Master Mariner ECDIS Quiz Questions With Answers

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Do you aspire to be a master mariner? If so, you must be aware of the term ECDIS. We have a good set of quiz questions with answers on ECDIS to check if you qualify to be a marine master or not. A marine master is a professional mariner with the highest seafarer qualification grade who can handle a ship of any size in any part of the globe. ECDIS is a navigational chart system used in naval vessels and ships to pinpoint locations. A professional mariner always uses this electronic chart system. Play the quiz now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An ECDIS is required to display which informtation?
    • A. 

      Hydrographic data, RADAR targets, ARPA vectors

    • B. 

      Brightness, Darkness

    • C. 

      Temperature, Density, Distance

    • D. 

      Pressure, Vibration

  • 2. 
    ECDIS means:
    • A. 

      Electronic Chart Display and Information System

    • B. 

      Electric Chart Data and Information System

    • C. 

      Electric Chart Display and Information System

    • D. 

      Electronic Chart Data and Information System

  • 3. 
    The most important reason for taking anti-seasickness pills as soon as possible after entering a liferaft is to _______________.
    • A. 

      Reduce appetite by decreasing nausea

    • B. 

      Prevent impaired judgment due to motion-induced deliriousness

    • C. 

      Assist in sleeping

    • D. 

      Prevent loss of body moisture by vomiting

  • 4. 
    ECDIS is set with performance standard by IMO called:
    • A. 

      TX 50

    • B. 

      DP 90

    • C. 

      DX 90

    • D. 

      DT 40

  • 5. 
    A radar based constant up-date of cross track tendency.
    • A. 

      Distance Off Danger

    • B. 

      Parallel Indexing

    • C. 

      Clearing bearing

    • D. 

      Track Made Good

  • 6. 
    This is the ship's electronic data base used in the ECDIS System.
    • A. 

      Chart data base

    • B. 

      Maps

    • C. 

      Electronic Nautical Chart

    • D. 

      Digital Chart

  • 7. 
    The Component of the IBS that allows a navigator to see an integrated navigation and tactical display and to avoid navigational hazard is:
    • A. 

      RADAR

    • B. 

      Control system

    • C. 

      System display unit

    • D. 

      Tactical display unit

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statement is TRUE regarding automatic identification systems (AIS)?
    • A. 

      AIS provides near real-time information regarding another vessel's speed over ground and heading regardless of visibility.

    • B. 

      AIS will not provide information on another vessel if that vessel is indistinguishable in radar sea clutter.

    • C. 

      AIS can be relied upon as the sole means to determine course changes due to other AIS equipped traffic.

    • D. 

      AIS is designed to replace ARPA, maneuvering boards, and visual bearing as a means to ascertain the risk of collision.

  • 9. 
    Chart information details to be used in ECDIS should be the latest edition of information originated by a government-authorized hydrographic office and conform to the standards of (the) _________.
    • A. 

      US Coast Guard

    • B. 

      International Maritime Organization

    • C. 

      NASA

    • D. 

      International Hydrographic Organization

  • 10. 
    Which information must automatic identification systems (AIS) automatically provide to appropriately equipped shore stations, vessels and aircraft?
    • A. 

      Destination

    • B. 

      Draught

    • C. 

      ETA

    • D. 

      Vessel's course

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