Any vessel over 12-meters in length must be provided with a gong

    • B. 

      Manual sounding of the signals must always be possible

    • C. 

      Signals must be able to be sounded manually and automatically

    • D. 

      A vessel of less than 12 meters in length need not have any sound signaling equipment

  • 8. 
    Your vessel is underway in fog and you hear two prolonged blast on your starboard quarter. What appropriate action should you do?
    • A. 

      Hold your course and speed

    • B. 

      Alter course to port

    • C. 

      Alter course to starboard

    • D. 

      Stop your engine

  • 9. 
    The word "seaplane" means it includes:
    • A. 

      Commercial aircraft

    • B. 

      Any airplane on a flight over a large body of water

    • C. 

      Helicopter flying over water

    • D. 

      Any air craft designed to maneuver on the water

  • 10. 
    A vessel heading SSE is on a course of:
    • A. 

      157.5deg.

    • B. 

      135.0deg.

    • C. 

      180.0deg.

    • D. 

      112.5deg.

  • 11. 
    The competence and vigilance of the officer of the watch provide the most direct means of:
    • A. 

      Adhering with the Master;s order

    • B. 

      Avoiding close quarter situation

    • C. 

      Avoiding dangerous situations

    • D. 

      Posting proper lookout

  • 12. 
    A vessel shall navigate with caution at what speed?
    • A. 

      At maneuvering speed

    • B. 

      At a speed commensurate with steerage way

    • C. 

      At slow speed

    • D. 

      At moderate speed

  • 13. 
    A vessel transferring cargo while underway is classified by the Rules as a vessel:
    • A. 

      Constrained by her draft

    • B. 

      Restricted in her ability to maneuver

    • C. 

      Not under command

    • D. 

      In special circumtances

  • 14. 
    The Night Orders Book includes the following except?
    • A. 

      Maintain ship's speed at all times

    • B. 

      Minimum CPA

    • C. 

      Fix intervals

    • D. 

      Ship's navigation policy

  • 15. 
    A look-out is best posted in which location?
    • A. 

      In the bridge wings

    • B. 

      Inside the bridge

    • C. 

      Forward as low as possible

    • D. 

      High on the mast

  • 16. 
    When pushing ahead in fog, a vessel towing shall sound:
    • A. 

      One prolonged blast

    • B. 

      One prolonged and two short blasts

    • C. 

      Two prolonged blasts

    • D. 

      One short blast

  • 17. 
    Pre-departure Check List includes the following, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Navigational Equipment

    • B. 

      Weather Report

    • C. 

      Passage Plan

    • D. 

      Bridge standing Order

  • 18. 
    What would an OIC-NW should do prior to relieving an officer incharge of navigational watch?
    • A. 

      Report to the bridge just on time

    • B. 

      Report to the bridge in order to adjust his eyesight for at least 10 mins prior to taking the watch

    • C. 

      Report to the bridge in order to familiarize himself with the instruments and equipement

    • D. 

      Read and sign the order book and check vessel's position

  • 19. 
    What rule indicates the actions of a give-way vessel?
    • A. 

      Rule 14

    • B. 

      Rule 16

    • C. 

      Rule 15

    • D. 

      Rule 13

  • 20. 
    As prescribed in the Rules, Annex I of the Navigation Rules pertains to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Technical Details of Sound Signal Appliances

    • B. 

      Positioning and Technical Details of Lights and Shapes

    • C. 

      Additional Signals for Fishing Vessel Fishing in Close Proximity

    • D. 

      Distress Signals